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Thomas Brent, LCSWR
 
Mr. Brent graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1980 with a Master's Degree in Social Work. He had previously specialized in working with sexually abused children and adult survivors of sexual abuse. He also previously managed the outpatient clinics of both Erie County Medical Center and the Buffalo VA Medical Center. His training included the Rational Emotive Therapy Institute with Albert Ellis, the William Allison White Institute, and the Alfred Adler Institute of Ontario. He also has been trained by Dr. Susan Johnson in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. He is currently an instructor of psychotherapy with the Department of Psychiatry at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
turyl BreStnt MS.CRC., LMHC
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Caryl is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 30 years of experience in the psychotherapy field. She has had extensive training in both cognitive behavioral and interpersonal psychotherapy treating a wide client population with numerous strengths and deficits.
She is also a vocational counselor who has assisted individuals with both their educational plans and career goals. This also includes assisting Veterans with both physical and emotional disabilities determine their interests, aptitudes and abilities and ultimately teaching them job seeking skills, job development and assisting with job placement. 
She is currently trained in Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization Therapy (EMDR) which is an evidence based treatment to assist individuals with overcoming trauma.
 
Thomas Brent. LCSW-R
 
Tom is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience in psychotherapy. He originally was trained at the Institute of Rational Emotive Therapy with Albert Ellis and the Alfred Adler Institute of Ontario. He has training in cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic and interpersonal psychotherapy. He has extensive experience treating sexual abuse victims and their families. Tom has taught for many years at the State University of New York at Buffalo in the Graduate School of Social Work.  He is currently an instructor at the UB Medical School of Psychiatry.