About Through The Woods Psychological Services

Experienced Psychologists

We are a dedicated team of experienced psychologists and psychotherapists committed to providing high quality, compassionate mental health services in New York. We offer a variety of services including individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and evaluations. Our goal is to help empower you achieve your full potential and live a fulfilling life. 

50+ Verified Reviews

Anonymous
07/8/23
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“Dr. Woods was so attentive. She made me feel so comfortable right away. I liked taking to her. I felt like someone was finally listening to me. She seems very supportive and understanding.”
Anonymous
04/21/24
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“Alaina is a great therapist! She is compassionate, warm, and really cares for her clients. I look forward to our sessions.”
Anonymous
07/8/23
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“Dr. Woods helped me overcome the challenges in my life including anxiety and depression. She’s empathetic, compassionate, warm, and professional! Highly recommend this therapist!”
Anonymous
07/8/23
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“Meeting with Anastasia has been so helpful. She's confident and compassionate and has really good advice for how to move my life forward!”
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Meet The Team

Our team is comprised of experienced mental health clinicians who are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.

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Dr. Denyse Woods

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Dr. Benjamin Perkus

Ashley Siciliano, LMHC

Ashley Siciliano, LMHC

Alaina Ables, LMHC

Alaina Ables, LMHC

Anastasia Mongra, LMHC

Anastasia Mongra, LMHC

Brandon Chevere, LMHC

Brandon Chevere, LMHC

Yanique Cox

Yanique Cox, LCSW

Dalia Teen

Dalia Teen, LCSW

Marianne Sponholz

Marianne Sponholz, LCSW

Contact

Through The Woods Psychological Services

Serving all of New York City and New York State via teletherapy and in-person. 

Dr. Woods is a licensed psychologist with more than 10 years of experience. She works with clients of all ages and treats a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management, substance use, self esteem, and more. She strives to create a warm and safe environment where clients feel comfortable. Dr. Woods works collaboratively with you on identifying and attaining your goals. She seeks to empower you with skills and techniques to improve your emotional, behavioral, and social functioning.

Dr. Perkus is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience. He has developed and trained people in an integrative model of therapy that incorporates advanced techniques for overcoming trauma and reaching goals. His work is designed to get you to experience a breakthrough within the very first session, and in each session after that as well. The work is gentle yet profound, and you will experience a newfound sense of lightness and possibility as you strip away old layers of trauma and unresolved negative experiences. After each session, you have a new focus and action steps to keep you moving forward.

Ashley is a licensed mental health counselor who works with individuals across the lifespan ranging from young children to older adulthood. She utilizes a psychodynamic approach to therapy and modifies treatment to help you meet your goals. Ashley creates a safe space in which clients can express their concerns or feelings without judgment. She will work with you on learning new tools and techniques.

Alaina is a Manhattan-based mental health counselor with a wide range of experiences with different populations and diagnoses. She works with children, adolescents, and adults in both addiction and traditional mental health. Alaina specializes in working with teenagers, college students, and the LGBT Community. Alaina also focuses on treating Anxiety, BPD, ADHD, Trauma, and General Life Stressors. She provides a comfortable, non-judgmental, and multicultural lens to ensure the ability of tacking each issue in a safe and healthy way.

Anastasia is a licensed mental health counselor based in NYC. She focuses on working with individuals from BIPOC and other marginalized communities. She has experience treating complex trauma, PTSD, personality disorders including Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD, executive dysfunction, criminal justice involvement, as well as anxiety, substance abuse and mood disorders. Anastasia creates an affirming nonjudgmental space that is both empowering and challenging. Her hope is that individuals feel safe to be their authentic, unmasked selves as they embark on their journey towards meaningful change. 

Brandon is a LMHC who has been working in the field for several years. His goal is to provide support to those in need and help overcoming difficulties they may face. He provides a safe nonjudgemental space to all his clients. Talking about issues can be challenging and Brandon provides you the support needed and will move at a pace you feel most comfortable. His  specialties include CBT, MI, Solution Focused, and person centered therapy approaches which he adapts to your needs. 

Yanique Cox is an empathetic and interactive therapist who utilizes client-centered therapy to support, guide and enable you as the client to develop solutions to your problems. She will assist you in tackling issues such as depression, anxiety, stress management, coping with life changes and self-esteem and confidence. Her goal is to help you redefine who you are and make meaningful change.

I am a clinical social worker with 20 years of experience. I welcome anyone to therapy regardless of age, gender, or sexual preference. I work with people in all stages of life, usually navigating a change or challenge of some sort that can be stressful.

Getting to know Marianne Sponholz
Ms. Marianne Sponholz is a dedicated psychotherapist serving individuals at Through The Woods Psychological Services, offering virtual sessions.  She holds a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University. Specializing in providing compassionate and personalized mental health care, Ms. Sponholz offers a range of services, including individual and family therapy.  Ms. Sponholz is dedicated to addressing her clients’ specific needs by using personalized approaches and modern therapeutic techniques. Her compassionate and evidence-based methods help clients manage life’s difficulties and foster improved mental health. Through her guidance, clients find support and effective strategies for enhancing their emotional well-being.