Meet the Revive Community of

Wellness Professionals

Amy Albero, LCSW - Clinical Director, Founder
Amy Albero, LCSW - Clinical Director, FounderTherapist, Nutrition Counselor, Wellness Coach, Personal Trainer
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, Body Image

Amy earned her dual degree in Psychology and Sociology from Fordham University in 2007, followed by a Master’s in Social Work from New York University in 2009. Amy was selected to participate in the LEND Fellowship Program, where she earned a Certificate in Children with Special Health Care Needs from New York Medical College. After graduate school Amy continued her education earning certificates in Nutrition, Personal Training, Life Coaching, and Yoga. Amy worked as a clinician in psychiatric hospitals, extended day treatment programs, and outpatient clinics before taking a role as the Trauma Specialist for Stamford Public Schools. Amy believes in a holistic approach to therapy with a focus on the importance between the mind/body connection. In 2015 Amy had the vision for what would become Revive, Center for Wellness and founded the company a few months later.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Casey Cullen, LMFT - Intake Coordinator
Casey Cullen, LMFT - Intake CoordinatorTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Communication, Speech, Social Difficulties, Mood Disorders

Casey earned her Master’s in Family Therapy from the University of Massachusetts in Boston, and became a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Casey has a wide array of experience working in outpatient and school settings focusing on depression, anxiety management, goal setting, effective communication, and social skills. Additionally, Casey has experience working as a speech therapist, which she now uses to support clients with speech related symptoms, anxiety, and social interactions. Casey uses a multi-modal approach to therapy including CBT, DBT, and systems theory. Casey works to support clients seeking positive changes in all areas of life, and treats mood disorders, anxiety, depression as well as those with behavioral and social difficulties.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Dallas, TX / Telehealth

Marianne Cardillo, LMFT - Internship Coordinator
Marianne Cardillo, LMFT - Internship CoordinatorTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, CBT, DBT, EMDR

Marianne earned her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University. Marianne has had vast experience working in settings with adolescents, adults, and families experiencing issues around depression, anxiety, and high-risk behavior. Marianne has worked in hospital settings, in-home settings, community outpatient clinics, as well as school settings helping assist in daily transformation and instances of crisis. As a CT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Marianne’s strives to aid clients in finding and expanding on their own strengths and skills in order to help them reach their personal goals and feel increasingly fulfilled in daily life. Marianne uses techniques from CBT, DBT, and solution-focused therapy to help clients with building self-esteem, relieving anxiety and depression, coping with difficult change, conflict resolution and communication skills, and identifying and achieving personal goals.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Telehealth

Katy Lee, LCSW
Katy Lee, LCSWTherapist
Specialties: Children to Young Adults and their Families, Parenting, Behavioral Issues, Anxiety, Groups

Katy received her Bachelor degree in Social Work from Western Connecticut State University with a minor in Psychology, followed by a Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Katy works in both the public school system as well as therapeutic schools, supporting children with difficulties dealing with anxiety, social situations, behavior, and emotions. Katy’s passion is working with children to young adults and their families to help them be successful at home, in school, and in the community.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Alexandra Sollazzo, LMSW
Alexandra Sollazzo, LMSWTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Social Skills and Intergenerational trauma

Alexandra earned her bachelors degree in Social Work with a minor in Justice and Law Administration from Western Connecticut State University, followed by a masters degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Alexandra has experience working for non-profit agencies supporting relative foster parents and their families. Alexandra is passionate about assisting her clients with gaining tools and strategies to discover their full potential, strengthen coping skills and regaining expertise to build confidence in their lives.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Amanda Capela, LMFT
Amanda Capela, LMFTTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Life Transitions, Couples, and Families

Amanda earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fairfield University and earned her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the same institution. Amanda is passionate about working with individuals, couples and families and practices from a systemic lens to create a safe space for all members to be open and honest in a therapeutic environment. She sees the individual as a person within a system and tailors treatment according to someone’s specific needs. Her therapeutic approach is holistic and wholesome, meaning she sees one not only as an individual, but also as someone who exists in relationship to others and the environment around them. Amanda’s approach to therapy is one of openness, warmth, with a bit of humor along the way, to promote growth and healing in the individual, as well as the family.

Location: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Sofia Riffaud, MFTA
Sofia Riffaud, MFTATherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Life Transitions, Couples

Sofia earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Human Development and Psychological Services at Northwestern University. Upon graduation, Sofia worked at a large Manhattan law firm on pro bono cases, assisting clients with green card and asylum applications. Her pro bono experiences also included attending court with transitioning youths in the LGBTQ community filing for name changes and collaborating with Sanctuary for Families to assist victims of domestic violence. In 2016, Sofia attended Fairfield University, where she completed her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Some of her favorite clinical experiences include running groups for addicts, alcoholics and their loved ones, and working with couples and college-aged adults through relational and “adulting” challenges. Sofia is a fierce believer in human resilience, and works to empower her clients to achieve their therapeutic goals. Sofia’s passion and love for the ongoing process of growth is demonstrated as she works with individuals, couples and families as they navigate life’s transitions.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Katie Olson, LCSW
Katie Olson, LCSWTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Grief, and Life Transitions

Katie earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Columbia University in 2011, and has experience working at inpatient facilities, within the local school districts, and community agencies. Katie’s therapeutic approach is eclectic, using different therapy models to meet each clients’ individual needs. Her passion is to support clients through difficult life transitions by helping them identify their strengths and goals, and guiding them through the process of making positive changes in their life.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Telehealth

Melissa Weidner, LMSW
Melissa Weidner, LMSWTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, Adolescents and Young Adults, Life Transitions, Personal Development

Melissa earned her Bachelors degree in psychology followed by a Masters degree in Social work from Southern Connecticut State University. Melissa has experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Melissa has worked with those struggling to navigate through anxiety, depression, self -harming behavior, substance abuse and personality disorders. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, residential, and community agencies. Melissa believes that all people will be able to improve their lives with the right tools and opportunity. She is passionate and enthusiastic and helps her clients to feel safe, empowered and understood as to help heal and enhance their lives. She uses several approaches in her practice including CBT, DBT, solution focused and holistic therapeutic techniques to help serve her client’s individual needs.

Location: Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Megan Paglialunga, LCSW
Megan Paglialunga, LCSWTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, Life Transitions, Children and Adolescents

Meg earned her Bachelors in Social Work with a Minor in Psychology from Sacred Heart University, followed by a Masters Degree in Social Work from Columbia University with a clinical focus on health, mental health and disabilities. Meg has worked in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, outpatient treatment and providing in-home psychiatric services. Meg’s expertise is working with children, adolescents and young adults to help them learn social and emotional coping skills around issues of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, or recent life transitions. Meg incorporates elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, play and behavioral approaches and psychodynamic approaches to best support the client’s needs and goals.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Telehealth

Laura Burke, LMFT
Laura Burke, LMFTTherapist
Specialties: Children with Families, Couples, Parenting, Anxiety, Body-Image, Behavioral Issues

Laura earned her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University in 2013. She has experience working with youths and their families in diverse settings and experiencing a variety of issues: anxiety, depression, relationship issues, lifestyle challenges, and high-risk behaviors in children. As a Connecticut Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Laura is trained to view the individual, family and couple through the relationship lens. Ultimately, our relationships impact our behaviors, thoughts and feelings and if we change how we interact with those closest to us, we will change how we think, feel and treat ourselves. Laura also believes in the importance of holistic treatment because a problem in one area of life can create ripples that impact other parts as well. She believes in the importance of empowering each person to make his or her own changes and developing the skills required in order to improve daily life and relationships. Laura often uses Structural and Strategic models of therapy as well as Solution- Focused Treatment and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help relieve symptoms of anxiety, depression, family conflict, and improve self-esteem to help allow a person or family to achieve change and move forward.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Maria Cambareri, LMFT
Maria Cambareri, LMFTTherapist, Nutrition Counseling
Specialties: Life Transitions, Nutrition, Domestic Violence, Grief & Loss, Relationship issues, Anxiety

Maria earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Lycoming College and her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Iona College. Maria has a passion for holistic wellness and is currently pursuing her Health Coach certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Maria has worked extensively in the field of Domestic Violence, providing psycho-education and support to both victims and offenders involved in the court system. In addition, Maria has had a strong focus on assisting individuals through various life stages and transitions, providing the guidance and tools needed to make each experience transformative. A healthy body and mind take practice, and Maria strives to help clients connect to their most authentic selves by providing a safe, non-judgmental space to get curious, explore and grow.

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Shantel Renwick, MAMFT
Shantel Renwick, MAMFTTherapist
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss, Life Transitions, Children, Behavioral Issues

Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth

Catherine van Eyck, MFT Intern
Catherine van Eyck, MFT InternTherapist
Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth
Kate Schacter, MFT Intern
Kate Schacter, MFT InternTherapist
Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth
Kelly Dougherty, MSW Intern
Kelly Dougherty, MSW InternTherapist
Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth
Kristine Gigliotti, MFT Intern
Kristine Gigliotti, MFT InternTherapist
Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth
Maria Pensiero, MSW Intern
Maria Pensiero, MSW InternTherapist
Locations: Stamford, CT / Norwalk, CT / Telehealth
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