- Adjustment Difficulties
- Behavior Concerns
- School Issues…
Everyone is born with great potential. Our mission is to help
you overcome the obstacles that may stand in the way.
Conveniently located across from the University of Miami,
our small group practice strives to provide the highest
quality care with warmth and compassion.
In a warm and caring environment, our aim is to provide the highest quality care to the children, teens, young adults, and families of South Florida. We believe that every person is born with great potential — our mission is to help you overcome the obstacles that may stand in the way.
Leon Mandler, PsyD
Dr. Leon Mandler is a licensed psychologist who specializes in providing high-quality treatment to children, teens, young adults, and families. Dr. Mandler has experience working with a wide variety of behavioral and emotional problems including anxiety, depression, ADHD, family conflict, and adjustment difficulties. Dr. Mandler provides evidenced-based assessment and treatment and has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Parent Training, and Family Systems Therapy.
Leanne Shapiro, PsyD
Dr. Leanne Shapiro is a licensed psychologist with extensive experience providing treatment to children, adolescents, families, and young adults. Dr. Shapiro specializes in working with patients who experience anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, bereavement, and other psychological difficulties. Dr. Shapiro also has specialized training working with individuals who have chronic and terminal medical conditions.
Gabriel Sirkman, PsyD
Dr. Gabriel Sirkman is a licensed psychologist who specializes in psychotherapy and assessment with children, teens, adults, and families. Dr. Sirkman has worked with clients of all ages, from toddlers to older adults, with diverse diagnoses and life stressors, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, parent-child and peer-based relationship difficulties, grief and loss, divorce and family transitions, disruptive behaviors, learning difficulties, and identity development.
Nicole Bortnik, LMHC, ATR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Nicole Bortnik, LMHC, ATR, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Art Therapist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and families both within the United States and abroad. Nicole provides therapy in both English and Spanish and in addition to treating social- emotional, behavioral, and other psychological difficulties, she specializes in the integration of expressive therapies to enhance treatment. Nicole also has specialized training in infant mental health, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and trauma.
Kathleen Warman, PsyD
Dr. Kathleen Warman is a post-doctoral fellow with experience providing treatment to children, adolescents, young adults, and families. In addition to treating a variety of behavioral and emotional difficulties, Dr. Warman has specialized training working with the Latinx/Hispanic population and the LGBTQIA+ population. She provides treatment in both English and Spanish. Her therapy primarily incorporates a family systems approach and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).