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New York Therapists

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Dr. Azzam has over a decade of experience in conducting evaluations.
These psychological evaluations and reports could be the components in your case that make the biggest difference, as they can add remarkable value to your immigration cases.
As a doctoral-level evaluator, Dr. Azzam offers more objective tests that test for malingering (in other words “faking”) that could strengthen your report further.
She has extensive pre-licensure experience under the training and supervision of a clinical psychologist who specializes in these evaluations as well. By the time she was licensed, she had already completed countless evaluations and reports, and has since completed hundreds more.

Graduate of the Immigration Evaluation Institute

I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) board certified Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I conduct Immigration Evaluations for: VAWA, Hardship Waiver, U Visa, T Visa, and Asylum cases. I work closely with individuals, families, and their attorneys that are seeking legal haven in the USA for a better, safer, and brighter future. I understand cultural differences, the complexities of language barriers, and the pressure of communicating arduous topics in a second language. I am licensed in NY, NJ, and FL.


Dr. George J. Ramos LMHC is a licensed mental health counselor practicing in New York City, Westchester County and throughout NY State. He has a proven track record in conducting immigration evaluations in New York through video-conferencing and previously in the home prior the pandemic. His expertise in mental health evaluations for immigration hardships include: extreme hardship waivers, violence against women acts (VAWA), U-Visas, T-Visas, Asylum Petitions, and cancellation of removal petitions. In light of COVID-19, Dr. Ramos is currently conducting immigration evaluations through video-conferencing.


Susana Gaia is originally from Brazil. She is the owner of DaTerra Psychotherapy and Wellness with offices in Newark and Boca Raton; licensed in New York, New Jersey and Florida. She has been doing clinical evaluations for immigration cases since 2017. She also provides supervision to therapists and sees clients from a humanistic approach. Bilingual English and Portuguese and works with an interpreter for Spanish-speaking assessments. In person or Online assessments.


I am a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Psychologist in California and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York. I am a native Cantonese speaker and am proficient in Chinese Mandarin. I have over 20 years of experience offering mental health services to immigrants and families from diverse backgrounds in various settings, including primary care clinics, community-based programs, substance abuse and detoxification centers, correctional facilities, and inpatient treatment centers. Since 2020, I have maintained a private practice offering psychological and neuropsychological evaluations to children, adolescents, and adults. While I offer virtual assessments for asylum, hardship waivers, and VAWA to clients in NY and CA, I can only conduct in-person assessments to clients in CA who require a Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (N-648).


Ellen Kipnis has extensive experience working with couples and families from diverse cultural backgrounds. She completes evaluations with adults, children, and teens. She utilizes several types of standardized assessment tools during the evaluation process in addition to a full analysis and reporting of family history, education, employment, economic factors, family dynamics, physical, and mental health that contributes to the stressors experienced by the individual or family member(s).


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