Schenectady Mental Health Associates - Psychiatry & Counseling Services Across the Lifespan
Providers at Schenectady Mental Health Assoc.

Thomas Qualtere, MD
- Director and Psychiatrist

Cindy Guadagno, MD
-Board Certified General Psychiatrist who also completed a fellowship in child psychiatry at Children's Hospital in Boston. Dr. "G" is a native of the Capital District with a diverse background in all types of psychiatric issues. Dr. "G" has an extensive clinical experience that includes both private practice, as well as inpatient facilities. Dr. "G" is a medication specialist in psychiatric evaluations and medication management for children, adolescents, and adults (ages 6-70).

Kristine Gravino, PhD
- Licensed psychologist in New York State. She received her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the State University of New York at Albany in 2002 and has been an active member of the American Psychological Association. She has spent time working in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, outpatient mental health facilities and nursing homes. In addition, she spent two years working with developmentally delayed children and adults at Wildwood Programs. She has been working in private practice since 2005 and has experience with a variety of psychological disorders. She works with children, adolescents, adults, and couples to build a trusting, nurturing therapeutic relationship that is focused on helping the client take positive steps toward their goals.

Melissa Goodemote, NPP
-An Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is certified by ANCC as an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and is licensed in NYS. Melissa obtained a Master's Degree at Sage Graduate School and has experience working with chronically mentally ill adults in a clinical setting, women in a trauma/shelter program, and has been in a private practice setting specializing in psychopharmacology specifically addressing the mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, sleep disorders, and other disorders.

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