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Dr. Elizabeth Gordon, PsyD

Dr. Elizabeth Gordon, PsyD (she/her/hers) is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, disordered eating, body image dissatisfaction, and mood and anxiety disorders. Elizabeth believes firmly in each person’s potential to achieve full recovery. Her therapeutic approach is integrative, drawing from behavioral, relational, and psychodynamic modalities, and is ultimately tailored to fit every client’s unique needs and circumstances. Elizabeth’s work is guided by the belief that in the context of a supportive therapeutic relationship, healing can occur. In addition, Elizabeth subscribes to a weight-inclusive intuitive eating model in which all foods fit, and health is not dependent on body size.

In addition to her work at Dr. Conason’s practice, Elizabeth is currently completing her postdoctoral fellowship at Monte Nido Manhattan, a Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program for individuals with eating disorders. Elizabeth obtained her doctoral degree from Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, and she also holds a master’s degree from Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology as well as a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University. Elizabeth has experience providing individual and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults across a variety of settings, including outpatient, day treatment, inpatient, and school-based settings.

Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW

Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW. She is a social worker specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image concerns, as well as mood, anxiety, trauma, and relationship problems. She has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy at the residential, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), and outpatient levels of care. Her work is strongly informed by the Health at Every Size perspective. Fatema has a special interest in working with BIPOC clients, especially those of South Asian and Muslim backgrounds.

Fatema utilizes a warm, collaborative, trauma-informed, and culturally-aware approach to therapy that blends cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and psychodynamic approaches. Fatema’s goal is to build a supportive therapeutic relationship with clients to help them explore what keeps them stuck in their unhelpful patterns, while also supporting them to grow and live more fulfilling lives.

In addition to her work at Conason Psychological Services, Fatema is currently working at The Renfrew Center for the treatment of eating disorders. Fatema obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Educational Studies from Swarthmore CollegeS

Sheba Antony

Sheba Antony, MA, MHC-LP, NCC (she/her) is a mental health counselor with a background in treatment of eating disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. She has experience in working with interdisciplinary teams in intensive outpatient (IOP), partial hospitalization (PHP), and other higher levels of care treating children, adolescents, and adults. Sheba has experience providing individual, group, and family therapy. She has an interest in working with BIPOC individuals.

Sheba obtained her Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine. Her therapy approach is informed by cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), person-centered therapy, and Health at Every Size (HAES) perspective while also connecting to clients’ intersectionality and individualized health needs. Sheba’s goal is empowering clients to utilize their strengths, skills, and supports to achieve their own goals and fulfillment.

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