Here at ATTN Center in NYC, we have a diverse team of therapists and clinicians that can meet you where you are in your mental health journey. We take pride in offering best practice treatments and care to our clients and look forward to helping you reach your mental health goals. Read more about our ADHD specialists in NYC below!
Tim Norman, LCSW, M.Ed.
Tim is the founder and owner of the ATTN Center. He is fully licensed to practice psychotherapy in the state of New York, and has worked in clinical settings with both children and adults, individually and in groups, for over a decade. As an ADHD specialist in NYC and beyond, Tim gives lectures across the country, teaches workshops, develops ADHD programs and seminars, and co-wrote the book Helping Your Husband With ADHD. Before becoming a therapist, Tim was a public school teacher in the South Bronx, where he developed adolescent curriculum and standardized testing procedures that have been implemented state-wide. He also managed curriculum development for the non-profit men’s health and leadership group The ManKind Project, where he currently serves as a lead facilitator with Shadow Work training. He lives in NYC with his wife and son.
Anika Banu, MHC-LP
Anika is a New York state mental health counselor. Her therapy style can be described as warm, supportive, interactive, and empowering. Her specialties include ADHD, depression, anxiety, and trauma. She has experience working with adults, adolescents, children, and families. She also works with schools, helping children with psychological, behavioral health issues, and special needs. Anika has a psychodynamic and evidence-based approach to therapy, using such proven methods as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, and Mindfulness Therapy. Her goal is to support and empower her clients to become the best version of themselves possible. She aims to provide a secure and nonjudgmental environment, which she believes creates a trusting therapeutic relationship.
Jonathan Max Egan, LMSW
Max is a New York State Licensed Social Worker. He is the Neurofeedback Trainer/Specialist at the ATTN Center with many years of neurofeedback experience. He earned his Master of Social Work degree from Stony Brook University, and his undergraduate degree from Emory University, with a major in Economics. Max has a keen interest in holistic interventions ranging from neurofeedback, breathwork, diet & exercise to traditional therapy. He sees neurofeedback as an effective and empowering tool to make permanent positive changes towards optimal brain and autonomic nervous system functioning. Max has a certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and his specialties include treating ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma with neurofeedback.
Rachel Honig, MHC-LP
Rachel is a compassionate and psychodynamically-trained counselor, who works with clients on strengthening their relationships with themselves while also tackling career, family, dating, relationship, or weight issues, among others. She uses CBT and other solution-focused modalities to help clients reframe negative thinking to elicit emotional and behavioral change. Whether a client has experience with therapy, or is seeking a counselor for the first time, Rachel recognizes the significance of taking that step and works with clients to create a safe space that they look forward to coming back to. Before earning her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University, Rachel worked for more than twenty years in public relations, owning her own agency, and working with hundreds of executives to craft their personal and professional narratives. She saw again and again that professional success did not always correlate to inner satisfaction and contentment. After seeing clients, colleagues, and peers struggling with work/life balance, glass ceilings, imposter syndrome, relationship issues, and finding their own purpose; she knew that her own next chapter would be to help people overcome these obstacles and find confidence and contentment in their lives.
Gregoire Leigh-Ware, LMFT
Gregoire is a marriage and family therapist. He has a unique way of joining his clients as they search for new ways of identifying their problems. He explores the meaning they give to the actions of their partner. He assists couples in their quest to change their dynamic by renegotiating their relationship. He empowers couples to recalibrate by exploring their assumptions and belief systems in order to be transparent. Gregoire is a highly motivated therapist trained in family systems. He is concerned with the overall long-term well-being of individuals and their families. He takes a holistic approach to exploring causal factors for emotional, psychological, and behavioral problems. Gregoire practices an eclectic approach to therapy using such proven methods as Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, and Structural Family Therapy. Gregoire believes all good therapy takes place in the context of a trusting relationship.
Katie Sussman, LMSW
Working in various hospital and mental health settings, Katie has extensive experience working with individuals. Valuing emotional safety, compassion, and empathy, she works collaboratively with clients to achieve their goals. Recognizing the importance of the therapeutic relationship, she works alongside clients to identify, understand and work through personal challenges. This can include, but not limited to, ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, PTSD, relationship difficulties, life transitions, and adjustment. Believing evidence informs practice, she is certified and proficient in various therapeutic interventions. Recognizing that it is the individual who is the expert of their own experience, she feels it is a privilege to be a part of someone else’s journey.
Julia is training to become a mental health counselor, currently completing her Master’s degree in Counseling. Before graduate school, she received training in Applied Behavior Analysis and provided behavioral support to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum. Her therapeutic style is warm, collaborative, and compassionate. Julia takes a person-centered approach to therapy, with the goal of creating a safe environment that nurtures growth and empowerment. She focuses on helping others create their personal mission, as she believes in the power of finding meaning in one’s life. Julia enjoys working with clients to identify the obstacles that keep them “stuck,” and in turn, help them develop new, adaptive habits that lead to a more fulfilled existence.