The Psychological & Stress Management, P.C.
Dr. Jaime H. Carcamo, Psy.D, Founder and President
Dr. Jaime H. Cárcamo is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist. He specializes in the anxiety disorders and substance abuse, including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Grief (TG) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Dr. Cárcamo has consulted with city and private agencies on coping strategies and evidence based treatment recommendations after the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster of September 11, 2001. He has made media appearances to provide public education on national and international television and radio. He has also lectured and conducted workshops throughout New York City on the cognitive behavioral treatment of Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). On November 2004, he was invited to Venezuela to train mental health professionals, including psychiatrists and psychologists in cognitive behavior therapy for PTSD.
Dr. Carcamo has been assisting families and individuals fulfill their immigration requirements by providing comprehensive evaluation and report writing for individuals and families. His expertise in identifying clients potential vulnerabilities, areas where they may suffer extreme hardship and diagnosis of underlying conditions assist in the process of immigration and other cases.
Dr. Angela A. Karras, Psy.D.
Dr. Angela A. Karras earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from William James College in Boston, MA and completed her APA internship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. She specializes in Mood and Eating Disorders.
Dr. Karras is fluent in Spanish and Greek and has extensive experience working with under-privileged populations; conducting psychological evaluations as well as providing individual, couples, and family therapy. Her therapeutic orientation is psychodynamic, which involves exploring how past relationships and experiences have contributed to current conflicts and interpersonal patterns. She has extensive training in Mindfulness and CBT, incorporating them as needed.
Cynthia Perez, MHC-LP
Cynthia Perez, MA, MHC-LP, is a bilingual psychotherapist who has dedicated her counseling career to working with individuals, children, adolescents, and families. Grounded in her personal experience as a young, undocumented immigrant, Cynthia is passionate about working with the immigrant population and helping them enhance their lives. Cynthia earned her MA in Mental Health and Counseling and her BA in Psychology at the City College of New York City. In addition to her private practice work, Cynthia serves the immigrant population through Cayuga Centers’ Unaccompanied Children's Program. In this role, Cynthia provides therapeutic interventions as these youth await reunification with their sponsors. Cynthia helps her clients build resiliency, enhance their individual strengths, and gain coping skills to face their future challenges. Cynthia is trained in Trauma Sensitive Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy. Her therapeutic approach is one that embodies empathy and dedication to the Hispanic population in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.
Gladys L. Dumas, LMSW, CASAC-T
Director of TPSM 9/11 World Trade Center Program
Gladys L. Duma, LMSW completed her M.S. in Clinical Social Work in 2009 from New York University. In 2011, she returned to MCNY and completed a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate –T. (CASAC-T). Throughout the last 8 years, she has been working with the Hispanic population in various locations, including the Roberto Clemente Center (Day-Treatment Program), Bellevue Hospital (Bilingual Treatment Program), and currently, the Psychological and Stress Management P.C. Gladys specialized in treatment of individuals, groups, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, and disorders related to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on The World Trade Center (WTC). Gladys was trained in Rational–Emotive & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Albert Ellis Institute. She is bilingual (English & Spanish), and has a keen interest in people’s care and well-being.