Together, our good work is making a difference.

NYCC’s dedicated professionals are recognized as experts in the field of child abuse prevention and treatment. Our team is committed to providing the highest level of trauma-focused therapy to children and their families as well as to training professionals, students and the community in the identification and treatment of child abuse. Our staff has long years of service with the organization – many of our team have been with NYCC for more than a decade.

Christine Crowther
Executive Director

Katherine Teets Grimm, MD
Medical Director

Edward Greenblatt, Ph.D.
Director of Therapeutic Services

Sarah McNamara, LCSW
Senior Social Worker

Jennifer Grubman, LCSW
Therapist

Mariel Ramirez, LMSW
Bilingual Therapist

Karina Van Brunt, LMSW
Bilingual Therapist

Rebecca Jacobs, LMSW
Bilingual Therapist

Board Of Advisors

Our mentors & guides

Eric Brettschneider
Deputy Commissioner
Coordination and Integration of Services
Administration for Children’s Services

Lakeya Cherry, DSW, MSSW
Chief Executive Officer
The Network for Social Work Management
Chief Executive Officer/Founder
Lakeya Cherry LLC

Hon. Michael A. Corriero
Executive Director and Founder
New York Center for Juvenile Justice

Angela Diaz, MD, PhD, MPH
Director
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

Edward W. Hayes. Esq.
Edward W. Hayes, P.C.
New York, NY

Daniel A. Nigro
Commissioner
New York City Fire Department

Andrea Rothenberg, MS, LCSW
Psychotherapist
Former Director of Health Education
Mount Sinai Hospital

Marilyn Schiller, PhD.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mel Schneiderman, PhD
Senior Vice President, Mental Health Services
The New York Foundling

Annie Sparrow, MBBS, MRCP, FRACP, MPH, MD
Assistant Professor, Population Health Science & Policy
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Nancy Wackstein
Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships
Graduate School of Social Service

Let's make a difference

(212) 517-3012

info@newyorkcenterforchildren.org