Counselor Referrals


Whole Mental Wellness
Sherie Ramsgard, NPP, Practitioner & Owner
191 Intrepid Lane (lower level)
Syracuse, New York 13205
T: 315-218-5909 E:

At Whole Mental Wellness, we include use of A Bio-Psycho-Social Assessment to identify areas of growth and act as a partner to develop a plan of care that will help each person achieve their identified personal mental health wellness goals. Use of Cognitive Behavioral Techniques(CBT/Dialectical Behavioral Techniques (DBT)/traditional Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology (medication management), & Nutritional Counseling; along with complementary & alternative approaches such as relaxation, guided imagery, breath work, and mindfulness will be incorporated into all care plans.

Janis L. Scaturo, L.C.S.W.
5800 Heritage Landing Drive, Suite E
East Syracuse, New York  13057
Some Insurances Accepted

Janis L. Scaturo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice.  Janis received her MSW degree from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois.  She has over 30 years of clinical experience.  In her practice, Janis specializes in the counseling of individuals, couples, and families coping with various forms of childbearing loss.  These include losses due to infertility, miscarriage, and stillbirth.  Treatment modalities include progressive relaxation, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and family therapy to help her clients in reducing the stress of infertility and assisted reproduction.  Janis Scaturo is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the New York State Society of Clinical Social Work, and a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work since 1993.

Nicole Christina, L.C.S.W.
Adult and Adolescent Psychotherapy
1315 Westmoreland Avenue
Syracuse, New York13210

Nicole Christina is in private practice specializing in the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders and eating-related issues. She is a graduate of Smith College School of Social Work. Prior to becoming a psychotherapist, Ms. Christina was involved in mental health research at Yale University, where she was awarded the A. Bartlett Giamatti prize for excellence. Ms. Christina uses a multi-disciplinary approach in her work, collaborating with the client’s physician and dietician, when indicated. She is a member of the Academy of Eating Disorders. She has given numerous presentations on the subject.

Bridgette A. Huntley, L.M.F.T
Marriage and Family Therapist
530 Oak Street
Syracuse, NY 13203

Bridgette has been in private practice for 15 years working with individuals, couples and families. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, meeting the requirements to qualify as a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She works extensively with depression, anxiety and grief related to various types of physical pain and chronic illness. A client’s healing is assisted through a strength oriented and collaborative style.

Penny Lupo MS LMHC
Integrative Counseling Services PLLC
6734 Pine Ridge Rd
Auburn, NY 13021

Penny is a licensed mental health counselor/play therapist who works with individuals of all ages. She is a member of the American Association for Play Therapy and the American Counseling Association. She has experience counseling issues such as grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma and more. Penny has an interest in counseling people that are going through the fertility process or pregnancy loss. She has an informed perspective as she and her husband went through several years of fertility treatments, multiple miscarriages and the adoption process.

Katherine C. Mackey Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Medical East Building
5900 North Burdick Street, Suite 100A
East Syracuse, NY 13057
O: 315-627-0096
C: 315-491-0702
F: 315-627-0116


Emily Horowitz, MA
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
150 Allen’s Creek Road
Rochester NY 14618

Emily has been working with individuals and groups in transition for over 11 years. Emily received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, where she learned the art of fusing western psychology with eastern spiritual practices and belief systems. Emily is passionate about supporting people at various points along the “parenting spectrum.” This includes helping expecting, new or experienced parents develop mindfulness and attunement in their relationships. It also includes supporting people who are struggling with infertility and pregnancy loss along their journey to parenthood. Emily works from a holistic perspective, integrating mind-body practices into the session to help support your growth and overall well-being. Emily has specialized training in pre-and-perinatal mental health, and is trained in Levels I and II of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)—which is an experiential technique for working with traumatic or unresolved life experiences. In addition to offering counseling, Emily also teach SoulSweat™, which is a high-energy dance-fitness class intended to awaken the creative spirit support people in their efforts to feel more healthy, fit, and empowered in their bodies.

Kristen Conjerti, LCSW
Mental Health Therapist for Children, Adolescents and Adults
1415 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14619

Kristen Conjerti is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice with 10 years experience assisting a variety of clients in working through stressors stemming from home, school, relationships, trauma and numerous other sources.  She uses an eclectic blend of techniques including, but not limited to, art, CBT and supportive therapy and tailors her methods to the individual needs of her clients.  She uses a strengths based perspective to assist people in their life journeys.  Her primary interests are with women and families going through the fertility process, anxiety, depression, grief/loss issues.

Kristen received her training at Fordham University in New York City where she lived for 2 years. Post graduate school, she lived and worked as a therapist in Charlotte, NC where she served a primarily rural population,  since moving back to the Rochester area in 2007, she has worked as a therapist serving individuals of all ages and their families.


Leslie Carey
Capital Region Health Park
711 Troy-Schenectady Road
Latham, NY 12110

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