SOUTH SHORE COUNSELING

Brian has two Master's Degree's.  One in Mental Health Counselng and one in School Counseling from C.W. Post, Long Island University. Brian’s previous experience includes at the Department of Drug & Alcohol at Nassau University Medical Center with those with substance abuse related problems and their families and in the Nassau County Jail for the Stop DWI Program.  Brian works with children, adolescents, and families.  Brian currently practices at South Shore Counseling on a part time basis.   He also currently works as a School Counselor at Wantagh Middle School. 

Christina Senatore, MSEd, LMHC, is a certified school psychologist and licensed mental health counselor with training in divorce mediation.  As a mental health professional for almost 20 years, Christina has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.  Her professional expertise encompasses behavior and anger management, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, relationships, communication and social skills. Christina specializes in forensic matters regarding court evaluation, therapy, and intervention.

Heather Rotter

Christina Senatore

Jasmin Bonilla

Jennifer

Jennifer

Heather Rotter, LCSW, RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) is a clinical social work therapist and multi-modality practitioner with an MSW from Adelphi University. Heather has combined her own personal journey of rehabilitation following a catastrophic car accident with her strong clinical, academic and yoga teacher training to help others through life’s transitions. She’s experienced working individually, with families, couples and groups. Heather has a unique ability to connect and create a safe space for her clients. She has successfully motivated people of all ages and backgrounds with various psychosocial problems including anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, PTSD, ADHD, and addictions to achieve their full potential.  Heather is genuine, supportive and non-judgmental. She is client-centered, adapts to the person in front of her and meets them where they are. She uses creativity and an eclectic approach, assisting clients in developing meaningful coping strategies. Heather’s passion and motivation to see her clients succeed empowers them to reach their goals. 

Frank Modica 

Betty is a versatile practitioner who specializes in Psychodrama. Betty’s therapeutic style draws from many theoretical orientations ranging from behaviorial interventions to talking therapy to expressive and creative modalities. She has earned two masters degrees in Theatre Ed/Drama Therapy and Film/Social Reform with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults using theatre arts and film to engage, inspire, educate, and heal. She has developed theatre programs for varies schools on Long Island. She served at Five Towns College where she advised, taught, and directed. She founded DreamCatchers Theatre, a non for profit organization which served youths in Huntington Station for 9 years. 

Betty Garrison


AND Psychological services

Beth is a psychotherapist who is a two-time graduate of the Adelphi University School of Social Work. Beth enjoys working with patients of various ages through a variety of presenting issues. She looks forward to continuing her clinical practice with South Shore Counseling!

Our Administrative Staff

Our K-9 Staff

Brian Ward

Therapists at South Shore

Frank earned his Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from the Boston University School of Medicine. Frank's previous experiences include working with children, adolescents, and adults through individual therapy, as well as in-home family therapy. He is experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavoral Therapy, developing treatment plans, Behavioral Medicine and parent training. Frank's background also includes providing in-home ABA therapy for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and treatment for children with behavioral challenges and ADD/ADHD.

Timothy James

Beth Kalenka

Jasmin is a graduate of Lehman College. Jasmin has several years of care management experience, along with working with the developmentally and intellectually disabled populations, both children and adults. She has background and knowledge in case management, Medicaid waiver services such as Home and Community Based Services, Individualized Services and Supports, and OPWDD regulations.  Jasmin combines characteristics of person-centered therapy with aspects of CBT as her theoretical orientation. She believes that every client's care and therapy is not only tailored to their specific needs, but also that each client has the tools they need to make their own decisions and choices, as she guides and assists the client to reaching their therapeutic goals.

Suzanne