Our Staff

George Sachs PsyD

Dr. Sachs is a licensed clinical child and adult psychologist, specializing in the treatment of ADD, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders in children, teen and adults. Dr. Sachs did his clinical training in Chicago at Cook County Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Child Study Center. He completed his training at the Children’s Institute in Los Angeles. Dr. Sachs consulted to Juilliard in New York City, providing counseling to their dance, drama, and orchestral students. Dr. Sachs is author of Helping the Traumatized Child and of the upcoming book: “Sachs Center Guide to Adult ADD.” Dr. Sachs has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CBS, WPIX and other major media outlets, discussing his unique approach to ADD/ ADHD treatment.  Dr. Sachs also writes for the Huffington Post and Big City Moms blog.

Tim Norman LMSW, M.Ed

TimTimothy is a licensed Psychotherapist by the state of New York. He specializes in therapy and coaching for ADD/ADHD, anxiety, depression, and addiction – with individuals and groups. He also performs Neurofeedback, an exciting new treatment for a variety of  health issues; namely ADD/ADHD, PTSD, sleep problems, seizures, and more. He earned his MSW degree from the Hunter College School of Social Work, and his Masters degree in Education from Mercy College.

Christina Hutchins Psy.D.

Christina HutchinsDr. Hutchins is a licensed clinical child and adult psychologist, specializing in psychotherapeutic treatment of ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma recovery, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and severe and persistent mental illnesses. Dr. Hutchins completed her clinical training at Kings County Hospital Center, part of New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corporation. She has also held training and staff positions with Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Diversified Health Services, and New York University Child Study Center. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Long Island University- Post. She is trained in behavioral analysis/modification, cognitive and behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and domestic/family violence.  Dr. Hutchins has conducted research examining effectiveness of DBT in improving family relationships and decreasing depression, suicidality, and emotional distress among adolescent and adult clients.  Dr. Hutchins is currently accepting clients at our Downtown Brooklyn location.


Emory Luce Baldwin LCMFT

Emory is licensed as a Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in both the State of Maryland and the State of New York. Her specialities include family therapy and parent coaching. Emory teaches parenting classes in Maryland for one of the largest and best known parent education organizations in the country and writes a monthly column in the Takoma/Silver Spring Voice newspaper. One of her articles in Washington Parent Magazine was awarded the 2009 “Silver Award for Child Development and Parenting Issues” from the Parenting Publications of America.

Emily Matles

Emily is a native New Yorker and the founder of emagine simplicity, a Brooklyn based Professional Organizing Firm. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2008 with her Bachelor of Arts in an individualized concentration, Event Planning and Communications. As the founder of emagine simplicity, Emily helps clients reduce stress and anxiety by helping to create a clutter-free environment. She enjoys meeting new people and making positive changes in their lives. Emily lives and breathes organization in every aspect of her life.

Dawn Lerman

Dawn Lerman is a Holistic Nutrition Expert who coaches clients to lead healthier lives by helping to identify what foods work for them while advising them on common-sense healthy habits. Her customized nutritional programs utilize superfoods, whole grains, and organic fruits and veggies to achieve optimum levels of health, energy and focus. Dawn lectures and writes frequently on healthy eating issues and alternative treatments for ADHD and Autism and has been interviewed by numerous media outlets on this subject. Read her blog in the New York Times.