Behavioral and Mental Health Counseling Services
As a recognized leader in behavioral health services, Orange Regional Medical Center’s behavioral health team provides outpatient clinical services, treatments and counseling to patients and their families to successfully manage and overcome mental health illnesses.
Licensed by both the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and fully accredited by The Joint Commission, we maintain a comprehensive series of programs.
Our services are designed for children, adolescents and adults with behavioral, emotional and mental health needs as well as co-occurring substance abuse disorders. Treatments are provided by licensed professional (adult and child) psychiatrists and clinical social workers. Therapy services are offered on an individual basis as well as for couples and families.
Innovative and Personalized Treatment Plans
Our clinical professionals work on a one-to-one and group basis to develop an innovative and individualized treatment plan that improves and/or manages a patient’s mental, emotional, physical and social well-being.
We specialize in the following:
- Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders & Psychiatric symptom management
- Trauma Centered Therapies
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Grounding/ Mindfulness techniques
- Psychiatric conditions associated with neurological illnesses
- Psychiatric symptoms related to substance use and/or abuse
- A wide array of childhood disorders
Orange Regional Counseling Services offer:
- Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation
- Individual, family and couples therapy
- Group therapy
- Medication management
- Symptom management
- Coping methods
- Crisis intervention and planning
- Treatment planning / wellness recovery planning
- Behavioral therapies for problems with depression, anxiety and increased family life stressors
Commonly treated symptoms:
- Anxiety and mood disorders
- Trauma / PTSD
- Thought distortions
- ADD / ADHD
- Family conflict
- Thoughts of self harm
- Psychiatric conditions associated with dementia or other neurological illness
- Psychiatric symptoms related to substance use/abuse
- All spectrums of childhood disorders
MEET OUR TEAM
- Cesar Rojas,
Psychiatry Department Chairman
Cesar Rojas MD earned his doctorate of Medicine and attended his residency in Neurology at Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos (Peru). He also attended a residency in Psychiatry at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center. At New York and Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus he conducted his Geriatric Fellowship, Psychiatry.
- Ulrick Vieux,
Psychiatry Residency Program Director
Ulrick Vieux DO, MS is the Psychiatry Residency Program Director/ Acting Chief of the Orange Regional Behavioral and Mental Health Counseling Services. Dr. Vieux completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University, master's degree at Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons and his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a family medicine residency at New York Medical College (Brooklyn-Queens campus) and psychiatry-child and adolescent psychiatry at St.Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Center.
- Allison Sullivan,
Alison Sullivan, MD is our Child-Adolescent Director. She earned her doctorate in medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and attended a residency in Psychiatry as well as Pediatrics and her Child-Adolescent Fellowship, Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York).
- Richard Wang,
Psychiatry Inpatient Director
Richard Wang, MD is our Psychiatry Inpatient Director. Dr. Wang is Board-certified in Psychiatry. He earned his medical degress from New York University Medical School and completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
- Nancy Famby,
Nursing Director, Inpatient Behavioral Health
- Beth Sciortino Skelly,
Outpatient Behavioral Health
- Sharon Geidel,
Behavioral Health Unit
- Manouchehr Lavian,
- Dan Giurca,
Dan Giurca, MD is our Consultation-Liaison Director. He earned his doctorate in Medicine from Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy and attended a Residency, Psychiatry at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Child-Adolescent Fellowship, Psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center - C & A Psychiatry.
Read Dr. Giurca's authored piece entitled, Decreasing suicide risk with math
- Balveen (Biba) Singh,
Psychiatry Emergency Room Attending
Balveen Singh, DO is our Psychiatry Emergency Room Attending and Touro Clerkship Director, Psychiatry. She earned her doctorate of medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (Old Westbury) and attended an internship at St. Vincent's Midtown Hospital (New York) and a Residency, Psychiatry at Richmond University Medical Center.
- Nambi Salgunan,
- Rose Lindsay,
- Brigitte Gordon,
- Quazi S Al-Tariq, MD,