OUR THERAPISTS

We are a group of licensed mental health professionals who know that, in order to help you, we must first listen to you and understand your perspective.  We appreciate how difficult it can be to ask for help, and we are humbled that you have considered partnering with us.

 
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ETHAN SIEGEL, PSY.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Psy.D., The George Washington University, School of Professional Psychology​

B.A. in psychology, The George Washington University
Predoctoral Internship: Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Siegel founded the practice in 2012. He has worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health centers, schools, private practice, and summer camps. 


Dr. Siegel's approach is informed by psychodynamic theory, which views therapy as a means to explore thoughts, feelings, and past experiences. He also applies cognitive behavioral techniques, which help the client reframe maladaptive thought patterns.

Dr. Siegel is committed to providing honest, genuine, and ethical care to each client. He strives to create a welcoming and non-judgemental environment so that clients can feel comfortable discussing their concerns.

 
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WILLIAM SISCO, PSY.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Psy.D., The George Washington University, School of Professional Psychology

B.A. in psychology and English, Albion College

Predoctoral Internship: Connected Psychological Services, Washington, DC


Dr. Sisco has extensive experience providing psychological services to children, adolescents, and adults.  He has worked in community mental health centers, schools, and inpatient settings.

Dr. Sisco is trained in psychodynamic therapy. In his work with children, Dr. Sisco uses a play therapy approach known as Floortime, which is based on the Developmental Individual-difference Relationship-based model (DIR).

 
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CHRISTINA VANZELLA, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

MSW, Clinical Social Work, Fordham University
BSW, Social Work, Seton Hall University

Christina has an eclectic approach to therapy, using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Psychodynamic techniques in helping clients
through their recovery process.

She strives to provide a comfortable, nonjudgemental
environment in order to help her clients gain a greater insight of their feelings and behaviors, to
feel more empowered, and to improve their self-esteem.


Christina has worked with children, adolescents and adults suffering from an array of challenges
including anxiety, depression, relational issues, trauma, work and school stress, grief and loss,
and many others.


Before joining the practice, Christina worked at a private practice in New Jersey for four years.
She also has experience working in the school system and adolescent/teenage treatment
centers focusing on at-risk youth. She also has a certificate in Eating Disorder Intuitive Therapy
(EDIT), which is designed to help individuals with mild-to-moderate eating disorder symptoms
address the root causes of their disorder.
Christina believes that all individuals have strengths, and by tapping into those strengths, one
can truly improve the quality of their life.

 
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ANN CZARNECKI, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
EMDR Certified Therapist

M.S.W., St. Ambrose University

B.A. in English and History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ann provides individual therapy for adults and adolescents to address a range of concerns, such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, stress management, work-life balance, behavioral concerns, life transitions, relationship issues, attachment issues, and trauma. She is trained in multiple techniques, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Solution-Focused Therapy. Ann integrates mindfulness techniques in her practice and is also an EMDR Certified therapist.


She believes compassionate treatment should be tailored to each individual client’s strengths and needs. Ann emphasizes trust in the therapeutic relationship and a non-judgmental environment so clients can feel safe to express their feelings and thoughts, process their past, learn useful skills, and work toward future goals. Prior to joining Ethan Siegel, Psy.D. & Associates, she provided trauma-informed treatment to clients who had experienced sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, emotional abuse, attachment trauma, and a variety of mood and behavioral concerns.