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TAKE 2 Team

Meet our team of licensed and skilled professionals!

Our Staff

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jelysa Deserio, MSW, LCSW

Licensed clinical social worker with a passion for helping and guiding others.

Sterling Woods, MSW, LSW

For individuals who have never been in therapy before, it can seem mystical, complicated, and flat out scary. But rest assured this is a safe, comfortable, judgement free space for you to deal with the issues that have been afflicting you. You will be surprised at the solutions you can uncover when you take the...

Araceli Fernandez, MSW, LSW

Life is full of obstacles that at times feel impossible to overcome. In therapy, we will work together to equip you with coping skills that best suit you to make tackling these obstacles possible. Depression, anxiety, grief, and low self-esteem are common hindrances that therapy can help find long term solutions enabling you to live...

Michelle Persad, MSW, LCSW

        Children and families need a professional who is understanding, creative, and nurturing. People of all ages can be extremely vulnerable during therapy and require distinct, specialized care tailored to their life experience. I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health needs. I hold...

Anna Pepe, MSW, LCSW

Deciding to pursue therapy is a personal and often challenging decision. I believe we are all on our own ongoing path of achieving wellness and restoration. My work has an emphasis on integrated healing of both the mind and body. My goal is to offer tools and guidance while working together to challenge obstacles along...