Meet Our Providers

Carmy Aristor is the founder of Destined Horizons PLLC.  In a society where “everyday” life stressors and trauma have become the norm, she believes there is a new horizon of awareness that awaits. With over 15 years of experience working with youth and families, Carmy has promoted change through teaching parenting skills, working with at-risk adolescents and providing therapy to clients. Her experiences range from play therapy with children, adolescent individual and group therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, and grief counseling. Through modalities such as Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Impact Therapy, Schema Therapy, Trauma Focused and Behavioral Therapy, she has been able to bring awareness to dark places one session at a time. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Certified Life Coach through the Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamics, LLC and is a Board Certified Telemental Health Provider.  Her greatest passion is to walk the journey with a client from obscurity to clarity, while building on existing strengths.  Life has a way of challenging us to newer horizons, through an eclectic approach that meet the needs of each individual, she works alongside her clients to reach their destined horizons.

ALEXANDERIAL JONES

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Alexanderial(Alex) Jones has been supporting couples, families, and individuals in creating and implementing a DOABLE game plan to achieving their desired change for over 10 years.   By use of solution-focused techniques and CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Alex assists clients in gaining control of their response to negative thoughts which will in turn produce a new action.  Read More...

Alex works with individuals struggling with depressive like feelings, bi-polar, and managing stress and anxiety, as well as with assisting families in decreasing conflict and discovering new and creative ways to communicate.  Alex also has extensive experience working with couples who are struggling to recover from relationship traumas such as infidelity, abuse, etc. and those who are arguing more than making love. Alex has offered her expert advice on several relationship panels such as twice on The National Great Love Debate and is the author of upcoming book Argue Less Make Love More.  Alexanderial Jones graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of North Florida.  In 2008, she did the same graduating top of her class with Degree of Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University

MARICA PEAN

Marica Pean is an experienced Mental Health and Wellness Advocate with a demonstrated history of working in the Individual and Family Services industry. Competent in Analytical Skills, Safety & Risk Assessment, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention, Individual and Group Counseling as well as Psycho-education. A passionate, driven and goal-oriented professional with a Master of Arts (M.A.) focused in Social Work from New York University.

SHANIECE ROBOTHAM

Shaniece Robotham is a licensed Mental Health Counselor with a concentration in substance use. Shaniece has a BS in Psychology and MS in Mental Health counseling. Shaniece is a Bronx native with extensive work history with child welfare providing family and individual counseling. Shaniece has led substance treatment, CBT skill groups as well as prosocial groups for adults living with mental health.Read More...

Shaniece’s experience working with substance use, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and/or child welfare has given her the ability to connect the client with strength-based approaches to treat and cope with trauma and mental health disorders. During sessions, Shaniece uses various tools from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and solution focused therapy. Shaniece’s goal for the client is to believe “change is the essence of life, be willing to surround who you are for who you may become.”

MORGHANN SIMS

Morghann Sims is a dynamic and compassionate psychotherapist with a LMSW and MPH, from Rochester, NY. Her experience involves working with children and adults, exclusively around trauma and anxiety, with a specialization in cognitive behavioral therapy and health counseling. Her experience ranges from global health care advocacy and implementation, private practice and with non-for- profit organizations.Read More...
Morghann is trained in TF-CBT, Exposure therapy and EMDR. Morghann believes in working from person-oriented and strength based perspective, allowing individuals to seek and fulfill satisfactory lifestyle development skills.
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TERRICEA JEAN

Terricea Jean takes a person centered approach for full collaboration between client and therapist as well as working towards incorporating skills into life for optimal functioning.

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KAY CARPENTER

Kay Carpenter is an experienced passionate person centered psychotherapist with a history of working with individuals and family in the New York area. She is trained in Person Centered, CBT, MI and SBIRT. She is an LMSW with an MA in Psychology (CUNY). She is a DSW candidate. She has extensive experience working in substance abuse with a CASAC-M along with experience in depression, trauma, eating disorders, crisis intervention, bereavement, conflict resolution and child therapy (ABA).

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There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.

~ Friedrich Nietzsche