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Jennifer Benaim

Jennifer Benaim

Jennifer Benaim is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (L.M.H.C.) and a Certified Addiction Professional (C.A.P.). She is an experienced therapist interested in helping families and individuals find…

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Frederick W. Presciti

Frederick W. Presciti

Frederick W. Presciti is a seasoned clinician and psychotherapist with experience in the mental health field as well as addiction. He is trained in many diverse treatment modalities, but with emphasis…

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Natalie Ruggiero

Natalie Ruggiero

Natalie Ruggiero joined Best Life Counseling in 2016 and is the office manager. She has been in the medical field for over 20 years. Natalie is compassionate, understanding, and good-natured.

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Mary Beth Stern

Mary Beth Stern

Mary Beth Stern is a Certified Addictions Counselor, and trained in Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) as well as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She is working toward certification…

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Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas, has extensive training in various areas of Social Services and a passion to empower individuals throughout life. "My personal mission and motto is, better self, better family & healthier…

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Felix Espinal

Felix Espinal

Born in the Dominican Republic and studied medicine to work in the helping professions. He describes himself as a caring and passionate person in the world to help…

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Mark E. Torre

Mark E. Torre

Mark joined Best Life Counseling in 2015 and he is the Primary Therapist for the Intensive Outpatient Program. Mark has worked with adults, adolescents, couples and families, and he specializes in adult…

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Tamera Mazzota

Tamera Mazzota

Tamera joined Best Life Counseling in 2016 as front desk receptionist. She has over 20 years’ experience in public relations, business, volunteering and mentoring.

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