our team

Clinical Director

Josh A. Jonas, LCSW-R​

Josh Jonas is the Clinical Director and co-owner of The Village Institute.

Business Director

Jill Morrison Jonas

As co-owner and Business Director of TVI, Jill aims to bring psychotherapy and mental health to the forefront of self-care.

Staff Therapist

MEREDITH AMBROSE, PhD

Meridith Ambrose, Ph.D., completed her graduate training at The Derner School of Psychology at Adelphi University and has been with The Village Institute since 2016.

Staff Therapist

Jill Sammak, LCSW

I am an engaged and expressive psychotherapist. I play an active role in the dyad by offering potential solutions and reframing perceptions of current circumstances.

Staff Therapist

Enid Zuckerman, LMSW

My goal in practicing psychotherapy is to establish an ongoing conversation with individual patients and couple , liberation of repressed feelings and the healing of trauma.  

Staff Therapist

Vijay Sinh, PHD

Vijayeta Sinh, Ph.D. specializes in evidence-based treatments including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and mindfulness to collaboratively work with clients.

Staff Therapist

Olivia Verhulst, MHC

Olivia is completing her Masters of Mental Health Counseling at Baruch College. Olivia works with diverse populations, including sexual assault and domestic violence survivors, and adolescents with behavioral issues.

Staff Therapist

Nadia Kuprian, PHD

Nadia Kuprian received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Adelphi University’s Derner School of Psychology. Nadia works with people who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, eating disorders and more.