Our Team

Arnaldo E. Negron, MD

Board Certified Psychiatrist 
Medical Director

Arnaldo E. Negrón, MD received his MD degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. He completed residency training in Psychiatry in 1994 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. In 1994 he served as chief resident at the Bronx Psychiatric Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He completed a fellowship in Neuropsychiatry and Biological Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1995. is Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. He joined the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1995 and for six years he was involved in clinical research and academia.

He maintains a teaching appointment as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Medicine & Dentistry/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Negrón is the Medical Director of Psychiatric Emergency Services and Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Capital Health System in Trenton New Jersey. He has presented his clinical research in over fifty national and international research forums and published over fifteen publications in peer reviewed journals.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Daniela Ganescu, MD

Board Certified Psychiatrist 

Daniela Ganescu, MD received her medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania. She completed residency training at Bergen Regional Medical Center in 2006. She served as executive chief resident in her last year of residency.

Daniela Ganescu, MD received her medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania. She completed residency training at Bergen Regional Medical Center in 2006. She served as executive chief resident in her last year of residency.

She completed one year of fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson in Piscataway, NJ in 2007. She is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Since 2007 she works at Capital Health Regional Medical Center as inpatient psychiatrist. She also holds a teaching position as instructor in psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Marion Pollack, LPC

Individual, Marriage, & Family Therapy

Marion Pollack is recognized for her expertise in individual, couples, group, family, and drug/alcohol counseling. Her many years of experience have enabled her to help countless numbers of individuals learn to cope with the stress of contemporary life. She brings a caring, insightful, reality-based approach to the complicated issues presented by her clients. Marion works together with clients to find solutions, strategies for change, and a deeper understanding of the root causes of problems.

Ms. Pollack attended graduate programs at Columbia University, Northeastern University and the College of New Jersey. She received advanced degrees from Northeastern University and the College of New Jersey in counseling, psychology, and drug/alcohol counseling.

Marion establishes a safe, non-judgmental environment which encourages an honest and forthcoming exchange, leading the client to discover solutions to life’s difficult dilemmas.

Robyn Rosenthal, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Robyn Rosenthal is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She received a BS in Elementary Education from The College of New Jersey, an MA in Counseling from Kean University and an Ed.S. in Marriage and Family Counseling from The College of New Jersey.  She has worked in elementary education as a teacher, but has spent the last 18 years as a school counselor for fourth- and fifth-graders, working with students, teachers and parents. 

She is also an IIC for the state of New Jersey and as such, works with at-risk children and adolescents and their families in their homes to address emotional and behavioral challenges. 

Robyn enjoys helping people communicate more clearly and honestly in order to facilitate change not only from within, but also outside oneself by strengthening connections with others. 

Mitchell Douglas, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Mitchell Douglas, MSSA, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker providing counseling and psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families, and groups. His eclectic approach utilizes psychodynamic theories from the object relations and self psychology schools as well as perspectives and strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy.

Mitchell received his Master’s degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed additional training at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health in New York City.

In the past he has taught graduate courses at New York University’s School of Social Work and served in executive management positions with community-based mental health agencies.

In addition to his work at Aroga he directs a countywide crisis service serving children and families operated by University Behavioral HealthCare at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Jacqueline Oshiver, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Jacqueline Oshiver, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker who offers expertise in individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. She utilizes psychodynamic, systems, solution-focused, and cognitive-behavioral approaches to the treatment of clinical disorders, and environmental stressors.

Ms. Oshiver believes deeply in a strengths perspective-empowerment model which views the client holistically. This perspective is combined with a warm, engaging, and supportive style. Her background includes a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania; an M.Ed. from Columbia University, Teachers College; an MSW from Bryn Mawr College, School of Social Work; post-graduate work in Substance Abuse from Rutgers University, Smithers School of Alcoholism Studies; post-graduate work in Family Therapy from Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic; and psychoanalytic studies in Object Relations from New York University.

Ms. Oshiver is an adjunct professor at several prominent New York City and New Jersey universities. She is an experienced clinical supervisor and an approved social work supervisor in New Jersey. For several years, Ms. Oshiver served as the Site Director at Princeton House Behavioral Health, the behavioral health unit of University Medical Center at Princeton, in addition to working with our group. She is now employed at Aroga as a full-time psychotherapist.

Marijayne Henry, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Marijayne Henry, LCSW is a graduate of Rutgers University receiving both her bachelors and masters degrees in social work, where she focused on integrating therapeutic techniques to provide client-centered individual and group treatment. Marijayne has also received additional training in dual diagnosis treatment, incorporating symptom management and coping strategies for persons with both mental illness and additive disorders.

Marijayne has over 10 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and their families. She has worked with adolescents diagnosed with addictions and severe behavioral problems in their private homes as well as in group residential settings. She has also worked with maternal substance abusers identifying specific treatment needs for women such a child care and transportation and working to incorporate these treatment needs into various inner city programs.

Along with seeing clients at Aroga, Marijayne is engaged as a senior primary therapist at Princeton House Behavioral Health, providing group therapy for their Dual Diagnosis Outpatient Program. She is also certified by the state of New Jersey’s Department of Children’s Behavioral Services providing in-home Strength and Needs Assessments for children and adolescents at risk.

Melanie Wechsler, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Melanie Wechsler is a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience working with clients ages 7 through 70. She specializes in areas including life changes and transitions, coping with parenting issues, dealing with anxiety and depression, adjustment to college and work, handling conflict, and achieving success in managing work- life balance.

Melanie graduated with an MSW from Rutgers and has experience working in hospitals, schools, and private practice.

Her approach focuses on offering clients insight, empowerment and support at overcoming life challenges.

Administrative Staff – Stiffany

 

 

Administrative Staff – Maria