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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 . 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. 

Primary Therapist. - LCSW, S-PSB Licensed in NYS. A psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of sexual addiction. He earned his MSW from Fordham University where he received The St. Peter Claver Award, which is awarded annually to a graduate student demonstrating excellence in coursework, field work, and the student community. He has trained at Riveredge Community House, as well as The Psychiatry Department at Maimonides Medical Center, where he provided individual and group psychotherapy. He is currently a psychoanalytic training candidate at PPSC in Manhattan. Nathan is an individual and group therapist and runs the education group at New York Pathways.

Nathan is a member of The Society for the Advancement Sexual Health (SASH), as well as The New York State Society for Clinical Social Workers (NYSSCSW). He is well versed in the principles of recovery from sex addiction, drug and alcohol dependence, and other addictive/compulsive behaviors, and is particularly interested in the intersection of 12-step philosophy and psychotherapy.

Primary Therapist. - MA, MHC-LP Licensed in NYS. Paul has a Masters Degree in counseling from Fordham University, as well as more that 20 years working with sex addicts in 12-Step recovery.  Paul utilizes a combination of techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Gestalt techniques, and others to help clients succeed in their effort to regain their lives from sex addiction and other issues that prevent them from living their lives to the fullest.  Paul has specialized training and experience in the relief of spiritual distress, and the integration of spirituality and psychotherapy.  He has worked for many years within the LGBTQ community and among artists, entrepreneurs, and business leaders.

Primary Therapist. - LMSW. Karen is a graduate of Fordham University and is a Licensed Therapist in the State of NY. She graduated with honors and is a member of Fordham's Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Karen specializes in addiction treatment. As a member of Pathways' multi-disciplinary team, Karen works with addiction clients, partners and their extended families in addressing the challenges brought on by addiction. She is studying with Patrick Carnes and is a CSAT candidate. Karen is also well-versed in family of origin issues and co-dependent behaviors that become road-blocks for people in reaching their full potential.  She is also well-versed in the Meadows Model, a trusted name in the treatment of trauma and addiction.
Karen employs a holistic approach to treating addiction including psycho-education, the task-based model developed by Patrick Carnes and overlays this structured approach with a psycho-dynamic model to address the underlying causes of addiction, as well as leveraging CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).  She is a strong advocate of the 12-step philosophy and recognizes it as one of the key pillars of a holistic approach to treatment.
Karen is a member of IITAP (International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals) and NASW (National Association of Social Workers).

Primary Therapist - LMSW Harvey is a graduate of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and is a licensed therapist in the State of New York specializing in the treatment of sexual addiction and compulsivity. Harvey utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Mindfulness-based practices, and Gestalt techniques to help people regain agency in their lives. A member of New York Pathways' multidisciplinary team, Harvey works with addicts, partners, and families. He provides individual therapy and facilitates psychoeducational and mutual-aid group therapy.

He is a member of the New York State Society of Clinical Social Workers (NYSSCSW), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH).

Primary Therapist - Intern. BA, CASAC. Christopher has been in the addiction treatment field for the past six years. He began his career as a counselor at Inter-Care Ltd., an intensive outpatient treatment center for chemical addiction. His interest in human behavior and recovery has earned him a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services and certification as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).

He is currently obtaining a Master of Social Work degree at New York University. Christopher has extensive experience working with people suffering from addictions and co-occurring mental disorders. He has specialized experience in working with LGBTQ populations as both a facilitator of a gay men's group at Inter-Care and as a peer counselor at Identity House.

He provides culturally competent mental health services in addiction in the form of individual and group therapy to a wide variety of populations. He facilitates psycho-educational lectures and has extensive knowledge in the practice of 12-Step recovery. Through his dedication and commitment to helping people heal their lives, Christopher sets and achieves a high standard for his proficiency and integrity as a mental health professional.


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