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Our Staff & Specialists

The Motherhood Center’s team is comprised of highly skilled and experienced administrators, therapists, reproductive psychiatrists, and childcare providers. Everyone brings a passion and commitment to helping new and expecting mothers experiencing PMADs to feel better, and to changing the landscape of maternal mental health care.

View our current openings and clinical training opportunities.

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Executive Leadership

  • Headshot of The Motherhood Center's CEO, Founder, and Medical Director, Dr. Catherine Birndorf
    Catherine Birndorf, MD

    Co-Founder, CEO and Medical Director

  • Headshot of Allison Karmen
    Allison Carmen

    Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

  • Headshot of Paige Bellenbaum
    Paige Bellenbaum, LCSW

    Founding Director and Chief External Relations Officer

  • Headshot of Nicole Van Nortwick
    Nicole Van Nortwick, Ph.D

    Clinical Director and Director of Training

  • Margaret Howard, Ph.D

    Chief of Clinical Operations

Perinatal Day Program and Outpatient Program Directors

  • Headshot of Amanda Tinkleman
    Amanda Tinkelman, MD

    Partial Hospitalization Program Director

  • Headshot of Elizabeth Albertini
    Elizabeth Albertini, MD

    Outpatient Program Director, Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship Director

Psychiatrists and PMHNP

  • Headshot of Milicent Fugate
    Milicent Fugate, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Headshot of Annie Hart
    Annie Hart, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Headshot of Laura Gonzalez
    Laura Gonzalez-Conty, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Headshot of Porscha Campbell
    Porscha Campbell, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Headshot of Naomi Weiss Goldman, Reproductive Psychiatrist at The Motherhood Center of New York.
    Naomi Weiss-Goldman, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Natalia Ng, MD FRCPC DABPN

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Elizabeth Kern, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Mary Nwosuocha, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatry Fellow

  • Headshot of Alison Workman
    Alison Workman, NP, PMHNP-BC

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychologists and Social Workers

  • Headshot of Jeana DeMario
    Jeana DeMairo, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Roshnee Vazquez, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Zarine Patel
    Zarine Patel, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Alexandra Woods
    Alexandra Woods, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Kristen Kim
    Kristen Kim, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Emily Rebenstock
    Emily Rebenstock, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Nicole Weishoff
    Nicole Weishoff, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Evelyn Gama
    Evelyn Gama, LCSW

    Perinatal Therapist

  • Erin Eastwood, LCSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Lily McWilliam, LCSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Mandy Lam, LMSW, MT-BC

    Perinatal Social Worker and Music Therapist

  • Sarah Meyeroff, LMSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Tessie Berghoff, MFT-LP

    Perinatal Therapist

  • Molly Wolosky, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychology Fellow

  • Jennifer Halpern, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychology Fellow

  • Sarah Kalmenson Pinson, Ph.D.

    Perinatal Psychology Fellow

Billing and Finance Department

  • Headshot of Nisha Persad
    Nisha Persad


  • Headshot of Lisette Gali
    Lisette Gali

    Associate Director of Revenue Cycle Management

  • Headshot of Bookkeeper, Sharon Axelrod
    Sharon Axelrod

    Finance Manager

  • Michelle Tran

    Senior Accountant

  • Jenelle Kang

    Billing Coordinator

Operations and Administration

  • Headshot of Karina Cardoso
    Karina Cardoso

    Associate Director of Operations

  • Headshot of Leah Gooen
    Leah Gooen, LCSW

    Associate Director of Admissions

  • Headshot of Jessica Conway
    Jessica Conway-Pierce

    Special Proects and Operations Manager

  • Headshot of Mia Sologashvili
    Mia Sologashvili

    Office Manager

  • Headshot of Christianna Mariano
    Christianna Mariano

    Day Program Coordinator

  • Headshot of Jezebel Turner
    Jezebel Turner

    Administrative Coordinator

  • Headshot of Lily Moriarti
    Lily Moriarty

    Administrative Coordinator

  • Olivia Hart-Kobel

    Administrative Coordinator

  • Clio Amis

    Administrative Coordinator

Marketing Department

  • Headshot of Maddie Vaz
    Maddie Vaz

    Associate Director of Marketing

  • Headshot of Kitrina Miller
    Kitrina Miller

    Marketing and Communications Assistant


  • Headshot of Teresa Baran
    Teresa Baran

    Nursery Director

  • Morgan Rosellini

    Nursery Assistant

Day Program and Clinical Consultants

  • Headshot of Stella Fischl
    Stella Fischl, ATR-BC, LCAT

    Expressive Therapy Consultant

  • Headshot of Jessica Goldberg
    Jessica Goldberg

    Expressive Therapy Consultant

  • Headshot of Meredith Carlisle
    Meredith Carlisle, LCSW

    Supervising Social Worker

  • Headshot of Perinatal Psychologist, Heidi Esterman Psy.D
    Heidi Esterman, Psy.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Emily Upshur
    Emily Upshur, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Perinatal Psychologist, Catherine Boutwell Ph.D
    Catherine Boutwell, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Lia Okun
    Lia Okun, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Molly Tulipan
    Molly Tulipan, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant

  • Headshot of Veronica Johnson
    Veronica Johnson, Ph.D

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant

Day Program Co-Facilitators

  • Lucie O’Brien

    Day Program Co-Facilitator

  • Headshot of Lindsay White
    Lindsay White

    Day Program Co-Facilitator

  • Olivia Marsh

    Day Program Co-Facilitator