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MindWell NYC is a community focused on helping you reach your goals and manage life's challenges effectively. Meet our team below.



Rachel L. Hutt, Ph.D.

Rachel L. Hutt, Ph.D.

Dr. Rachel L. Hutt is Co-founder of MindWell NYC and a licensed clinical psychologist. She has specific expertise and interest in helping parents learn strategies and support for managing the needs and challenges for children of all ages. She provides individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with anxiety, depression, and behavioral challenges. She is Board Certified in DBT through the Linehan Board of Certification (DBT-LBC™), and is the author of Feeling Better: CBT Workbook For Teens.


Jessica A. Renz, Psy.D.

Jessica A. Renz, Psy.D.

Dr. Jessica A. Renz is Co-founder of MindWell NYC and a licensed clinical psychologist. She provides compassionate individual and group psychotherapy services to adult clients experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression in addition to challenges with life transitions and stressors. She specializes in helping women learn skills to incorporate resilience and confidence in their daily lives. She leads MindWell NYC's The Daring Way program based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown and is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator (CDWF).


Rebecca B. Skolnick, Ph.D.

Rebecca B. Skolnick, Ph.D.

Dr. Rebecca B. Skolnick is Co-founder of MindWell NYC and a licensed clinical psychologist. She has particular expertise and interest in exposure therapy for phobias, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Skolnick also specializes in CBT and DBT for eating disorders in women and men. Dr. Skolnick provides individual and group therapy to adolescents, young adults, and adults.


Rebecca Berger, Ph.D.

Rebecca Berger, Ph.D.

Dr. Rebecca Berger is a licensed clinical psychologist at MindWell NYC. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy and has particular expertise and interest in exposure therapy for anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Berger has significant experience treating college students and the college-age population. Dr. Berger provides individual, couples, and group therapy to adolescents, young adults, and adults.


Monica Ierardo, Ph.D.

Monica Ierardo, Ph.D.

Dr. Monica Ierardo is a licensed clinical psychologist at MindWell NYC. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for adolescents, young adults, and adults with a range of issues such as mood disorders, trauma, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She provides individual and group therapy at MindWell NYC.


Teri Preddy, Ph.D.

Teri Preddy, Ph.D.

Dr. Teri Preddy is a licensed clinical psychologist at MindWell NYC. She specializes in utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and mindfulness approaches with individuals throughout the lifespan. She has particular expertise and interest in helping children, teens, and their families learn strategies to manage emotional and behavioral challenges and improve communication. She provides individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults.