New Beginnings Psychology, LLC   Huntington NY  631-784-7761 Dr. Risa Levenson Ph.D    New Beginnings Psychology, LLC   Huntington NY  631-784-7761 Dr. Risa Levenson Ph.D




       Dr. Lazaruk received her Doctorate and Master’s degrees at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. While attending Wellesley College, Dr. Lazaruk worked as a psychology research assistant at both Wellesley and MIT. Dr. Lazaruk completed her clinical training at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center, Jewish Child Care Association, and SCO Family of Services.






         Dr. Steinberg earned her Ph.D in clinical psychology from Hahnemann University in 1989. During her early career she served as a clinical supervisor and director of Clinical Activities at the New Hope Guild. She also published and lectured extensively in the field of Gerontology. She has been a Senior Staff Psychologist at the Adult Development Center for over 20 years and in private practice for 15. She is also an adjunct professor at NYIT. She holds workshops and discussions throughout Long Island on psychospiritual topics with emphasis on the effect of globalization and world events on individual psychology.


Utilizing an eclectic approach to treatment, including components of cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, psychodynamic, and solution-focused models, her focus is on providing individualized treatment tailored to the client's unique needs. Despite therapeutic approaches used, she believes the most essential aspect of therapy involves establishing a trusting relationship between the therapist and client. Therefore, she works to create a therapeutic environment that emphasizes both her clinical skills as a therapist and compassionate, genuine, and empathetic nature as a person.

Our Doctors:

   Locations: 775 Park Avenue, Suite 356 ,Huntington, NY 11743

                           and 50 Douglaston Rd, Sound Beach, NY 11789                                                 (By Appointment Only)

                                      Our Phone Number : 631-784-7761