Jewish Family Services
Social Services Agency Staff

The professional social services agency staff of Jewish Family Services Hartford is dedicated to serving the community with mental health counseling.

Please see the announcement concerning our new CEO, Katie Hanley.

Management

Katie Hanley

Chief Executive Officer

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Miriam Brander

Director of Operations and Community Programs

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Janice Rothstein

Director, Clinical Services

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Anita Tremarche

Director of Finance

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Andrea Sereny

Practice Manager

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Dr. Gurender Sahani, MD

Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services

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Patricia Kiely

Director
JFS Care at Home

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Elaine H. Reid, CDP

Director of Care Experience
JFS Care at Home

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Clinical Staff

Lu Abbatemarco, LCSW

Individuals, Families and Couples

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Hollie Barkoff, LCSW

Families, Couples, Women’s Issues, Adolescents, Developmental Disabilities

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Svetlana Berlinsky, LCSW

Russian Adult and Senior Counseling

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Lisa Elswit, LCSW

Adult Counseling, Trauma, EMDR, IFS, Hypnotherapy

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Heidi Hart, LCSW

Mental Health Clinician

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Nancy Lichtenberg, LCSW

Adult and Couple Counseling, PEP and Focus on Kids Facilitator

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Jan Mittleman, LCSW

Mental Health Clinician

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Ann Osoba, LCSW

Child and Adolescent Counseling

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Colleen Porth, LCSW

Young Adults and Adult Counseling

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Dr. Gurender Sahani, MD

Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services

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Shayna Ull, LCSW

Mental Health Clinician

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Kim Whittingham, LPC

Children, Youth, and Families

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Program Staff

Marcia Mizrahi

Administrative Assistant

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Iris Hooks

VOCA Case Manager

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Clina Dawes

Primary Service Manager • Safety Net Services

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Susan Fried

Anja Rosenberg Kosher Food Pantry Coordinator

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Jim Goldman

Money Coach

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Erica Kapiloff

Holocaust Program Case Manager

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Zenobia McKnight

Administrative Assistant

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Marie Vick

Receptionist

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Sherry Waitsman

Volunteer Manager

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Patti Weiner

Development Associate

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