Director and Founder, LCSW
Director and Founder – LCSW – Licensed Therapist, State of New York, and a CSAT (Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist) and S-PSB. He earned his MSW from New York University. Tim has trained with Patrick Carnes, Ph.D, Doug Weiss, Ph.D, as well as at the Psychodrama Institute New York and Keystone ECU in Chester, PA.
Through private practice, Tim provides therapy to individuals and couples who are experiencing difficulties relating to sex addiction and compulsive behavior. For six years, he was a board member of The Society for The Advancement of Sexual Health , which publishes a scientific journal on sexual compulsivity and hosts an annual conference to provide educational sessions on the treatment of sex addiction. He is a member of IITAP (International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals), and was also a founding member of Addiction Therapy Professionals, a professional group of therapists specializing in the treatment of sex addiction. Before starting his private practice, Tim worked at various addiction treatment centers in the New York City area, including Hazelden of New York.
A licensed pilot, Tim enjoys flying and hiking in his leisure time. He is also an avid traveler and history buff. Tim and his wife live in Manhattan.
Director of the Family Program
In addition to recently joining New York Pathways, she is managing director and faculty practice member of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute in NYC. Kathleen holds a Master of Divinity and is a candidate for a doctoral degree from The Catholic University of America specializing in family systems. In addition, Kathleen has extensive training in marriage and family therapy as well as psychoanalysis from The Blanton Peale Institute in New York City, The Bowen Family Center in Washington D.C. and The Western Pennsylvania Family Center in Pittsburgh
Kathleen has worked in the field of addictions for over 15 years including for the last 7+ years as part of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians at the Hazelden Foundation in NYC where she served as the Family Program Coordinator. Kathleen has extensive experience developing and facilitating process and psycho-educational groups for spouses, partners and loved ones of people struggling with a variety of addictions.
JOHN D. KELLY
Primary Therapist – LCSW
Primary Therapist – LSCW – John earned his Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University, and specializes in treatment for sex addiction and trauma. In addition to individual therapy, John provides relationship restoration therapy for couples, and facilitates psychoeducation and process-oriented groups. Cognitive beharioral therapy, motivational interviewing, as well as Gestalt therapy and inner child experiential therapy are a few modalities John has experience using to help clients restore their lives and relationships.
In the past, John worked for 17 years as a corporate banker and treasury management consultant for several Wall Street firms, and 10 years as a manager at a private golf club in New Jersey.
John currently volunteers and mentors at a non-profit in NYC that helps support previously incarcerated individuals start new businesses and find employment. For fun, John’s hobbies include playing golf, bicycling, gardening and oil painting.
Primary Therapist – LMSW – CSAT-C
Lisa offers a variety of therapeutic interventions that focus directly on treating the addiction to achieve lasting change that promotes human dignity and wholeness. Other modalities utilized in her treatment include inner child experiential therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-based practices. Lisa is also a Certified S.A.F.E EMDR practitioner.
Previously, Lisa has worked for large corporations, most recently in Pharmaceuticals and earned an MBA in the process. Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with her dogs and is dedicated to helping members of her community heal their lives.
Primary Therapist – LMSW, CSAT Candidate
Sean works with individuals and groups at New York Pathways, supporting clients in their recovery from out-of-control sexual behavior through evidence-based therapy practices such as Motivational Interviewing for addiction and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Sean introduces clients to 12-step recovery and the power of community and connection to help them achieve and maintain sobriety.
Sean is also involved in developing educational curricula for the agency, providing clients with tools and resources to support their recovery.
Prior to entering the addiction recovery field, Sean worked in the IT field.
Rodrigo works with individuals and groups, he trained in EMDR, and is well knowledgeable in interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Attachment Theory, and Psychodynamic. He understands how shame affects many of us and its correlation to issues such as addiction and difficulties with intimacy. When working with LGBTQ clients he recognizes the importance of sex-positive and non-shaming approaches.
Andrea specializes in treatment for individuals with out-of-control sexual behavior and betrayal trauma therapy for their partners. Using a variety of therapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based practices, Motivational Interviewing, and Psychodynamic Therapy, she provides individual therapy and relationship restoration therapy for couples and facilitates group therapy sessions.
Previous to her career as a therapist, Andrea spent 20 years working in the field of strategic communications research for both Fortune 500 and non-profit clients. Andrea loves reading and theater, and her greatest passion is travel. She has visited over 65 countries and has lived in France, Japan, and South Sudan. She currently lives in Manhattan.
His tenure spans over two decades long as Program Director for some of the top treatment centers in New York, including most recently, The Odyssey House. Robert spent 5 years overseeing Clinical and Rehab services in an integrated behavioral healthcare modality.
Robert has a long history working with the LGBTQ+ community around addictions. In the LGBTQ+ community, the frequent destructive sexual activity is not emotionally fulfilling and results in problems in marriage, social relationships, health, employment, finances, and the law. The compulsive behavior interferes with the normal daily life and its responsibilities and can cause devastating results. The LGBTQ+ community can find out about what sexual addiction is, what are its signs and symptoms, its causes and risk factors, and how to deal with it by seeking sex addiction help.
Robert is currently the Program Director at Samaritan Daytop Village, providing comprehensive Mental health and Addiction Services to over ninety clients daily in the New York area. Samaritan Daytop Village’s mission statement encapsulates their stance that “We believe that good resides in each of our clients.” Robert’s emphasis with his clients and the populations he serves is one based through spiritual components of healing.
Prior to joining Pathways, Jeffrey also worked as a counselor on the Sexual Assault Response Team at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. With a long career in the financial world, Jeffrey intimately understands the pressures, challenges, and choices facing the professional community of New York City.
As a therapist, Sophie brings a deep sense of warmth, creativity, humor, and active collaboration to each session. She helps her clients discover how to confront patterns of behavior that have historically held them back, tap into the wisdom of their bodies, and develop trust in their gut feelings. She takes an integrative, sex-positive, trauma-informed, and LGBTQIA+ affirming approach, drawing from somatic, object relations, and cognitive behavioral (CBT) modalities.
Sophie’s clinical experience also includes individual and group work with people living with physical disabilities and illnesses. Additionally, she has co-facilitated trauma-focused process groups for previously incarcerated individuals.
Prior to pursuing a career in social work, Sophie worked as a disability rights activist and photographer on awareness campaigns for Google, Adobe, Vogue, and Airbnb.
Mike’s areas of focus in counseling are in mindfulness, compulsive sexual behavior, 12-step approach to recovery to help people regain agency in their lives, career issues and end of life/grief work.
Mike lives with his wife on Long Island, and enjoys spending time with their four daughters and six grandchildren. He is an author of two books on self-care and enjoys hiking and yoga.
Outside of school and work, Margaret enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and going to sporting events and concerts.