Dana Wang, MD
graduated on the Dean’s Honors List from the University of California, Berkeley, earning her B.A. Degree with a double major in Molecular Cell Biology and Fine Art. She then pursued an M.D. at Ben Gurion University, affiliated with Columbia Medical Center, where she was elected class representative and received the Dean’s List Honor-Distinguished Service Award for her contribution to the community and to her medical class.
Afterwards, Dr. Wang completed her psychiatry residency training at Harvard Medical School, during which she also completed a fellowship in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Dr. Wang is passionate about delivering the best care for her patients and advocating for emotional wellness as preventative care.
Raymond Raad MD, MPH
graduated Phi Beta Kappa from MIT, earning a bachelor's degree in mathematics. He then received a Medical Degree as well as a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University. He did his residency training in psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital. Afterwards he completed both research and clinical fellowships in Forensic Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is currently undergoing further training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis at Columbia University.
Dr. Raad has extensive experiences in psychotherapy and medical management of patients with depression, anxiety, ADHD, personality disorders, as well as troubles with work and relationships.
Hannah Kinisky, LMSW
received a Master in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania where she focused her studies on human development and clinical practice. She completed her clinical internship in psychotherapy at Penn Medicine’s Outpatient Psychiatry Center and also worked with young and adolescent children in Philadelphia’s public school system.
Hannah has experience in psychotherapy and crisis counseling of patients with depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and personality disorders, as well as with patients who seek help with functioning in relationships, work, and school. Hannah seeks to help all of her patients live more self-actualized lives through deepened self-understanding, and works to tailor therapy to the unique needs and experiences of each individual.
Joe DePaola MSN, PMHNP-BC
earned his Master of Science in Nursing from New York University where he focused on psychopharmacology and various psychotherapy treatment modalities. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Joe spent several years conducting clinical research at Harvard University’s McLean Hospital and worked as a registered nurse on acute inpatient psychiatric units at both McLean Hospital and New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. Before joining Rivia Medical, Joe spent four years providing psychiatric care to under-served and at-risk patients at a community health center in Brooklyn, NY.
Joe is an ANCC Board Certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, with experience in providing treatment for a wide variety of mental health concerns including mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, PTSD, and personality difficulties. He believes in providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for every client, and understands the importance of empathy, trust, and compassion. He incorporates his diverse psychiatric background and knowledge into a holistic approach that is tailored to each client’s individual needs.
Leila Cadwell MSN, PMHNP-BC
is an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who provides personalized and empathetic care that nurtures emotional well being. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Psychology from New York University and summa cum laude with a B.S. in Nursing from Rutgers University before receiving her Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner M.S. from Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. Leila has cared for veterans on a dual-diagnosis, inpatient psychiatric unit at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and treated children and adults at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.
Lindsey Wright MSN, PMHNP-BC
is a dual mastered prepared ANCC board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.
She received her education and training at Columbia University, obtaining her BSN, MSN and MS in Narrative Medicine. Her academic work focused on the intersection of nursing philosophy, psychiatry and narrative ethics. She developed a new psychotherapy based on Narrative Medicine methods which she is hoping to manualize and publish. She also obtained a sub-specialty certificate in palliative and end of life care and worked as a registered nurse on the palliative care service at Columbia University Medical Center.
Over the last year, Lindsey has worked as a nurse practitioner on the consult liaison psychiatry service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and remains credentialed there. She currently works part time in a community-based mental health clinic in the Bronx and sees individuals with significant mental illness, trauma and substance use disorder.
Lindsey has additional training in Meaning Centered Psychotherapy and a BS in Movement Science in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan where she developed an interest in sensorimotor development, motor control, biomechanics and the mind-body connection.
Lee Lee Milner MSN, PMHNP-BC
is an ANCC board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with a B.A. in Biology from Colorado College, a B.S. in Nursing from New York University, and a M.S. in Nursing from Hunter College Graduate School of Nursing, where she received the excellence in community service award.
Lee Lee worked for many years in community mental health prior to going into private practice upon receiving her master's degree. Lee Lee also served as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at NYU's Undergraduate School of Nursing. In 2016, Lee Lee began practicing telepsychiatry after deciding to move from New York City. She continues to see clients remotely. Lee Lee provides non-judgmental care for clients who experience mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, PTSD, personality disorders, and difficulty in interpersonal and work relationships. Lee Lee incorporates mind-body connection as well as attachment theory into her work with clients in order to help them increase their self-awareness and their understanding of how attachment styles impact our interpersonal relationships.