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Our Staff & Specialists

The Motherhood Center’s team is comprised of highly skilled and experienced administrators, therapists, reproductive psychiatrists, and childcare providers. Everyone brings a passion and commitment to helping new and expecting mothers experiencing PMADs to feel better, and to changing the landscape of maternal mental health care.

View our current openings here.

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Executive Leadership

  • Headshot of CEO, Founder, and Medical Director, Dr. Catherine Boutwell
    Catherine Birndorf, MD

    Co-Founder, CEO, Medical Director

  • Headshot of Allison Karmen
    Allison Carmen

    Chief Financial Officer, Chief Business Operator, General Counsel

  • Headshot of Paige Bellenbaum
    Paige Bellenbaum, LCSW

    Founding Director, Chief External Relations Officer

  • Headshot of Nicole Van Nortwick
    Nicole Van Nortwick, Ph.D

    Chief Clinical Services Officer, Director of Training

  • Margaret Howard, Ph.D

    Chief Clinical Operations Officer, Director of Outpatient Services

Perinatal Day Program and Outpatient Program Directors

  • Headshot of Elizabeth Albertini
    Elizabeth Albertini, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship Director

  • Headshot of Milicent Fugate
    Milicent Fugate, MD

    Associate Director of the Day Program, Reproductive Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists and PMHNP

  • Headshot of Annie Hart
    Annie Hart, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Headshot of Laura Gonzalez
    Laura Gonzalez-Conty, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Headshot of Porscha Campbell
    Porscha Campbell, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatrist

  • Mary Nwosuocha, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatry Fellow

  • Elizabeth Kern, MD

    Reproductive Psychiatry Fellow

  • Headshot of Alison Workman
    Alison Workman, NP, PMHNP-BC

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychologists and Social Workers

  • Roshnee Vazquez, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Zarine Patel
    Zarine Patel, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Kristen Kim
    Kristen Kim, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Nicole Weishoff
    Nicole Weishoff, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Emily Rebenstock
    Emily Rebenstock, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Molly Tulipan
    Molly Tulipan, Psy.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Molly Wolosky
    Molly Wolosky, Ph.D

    Perinatal Psychologist

  • Headshot of Evelyn Gama
    Evelyn Gama, LCSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Erin Eastwood, LCSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Lily McWilliam, LCSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Sarah Meyeroff, LMSW

    Perinatal Social Worker

  • Tessie Berghoff, MFT-LP

    Perinatal Therapist

  • Sarah Kalmenson Pinson, Ph.D.

    Perinatal Psychology Fellow

Billing and Finance Department

  • Headshot of Nisha Persad
    Nisha Persad


  • Headshot of Lisette Gali
    Lisette Gali

    Associate Director of Revenue Cycle Management

  • Headshot of Sharon Axelrod
    Sharon Axelrod

    Finance Manager

  • Michelle Tran

    Senior Accountant

  • Jenelle Kang

    Billing Coordinator

Operations and Administration

  • Headshot of Karina Cardoso
    Karina Cardoso

    Associate Director of Operations

  • Headshot of Leah Gooen
    Leah Gooen, LCSW

    Associate Director of Admissions, Perinatal Therapist

  • Grace Burke, LCSW

    Intake Coordinator, Perinatal Social Worker

  • Headshot of Jessica Conway
    Jessica Conway-Pierce

    Special Projects and Operations Manager

  • Headshot of Mia Sologashvili
    Mia Sologashvili

    Office Manager

  • Candace Deleon

    Executive Assistant

  • Headshot of Christianna Mariano
    Christianna Mariano

    Day Program Coordinator

  • Headshot of Lily Moriarti
    Lily Moriarty

    Outpatient Program Coordinator

  • Headshot of Jezebel Turner
    Jezebel Turner

    Administrative Coordinator

  • Olivia Hart-Kobel

    Administrative Coordinator

  • Clio Amis

    Administrative Coordinator

  • Samantha Hager

    Administrative Coordinator

Marketing Department

  • Headshot of Maddie Vaz
    Maddie Vaz

    Associate Director of Marketing

  • Headshot of Kitrina Miller
    Kitrina Miller, MSW

    Marketing and Communications Manager


  • Headshot of Teresa Baran
    Teresa Baran

    Nursery Director

  • Morgan Rosellini

    Nursery Assistant

Day Program, Clinical and Research Consultants

  • Headshot of Stella Fischl
    Stella Fischl, ATR-BC, LCAT

    Expressive Therapy Consultant

  • Lora Heller, LCAT, MT-BC

    Expressive Therapy Consultant

  • Thalia Robakis, M.D., Ph.D

    Research Consultant

  • Headshot of Meredith Carlisle
    Meredith Carlisle, LCSW

    Supervising Social Worker

  • Headshot of Heidi Esterman
    Heidi Esterman, Psy.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Emily Upshur
    Emily Upshur, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Catherine Boutwell
    Catherine Boutwell, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Lia Okun
    Lia Okun, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Alexandra Woods
    Alexandra Woods, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Headshot of Jeana DeMario
    Jeana DeMairo, Ph.D

    Supervising Psychologist

  • Alexandra Shaker, PhD

    Clinical Consultant

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant

  • Headshot of Veronica Johnson
    Veronica Johnson, Ph.D

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant

Day Program Co-Facilitators

  • Lily Peterson

    Day Program Co-Facilitator

  • Headshot of Lindsay White
    Lindsay White

    Day Program Co-Facilitator

  • Olivia Marsh

    Day Program Co-Facilitator