Meet Our Team
Nicholas Maltby, Ph.D.
Dr. Maltby received his doctorate from the University of Connecticut in 2001. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship specializing in anxiety disorders at the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living. His clinical interests include the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and phobias. Dr. Maltby is a licensed pilot and has extensive experience treating fear of flying.
Nicole Sirrine, Ph.D.
Clinical Practice Manager
Dr. Sirrine received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Bowling Green State University, with a concentration in child psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Sirrine's clinical work focuses on the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. She also has training in the treatment of depression and childhood behavior problems.
Sharon Mallon, Ph.D.
Dr. Mallon received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2000. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Village for Families & Children in Hartford and post-doctoral work in a joint appointment with the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services. She has worked in a variety of settings, including private practice, community mental health organizations, and schools. She is experienced treating anxiety disorders in adults and children of all ages, including generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, school refusal, and phobias. Dr. Mallon has also completed Basic Training in EMDR.
Andrea Nave, M.A., LPC
Andrea Nave is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s degree from Fordham University. Andrea has completed clinical training at the Regulation of Emotion and Anxiety Disorder Lab at Yale University, Compulsive Obsessive and Anxiety Program at Fordham University, NYU Child Study Center Neuropsychology & Learning Service, NYU Child Study Center Attention Deficit Hyperactivity & Behavior Disorders Service, Bellevue Hospital Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Yale Child Study Center Anxiety and Mood Service, Anxiety Disorders Center at Institute of Living, and the Anxiety Institute of Greenwich. She is particularly interested in cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety, mood, and behavior disorders in anxious youth, including parent interventions such as Parent Management Training and the SPACE (Supportive Parenting of Anxious Childhood Emotions) program.
James Marinchak, Psy.D.
Dr. Marinchak is a 2013 graduate of the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. He completed his internship at the Greater Hartford Clinical Psychology Consortium and was a Clinical Health Psychology Fellow in the Connecticut VA Health Psychology Postdoctoral Program. Dr. Marinchak is currently working part-time at the Anxiety Treatment Center and specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapeutic approaches in the treatment of adult and adolescent anxiety, OCD and trauma. His interests include exposure-based therapies for trauma and anxiety, as well as mindfulness-based approaches for emotion regulation and distress tolerance.
Liz Hilby, M.A., LPC
Liz is a Licensed Professional Counselor and received her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hartford in 2015. She is currently finishing her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Hartford and recently completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Connecticut's college counseling center. She has experience working in a variety of treatment settings with clinical work focusing on the treatment of mood disorders, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, substance use disorders. and sports or performance-related anxiety.
Madeleine Schwartz, M.S.
Madeleine Schwartz received her Master’s degree in clinical psychology from Ohio University in 2017. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of Hartford. Madeleine has completed clinical training at the Ohio University Psychology and Social Work Clinic and at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She has also worked as a clinician providing therapy and psychoeducational assessments in a community mental health clinic and a pediatric medical setting. Madeleine has particular interest in the treatment of anxiety, OCD, mood disorders, ADHD, and childhood behavior problems.
Mary Gover, M.A., LPC, NCC
Mary Gover is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hartford in 2016. Mary completed her clinical internship at Community Health Resources in Bloomfield, CT treating a variety of mental health issues such as generalized anxiety, panic disorder, social anxiety, mood disorders, and substance use disorders. She also obtained three years of clinical assessment experience working in the neuropsychology program at Rhode Island Hospital. She is especially interested in cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions for anxiety and mood disorders, and the impact of stress and anxiety on physical health and wellness.