TIMOTHY LEE

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.

KATHLEEN KELLEY

Director of the Family Program

 

Director of the Family Program . MDiv. LMFT, is a NYS licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in the treatment and recovery of individuals, couples and families struggling with addictions. She is also an expert working with couples in crisis due to sexual addiction and compulsivity.

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.

CHRISTOPHER M. SHEA

Primary Therapist – LMSW, CASAC,
CSAT Candidate, EMDR

 

Primary Therapist – LMSW, CASAC, CSAT Candidate, EMDR

Christopher has been in the addiction treatment field since 2009.  His interest in human behavior, trauma, and recovery has earned him a Master of Social Work degree from New York University.   He also holds credentials as a Certified Alcoholism Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). His professional affiliations include memberships in the National Association of Social Workers, the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals, the Cognitive Therapy Center of NJ, and the International Society of Schema Therapy.

Christopher is experienced in working with people suffering from addictions, trauma, and co-occurring mental disorders.  He is formally trained in Schema Therapy as well as EMDR to treat PTSD and other life traps.  He facilitates psycho-educational lectures and the practices of DBT, CBT, and 12-Step Recovery.  Those benefitting from his care include addicted individuals, their partners, and couples working towards relationship resotration.

He has specialized experience in working with LGBTQ populations as both a facilitator of a gay men’s support groups and as a peer counselor at Identity House. He provides culturally competent mental health services in the form of individual and group therapies to a wide variety of populations. Through his dedication and commitment to helping people heal their lives, Christopher upholds dedication, warmth, and integrity as a mental health professional.

JOHN D. KELLY

Primary Therapist – LMSW

 

Primary Therapist – LMSW

 John earned his Masters of Social Work degree from Fordham University, and specializes in treatment for sex addiciton 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.

BRI ARDEN KALIKOW

Primary Therapist – LMSW

 

Primary Therapist – LMSW

Bri is a LMSW, Licensed Psychotherapist, State of New York. She earned her MSW and BA in Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies from Columbia University. She maintains an active affiliation with the Columbia School of Social Work as an Associate for graduate studies in Human Sexuality. She is also a Staff Therapist at the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP) in the Adult Treatment Program. She has worked at various treatment centers and legal settings in New York, specializing in work with sex addiction, sex offenses, trauma, domestic violence, and child pornography. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

Outside of work, Bri is a Dive Master and enjoys traveling the world to scuba dive. She also enjoys singing and music. Bri and her husband live in Manhattan.

ESTEE ESSES

Primary Therapist – LMSW

 

Primary Therapist – LMSW

Estee is a graduate of Adelphi University School of Social Work where she earned her MSW and is a licensed therapist in the State of New York. Estee works with individuals, couples and groups who are experiencing difficulty relating to problematic sexual behavior and intimacy disorders.

Estee uses a variety fo therapeutic interventions including Coginitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-based practices, Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Psychodynamic Therapy to help people regain control of their lives, heal their relationships and ultimately thrive.