Mackenzie P Lerario, MD, NYS CRPA/CPS-p (They/them/Doctor)

“I learned how to treat human beings in medical school; now, I am learning to treat them with humanity as a peer specialist and social worker.”

Dr. Lerario is a neurodiverse, transfeminine, non-binary (they/them) neurologist, physician-humanist, telehealth advocate, and LGBTQIA2S+ activist. They are currently a graduate student of social service and a peer specialist in recovery from mental health disability and substance addiction. Their overlapping lived and professional experiences as a patient and provider in neurology, mental health, telemedicine, substance addiction, and disability justice can provide a unique perspective for transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming clients who seek to find their inner strength and release their authentic selves. Dr. Lerario is a member of WPATH and GLMA.

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Jennie R Kogan, LMSW (She/they)

“We are complicated, and we are more than any one diagnosis or label.”

Jennie’s practice is informed by trainings in social justice and anti-oppression, trauma-informed counseling, and motivational interviewing as well as by identities as white, queer, Jewish, and gender-nonconforming. They are passionate about people in the fullness of their stories. Jennie’s style combines elements of empathy, creativity, occasional humor, and directness. They focus on strengths and use motivational interviewing to enhance one’s intrinsic motivation and confidence that is needed to make changes in life. They like to combine traditional talk therapy with role plays and/or somatic or writing exercises when desired.

Tina Maschi PhD, LCSW, ACSW (She/her/hers)


Oft referred to as the common person’s philosopher and creator of the Caring Justice Approach, Prof. Maschi is a writer/author, scholar, researcher/scientist, practitioner, teacher, artist/musician and global citizen who cares deeply about humanity, all living beings, and our universal environment. She strives to make her work accessible through academic and public sectors new thought, scientific research, and creative works. Dr. Maschi also is a licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years of practice experience working helping individuals, families, and communities to address trauma, stress, and coping resilience. She also is a professional educator and trainer that includes in the areas of trauma, stress, and coping and the integration of the arts, science, and spirituality, in our daily lives and work. 

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We are seeking justice-minded, patient-centered, strength-based mental health professionals and neurologists in New York State interested in working with the transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming communities via telemedicine.

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