Who We Are 2018-09-10T14:33:59+00:00

Who We Are

The Midtown Practice was started by Drs. Dan Goodman and Julia Samton, two Ivy League trained psychiatrists and long-standing colleagues, in order to pursue their vision of creating a group practice of skilled clinicians offering a range of services to an expanded clientele. All clinicians at The Midtown Practice are dedicated and experienced professionals committed to continually enhancing their expertise in providing state-of-the-art treatments.

The Midtown Practice was started by Drs. Dan Goodman and Julia Samton, two Ivy League trained psychiatrists and long-standing colleagues, in order to pursue their vision of creating a group practice of skilled clinicians offering a range of services to an expanded clientele. All clinicians at The Midtown Practice are dedicated and experienced professionals committed to continually enhancing their expertise in providing state-of-the-art treatments.

DAN GOODMAN, MD

Dan believes deeply in the importance of working collaboratively with his clients in a warm, down-to-earth, and practical manner.

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JULIA SAMTON, MD

Julia’s board certification in Neurology and Psychiatry provides a unique perspective of both brain and mind. Her expertise combines a deep knowledge of neuroscience with more than a decade of clinical work.

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SHIRA LEE SILVER, LCSW

Shira Lee believes that there is no one-size-fits-all therapeutic approach and therefore works with her clients to find the approach that best suits his/her needs to help the client achieve success.

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LESLEY ALDERMAN, LMSW

Lesley’s style is curious, collaborative and compassionate. She creates a safe space in which clients can freely explore their thoughts, feelings and frustrations.

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JORDANA COTTON, NP

Jordana began at MGH as a researcher investigating the neural pathways of thought disorders and the brilliant mind. She became fascinated with restructuring negative thought patterns and enhancement of cognitive abilities, and was inspired to transition from research to clinical practice.

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ELBA SETTE-CAMARA LCSW-R

Although we cannot always remove obstacles, we can develop resiliency and coping skills that help us navigate towards fulfillment. A strong element of Elba’s clinical practice is the concept of progress, not perfection, and honing personal strengths to achieve personal goals.

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STEPHANIE (“STEVIE”) BLUM, LCSW

Stevie is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and the Ackerman Relational Approach. Stevie deeply values a postmodern and collaborative approach to therapy, which views the therapeutic alliance as a major driver of positive change.

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SUZANNE SORRENTINO, LCSW

Understanding what brings a person to therapy and how they want their life to improve is the starting point for Suzanne’s work with her clients.

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DAN GOODMAN, MD

Dan believes deeply in the importance of working collaboratively with his clients in a warm, down-to-earth, and practical manner.

LEARN MORE ABOUT DAN

JULIA SAMTON, MD

Julia’s board certification in Neurology and Psychiatry provides a unique perspective of both brain and mind. Her expertise combines a deep knowledge of neuroscience with more than a decade of clinical work.

LEARN MORE ABOUT JULIA

SHIRA LEE SILVER, LCSW

Shira Lee believes that there is no one-size-fits-all therapeutic approach and therefore works with her clients to find the approach that best suits his/her needs to help the client achieve success.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SHIRA LEE

LESLEY ALDERMAN, LMSW

Lesley’s style is curious, collaborative and compassionate. She creates a safe space in which clients can freely explore their thoughts, feelings and frustrations.

LEARN MORE ABOUT LESLEY

JORDANA COTTON, NP

Jordana began at MGH as a researcher investigating the neural pathways of thought disorders and the brilliant mind. She became fascinated with restructuring negative thought patterns and enhancement of cognitive abilities, and was inspired to transition from research to clinical practice.

LEARN MORE ABOUT JORDANA

ELBA SETTE-CAMARA LCSW-R

Although we cannot always remove obstacles, we can develop resiliency and coping skills that help us navigate towards fulfillment. A strong element of Elba’s clinical practice is the concept of progress, not perfection, and honing personal strengths to achieve personal goals.

LEARN MORE ABOUT ELBA

STEPHANIE (“STEVIE”) BLUM, LCSW

Stevie is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and the Ackerman Relational Approach. Stevie deeply values a postmodern and collaborative approach to therapy, which views the therapeutic alliance as a major driver of positive change.

LEARN MORE ABOUT STEVIE

SUZANNE SORRENTINO, LCSW

Understanding what brings a person to therapy and how they want their life to improve is the starting point for Suzanne’s work with her clients.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SUZANNE