Marissa Gelfand, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Marissa Gelfand, M.A., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech and language pathologist and member of the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA). She has experience working with children and adolescents with communication disorders including but not limited to, articulation, apraxia, receptive and expressive language, auditory processing, fluency and social skills.

Knowing the importance of early intervention, Mrs. Gelfand has spent many years working with preschoolers in a variety of educational programs.  She enjoys collaborating with families and other professionals to help children reach communication and academic success.


Mrs. Gelfand graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and earned her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology.  She has worked in both the public school setting as well as private practice.  Her experience working in the public schools has provided her with a strong background in treating school age children and an understanding of services provided within the public school setting.  She utilizes this experience to help parents initiate the evaluation process, assist with understanding the services provided within that setting, and collaborate consistently with school staff as an integral member of the child’s team.

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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.


Andrew Rosen PH.D., ABPP, FAACP



David Gross MD, DLFAPA


Ryan Seidman, Psy.D

Clinical Director
Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Dr. Elizabeth Falchook

Elizabeth Falchook MD

Medical Director
Board-Certified Psychiatrist

Joseph Brand, PH.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Alodia Diaz de Villegas, MD

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Jamie Levine, Psy.D

Clinical Psychologist

Gabrielle Avery-Peck, PH.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Carolyn Rubenstein, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Ali Cunningham, Ph.D.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor

Dana Ball MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Elise Yonon, M.S. CCC-SLP,

Speech-Language Pathologist

David Krasky, Psy.S.

School Psychologist

Eden Kornblath, B.A.

Behaviorist and Education Specialist

Melissa Koniver

Post Doctoral Fellow

Michael Klionsky

Private Tutor

Kara Lyles

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

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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