All the clinicians at IntrinPsych Woman have specific areas of expertise and also welcome treating a variety of patients. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your particular area(s) of concern. If you do not already have a therapist in mind, we will gladly match you with the one who can best meet your needs.
Dr. Camilla Mager, founder and clinical director of IntrinPsych Woman, graduated from Brown University, earning her B.A. with honors in the discipline of Religious Studies. She earned both her Masters and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, where her doctoral research focused on the dynamics of the mother-daughter
With extensive clinical training and experience in the field of eating disorders, Camilla was a featured therapist in the 2010 E! television series What’s Eating You? and has spoken on the radio and on television about the nature and treatment of eating disorders. In addition, Camilla has been quoted in several magazines as an expert in the arena of mother-daughter relationships.
In private practice since 2005, Camilla has cultivated specialties in treating women with eating disorders, helping patients navigate issues of fertility and the transition into motherhood, and addressing the dynamics of mother-daughter relationships.
Terri Elisa Brennan, M.S. CCC-SLP, holds a Masters in Speech Language Pathology and a Masters in Audiology from Drexel University College of Medicine and holds her National Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association.
She has lived in the United States, the UK, and France, and has over 20 years of experience working in medical, educational, and corporate settings. She has a passion for the untold power of the human voice and the vastly underrated role it plays in day-to-day life and one’s inner well-being.
Using her clinical skills and experience Terri has developed a unique system of vocal analysis which enables her clients find new emotional resonance through the exploration of their own voice and the behaviors it evokes. Her goal is to empower women by raising awareness of the emotions broadcast through tone, delivery and pitch. Terri helps her clients understand the relational impact of their voice and provides the tools to make different choices and shift relational dynamics.
Along with Voice Analysis, Terri is available for targeted Communication Skills coaching as well as Accent Modification training.
Ashley Ginzburg holds a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Bachelors of Art from Wheaton College. Prior to her graduate studies, Ashley lived in the Middle East, working with refugees and survivors of trauma. These experiences inspired her to pursue training at the Trauma Studies Center at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and to develop a clinical focus in the treatment of trauma.
Because of her myriad experiences working with trauma, Ashley has developed an acute sensitivity to – and awareness of – the relationship between mind and body, paying particular attention to the impact of trauma on one’s physical experience in the world. Her approach to therapy values the authentic relationship between therapist and client as an essential ingredient to a safe and healing environment. With her complimentary training in CBT-E, cross-cultural identity, body image, and eating disorders, Ashley draws on multiple techniques, tailoring each treatment to the specific needs of the individual client.
Rachel Khints holds a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) and a Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Ithaca College. She is also a Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC-T).
Rachel focuses on working with substance abuse and addiction, impulse control issues, and co-dependency. She also works with couples and families on healing the affected family system, particularly in the early phases of recovery. Integrating cognitive behavioral techniques with psychodynamic understanding, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness, Rachel tailors the treatment to the unique needs of each individual client. Familiar with – and willing to work from – a variety of models of addiction treatment (abstinence-based recovery, 12 step oriented interventions, moderation management and harm reduction).
Rachel meets each individual where they are, and creates a plan of action that is informed by concrete behavioral changes that she and the client can track. She offers coping and relapse prevention tools to assist in the goal of physical and emotional sobriety, or moderation. Rachel also works with those who are looking to fortify and deepen their recovery – those in need of second-tier recovery work. Rachel’s goal in treatment is to guide the client not only in making positive behavioral changes, but to assist the client in deepening her awareness and compassion for herself.
Amy Lenclos holds a Masters in Mental Health and Wellness Counseling from New York University, a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a Bachelors of Art in Fashion Design from the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris, France.
Amy’s primary clinical focus is on the transition into and through motherhood – from the contemplation stage through early child development and parenting. She has augmented this focus with specialized training in the treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders through Postpartum Support International as well as the Seleni Institute. Amy has a secondary clinical focus on the transition from adolescence through emerging adulthood. In all of her work, Amy is keenly aware of the interplay between one’s embodied experience and women’s familial and cultural roles. With previous careers in fashion and yoga, Amy brings to her clinical work an awareness of the body in culture and space as well as a focus on the impact of that bodily experience on one’s sense of self.
With a lifelong interest in holistic health practices, Amy believes that self-healing happens on many interlaced levels of care for the body and self, and supports the interweaving of different practices for optimal wellness. Amy holds a certificate in yoga instruction from the Fédération Française de Yoga and is fluent in French.
Sara Pascal holds both a Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) and Masters of Science (M.S.) from Long Island University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wheaton College, in Norton, MA.
Sara’s clinical focus at IntrinPsych Woman is two-fold: DBT and Trauma. Trained by Behavioral Tech, LLC, in the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Sara has also completed trainings on the use of DBT for the Treatment of Trauma-Related Problems, and DBT Skills and Strategies for Anger. Inspired by nearly 4 years spent working with Middle Eastern and African refugees in Egypt, Sara’s doctoral research focused on understanding the psychological impact of exposure to various types of direct and secondary traumas.
Using an integrative approach to treatment and interweaving elements of dynamic, behavioral, and family systems theories, Sara helps clients understand and change self-defeating patterns. When working with Sara, clients are offered a space to explore and challenge themselves, and are provided with the tools, insight and empowerment to create a more fulfilling, functional life.
Gila Schechter holds both a Masters in Social Work and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from New York University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Queens College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Recognizing that she was passionate about helping people address their emotional and psychological struggles to enhance satisfaction and meaning in life, in 2005, Gila left a career in the financial world and began providing evidence-based psychotherapy treatment to adults, adolescents, and families.
Gila’s clinical focus as IntrinPsych Woman’s DBT Program Director stems from her extensive training in both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She works with a wide variety of psychological issues from depression and anxiety related disorders to trauma, family issues, parenting, substance use, and eating disorders.
Gila believes that helping clients accept themselves as they are – and where they are – is the critical initial step in the process of growth and change. Along with identifying long term goals and building the necessary skills and capabilities to reach them, the all-important work of acceptance comprises the foundation of Gila’s work with her clients.
Lynn Schteingart holds a Bachelor of Arts from Lesley College, a Masters in Psychology from National University in California, and was certified in nutrition and fitness through New York University.
Lynn’s particular areas of expertise include eating disorders, body image, and impulse control disorders such as Trichotillomania and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Personally trained by renowned trailblazer William Rader at the Rader Institute in California, Lynn uses Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mirror Work and Psychodynamic techniques in treating eating disorders and disturbances of body image.