Alyssa Kovacs M.S. Ed, ITDS

Behaviorist and Early Childhood Specialist

Alyssa Kovacs is a behavioral and early childhood specialist, who has been working with children and their families for over twenty years. She works one-on-one with children in their natural environment as well as provides center-based services and has run many social skills groups. Her main areas of expertise include behavioral, social/emotional, and educational concerns. She uses various methods including behavioral, sensory, and social skills support. She provides a structured plan to suit the individual needs of the child while collaborating with other members of the care team. She understands that each child has differing needs and strengths and works with the child and parents to foster each child’s strengths. Assisting the child in navigating his/her environment successfully allows skills to be learned while diminishing unwanted behaviors. Her main goal is to help children attain skills to be successful in their day to day lives.

Alyssa earned her Master of Science in Education from Hunter College and is certified to teach in both NY and Florida. She holds an additional certificate of Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist and is registered within the Florida Early Steps program. She began her career working as an early childhood educator in NYC. Since then, she has expanded her career as program director at a pediatric therapy center. The collaboration of working with children and therapists provided her with invaluable experience and expertise. Alyssa also offers sleep training sessions and works with families throughout the many stages of sleeping. Her goal is to provide you with the tools for the experience to be successful for you and your child.

About Dr. Andrew Rosen

Dr. Andrew Rosen PHD, ABPP, FAACP is a Board-Certified Psychologist and the Founder and Director of The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders, as well as, the Founder of The Children’s Center for Psychiatry Psychology and Related Services.

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Meet Our Team

The Children’s Center is founded by Dr. Andrew Rosen and Dr. David A. Gross who have been practicing in South Florida since 1984. They are the Directors of The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

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Andrew Rosen PH.D., ABPP, FAACP

Founder and Clinical Director

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David Gross MD, DLFAPA

Founder and Medical Director


Ryan Seidman, Psy.D

Clinical Director
Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Jerome Siegmeister, MD, MaED

Board Certified Psychiatrist & Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Jamie Levine, Psy.D

Clinical Psychologist

Melissa R. Koniver, PsyD, NCSP

Clinical Psychologist

Lonette Belizaire, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Mary-Kate Barnes, PH.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Brittany Schulman, Psy.D

Clinical Psychologist

Terri Samuels, MS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Darbi Miller, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Ali Cunningham, Ph.D.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor

Meg Seidman, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Esther Klein

Emily Caproni, Psy.D

Postdoctoral Resident

Alexandra Licata, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

Esther Klein

Esther Klein, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

Dana Ball MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist


Meredith Serota, B.A.; M.S. (ESE); RBT; ITDS

Behavioral Therapist

Elise Yonon, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

David Krasky, Psy.S.

School Psychologist

Eden Kornblath, B.A.

Behaviorist and Education Specialist

Alyssa Kovacs M.S. Ed, ITDS

Behaviorist and Early Childhood Specialist

Kara Lyles, MS

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Michael Klionsky

Private Tutor

Ashlee Kasten, MSW

Registered Social Work Intern

Marsha Glines

Marsha Glines, PH.D

Academic Coach / Laerning Specialist

Full Service Center with a Multi-Disciplinary Team in One Centralized Location

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The Children’s Center will focus on
the following core areas:

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