Nassau County Mineola

OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH
132 Jefferson Avenue, Mineola
800-317-1173

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Counselors at this site

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Kirk Bingaman, PhD, MDiv, LMHC, is Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling in the Graduate School of Religion & Religious Education at Fordham University. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he is a licensed mental health counselor in New York and a Fellow with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.  He holds a PhD in Psychology & Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.

In addition to his new book, Pastoral and Spiritual Care in a Digital Age: The Future is Now (Lexington Books, 2018), his books include: The Power of Neuroplasticity for Pastoral and Spiritual Care (Lexington Books, 2014). Treating the New Anxiety: A Cognitive-Theological Approach (Jason Aronson, 2007) and Freud and Faith: Living in the Tension (SUNY Press, 2003).

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Angela Daubon, MDiv, LCSW, has worked as a school social worker with Hempstead Public Schools since 1999. After obtaining her Master’s in Social Work from Adelphi University, she earned a Post Master’s Certificate in School District Administration from Stony Brook University and a Master’s in Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary in New York.  Rev. Daubon is an ordained Itinerant Elder in the AME Church and has had experience facilitating workshops and leading group therapy sessions for youth.  She counsels children, teens and families at LCC’s Mineola site.

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David Elseroad, DMin, MDiv, LMFT, is pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawthorne, NY.  Dr. Elseroad is fluent in French and Spanish. His professional background includes work in multicultural ministries and experiences as pastor, hospital chaplain, missionary and   teacher.  He has a Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling from Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion and the Post-graduate Center for Mental Health, Manhattan.  His Master of Divinity degree is from Concordia Seminary and he has completed graduate studies in International Relations. He is also a New York state licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He counsels teens, individuals, couples, and families.

Danielle Eisenberg, LCSW, received her Master’s degree in Social Work at NYU, focusing her Study Abroad in France on International Perspectives on Depression, Mental Disorder, and Psychiatric Epidemiology. She also has a BA in Psychology from Western New England University in Massachusetts.  Danielle has completed postgraduate training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and holds a certificate in CBT for Depression and Anxiety Level 1 through the Beck Institute.  She has received training through IAPMD, and is a listed provider for the International Association for Premenstrual Disorders, providing specialized psychotherapy to individuals with PMDD, and PME. 

Currently, Danielle is enrolled in a four year postgraduate psychoanalytic program at Adelphi University, where she serves on the executive board. Danielle has experience working as a Psychiatric Social Worker in several different hospitals. She is a credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee and a Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider.

Danielle counsels adults at our Long Island sites in Dix Hills and Mineola.

Ronald Lehenbauer, DMin, MDiv, LMFThas served as pastor of congregations in Jenison, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois; and Flushing, New York.   He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from NY Theological Seminary and holds Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology degrees from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo.   Dr. Lehenbauer completed certification in pastoral counseling at the Post-graduate Center for Mental Health in New York, NY.  He is a certified  Imago Relationship Therapist and also is trained in Discernment Counseling, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and other therapy modes for anxiety and depression.  Dr. Lehenbauer is a NY state licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, providing counseling for adults and couples .

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Aleisha L Garvin, LCSW, received a Master’s of Social Work degree from Fordham University in NY. She is a Fellow of Georgetown University having received post Graduate Certifications in Multi-Systems Integration: NYC Crossover Youth Practice Model and Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Programs. Aleisha currently works in Nassau County Government. She has over 25 years of Forensic Experience working in Government in the areas of Social Welfare, Criminal Justice and Mental Health.  She is a member of the Statewide Multicultural Advisory Committee at the NYS Office of Mental Health. Aleisha  is a certified trainer and field supervisor. She counsels adults, teens and families at the Mineola site.

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The Rev. Forrest T. Parkinson, LMSW, LP, is pastor of Community Church of Little Neck in Little Neck, NY.  He is a Licensed Psychoanalyst, having obtained a certificate in Psychoanalysis from Blanton-Peale Institute in 2005. Rev. Parkinson also has an MSW from State University of NY, Stony Brook. He received his MDiv degree from Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, NY and has full ministerial standing with the United Church of Christ. He also has an MS in Special Education & Emotional Disabilities from LIU at CW Post in Brookville, NY.   He has two years postgraduate training in Analytical Psychology at the CG Jung Institute and is also a certified Spiritual Director in the Ignatian tradition.  Pastor Parkinson counsels adults and couples at Advent in  Manhattan and in Nassau County in Mineola.

Cynthia Terrell, LCSW, received a Master’s in Social Work degree from Fordham University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She works full-time as a school social worker in the Hempstead School District. Mrs. Terrell has had extensive experience in working with children, adoptions, parent and caregiver guidance, foster care, women, and families as well as working as a social work supervisor in several agencies and hospitals. She counsels children, teens and adults.

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Danita O. Wright, LCSW-R, is a mental health therapist working with children and families at the Community Mental Health Center of South Nassau Community Hospital. Her clinical experience includes working in a school setting, counseling people with a history of chemical dependence, adjustment disorders, and marriage and family counseling.  She holds an MSW from Adelphi University and is a certified field supervisor. Adept at both group and individual therapy, Danita counsels children, teens and adults.

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