Life has twists and turns and sometimes, it is helpful to seek guidance in navigating emotions, situations and relationships. When this happens it is a sign of strength to look for help with the things you struggle with. Sunrise-Amanecer is dedicated to helping you, your partnership or your family with navigating these waters to have a more full and happy life.
Helping People Live Full and Prosperous Lives
You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support for personal matters, but when you do, you will feel confident that you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and being a better you.
Our practice specializes in treating individuals, couples and families, and through years of experience, I’m confident that no problem is too great to overcome. Through therapy, there is always a way to address the issues you face and learn coping strategies to help you both right now and in the future.
Amanda Almodovar MSW LCSWAAmanda has fourteen years' experience as a public school social worker. Her expertise lies in helping clients navigate the important systems that they interact with on a daily basis, as well as forming and strengthening meaningful connections in their lives. Amanda has training and experience in mindfulness and working with diverse populations. She is also a playwright and encourages clients to find their voice through arts, narrative and play therapy modalities
Amanda Serrano MSW LCSWAmanda Is a Bilingual and Bicultural therapist focused on working with individuals, couples and families. She is LGBT+ Affirming and utilizes an eclectic approach to meet her clients where they are. She is skilled at working with Trauma and with people around issues of immigration
Jonathan Riffey LCSW, LCAS, CSIJonathan is a Clinical lead at Sunrise-Amanecer, He is a skilled mental health and addictions therapist and can assist with mens issues. He is skilled at working with athletes, adolescents, and adults. He sees couples and families as well as individuals.
Hildie Vecci MSW LCSWAHildie, migrated to NY and obtained her social work degree. She is a therapist focused on working with migratory and racial trauma. She is skilled at treating depression and anxiety as well as working with adults and elders. Hildie is also skilled at bringing a faith-based approach when appropriate and necessary
Sydney, MSW Candidate & Clinical InternSydney is MSW candidate and clinical intern under Amanda Serrano. She has an interest in working with the LGBTQ+ community and has experience using mindfulness-based CBT. She has experience working with both adults and children.
New Patient Information
New Client Forms
If you are new, please feel free to fill out these intake forms before the first session. These forms can also be filled out during the first session.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Rates & Insurance
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