Frank S. Arcangelo, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years of experience in the clinical field. He has extensive experience with children, adolescents, and families, and has worked in both public and private mental health settings, schools, hospitals and community clinics. Dr. Arcangelo specializes in behavior disorders of childhood, learning problems and AD/HD, psychological assessment, and developmental disabilities. He also works extensively with anxiety and mood problems, as well as adjustment problems of children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Arcangelo has also held administrative positions at Saratoga County Mental Health Center and Four Winds Hospital, and is a New York State Certified School Psychologist. Dr. Arcangelo sees patients in Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs.
Dr. Berger received his M.A. degree in School Psychology from Alfred University in 1970 and his Ph.D. in School/Community Psychology from Hofstra University in 1975. He has been a licensed Psychologist since 1976 and has previously worked at the Child-Adolescent Psychiatry Service at Albany Medical College, the Saratoga County Mental Health Center, and the Northeast Parent and Child Society. He has been co-director and co-founder of the Child Custody Stress Prevention Program at the Saratoga Center for the Family and Skidmore College since 1982 and has been in private practice since 1977, being a founding partner of Saratoga Psychological Associates. His practice includes work with children and adolescents as well as individuals and couples. Dr. Berger sees patients in Latham and Saratoga Springs.
Dr. Drum received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany in 1981. He worked for several years at the Capital District Psychiatric Center, where he specialized in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and founded and directed the Life Goals Recovery Program. He was also a Clinical Associate Professor at the Albany Medical College, where he taught and supervised psychiatry residents and psychology interns. Dr. Drum has been in full-time private practice since 1995. He specializes in the treatment of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, as well as in work with couples. Other areas of interest include behavior change strategies and the behavioral health needs of senior citizens. Dr. Drum sees patients in Latham and Saratoga Springs.
Merrily O. Miller Ph.D. received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois in January 1980. She interned at the Chicago Westside VA and at the Loyola University Counseling Center. After graduation in Illinois she worked as an employee counselor at Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Illinois and then started in private practice. Moving to Saratoga Springs, New York with her family, she has been licensed and in private practice since August 1986. With Dr. Berger, she co-founded Saratoga Psychological Associates. She works with individuals from ages 17 and above in areas of depression, anxiety, personality problems, and relationship issues. Some specific interests are bereavement, psychological effects of illness, and the psychological effects of childhood trauma. Dr. Miller sees patients in Saratoga Springs.
Dr. Molteni received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1984. He has directed programs in eating disorders, health psychology and psychological assessment at several Capital District hospitals. His clinical practice focuses on the assessment and treatment of adolescent and adult mood and anxiety problems, eating disorders, trauma-related conditions, and mind-body problems. He also provides assessment and family treatment for children with impulse control problems including conduct problems, eating problems and anger issues. In addition to his clinical work he is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Skidmore College. Dr. Molteni sees patients in Latham and Saratoga Springs.
Kevin Pertchik, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with adults and geriatric populations. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, a master's degree from Columbia University in Developmental Psychology, and a second master's degree and doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno. He completed a pre-doctoral internship through Harvard University, Department of Psychiatry and postdoctoral training in Geropsychology at Boston University. In addition to teaching at Sage Graduate School, he has presented at several national conferences on topics related to psychology and aging and personality assessment. For two years he was the director of Samaritan Hospital's 20-bed Inpatient Geropsychiatry Unit. Currently, Dr. Pertchik provides clinical consultation to nursing homes in Albany and Saratoga counties through RG Psychological Services. He practices part-time at the Saratoga and Latham offices of SPA where he focuses on the Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, couples counseling, and psychological testing. Dr. Pertchik sees patients in Latham and Saratoga Springs.
George C. Metcalfe Jr., LCSW-R received his Bachelors degree in psychology, Magna cum Laude, and Masters degree in Social Work from the University at Albany. He has earned a six year post-graduate credential and is a NYS licensed clinician. Mr. Metcalfe has developed expertise with children, adolescents and adults in a generalist clinical practice. He is skilled in individual, family and couples therapy. He has been a leader and mentor to several professional psychotherapists and has assisted in the training of graduate students from The College of St. Rose, University at Albany, and Syracuse University. Mr. Metcalfe has experience in expert clinical consultation for therapeutic foster care, domestic violence, and school based treatment programs. His experience in substance abuse treatment, including dual diagnosis, lends familiarity with 12 step models. Mr. Metcalfe has been a director of corporate EAP programs. Areas of special interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, ADD/ADHD, relationship and life adjustment issues. Mr. Metcalfe sees patients in Saratoga Springs.
Frank Salamone is a licensed psychologist who specializes in work with children, adolescents and families. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University and his doctoral degree from the University at Albany. He also has current professional roles as Consulting Psychologist for Northeast Parent and Child Society and Saint Anne Institute. Current research and practice interests include strength based approaches to mental health of children and social skill training for autistic spectrum disorders. Dr. Salamone sees patients at Campbell House in Schenectady and in Saratoga Springs.
Christine Marra earned a doctoral degree in Clinical/School Psychology from Hofstra University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from SUNY Binghamton. A Long Island native, Dr. Marra has been living in the Capital region since 2009. She has over 17 years of experience providing psychological therapy and consultation in the healthcare, medical, and educational fields. Special areas of practice and expertise include treatment of adults; health/wellness; mood difficulties, such as depression, anxiety, and bereavement; women’s issues; and career development. Dr. Marra’s knowledge and treatment approaches include cognitive, behavioral and/or psychodynamic interventions. Dr. Marra sees patients at both the Latham and Saratoga Springs offices.