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  • Finding a Therapist

    The Wellness Team
    Dear Parents,

    April is National Counseling Awareness Month, an observance raising awareness and promoting mental health and the importance of counseling professionals. As such, this provides an excellent opportunity to look at why people might seek counseling for themselves or a loved one and provide resources to do so.  
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Counselors' Corner

Meet the York Prep Counseling and Wellness Team
Evelyn Rowe-Cosentino

Evelyn Rowe-Cosentino is a psychotherapist licensed as a Creative Arts Therapist and certified as a group psychotherapist and mother-daughter coach. She has a private practice in the heart of New York City where she also serves as a clinical consultant to the Alvin Ailey dance company and facilitates workshops on adolescent development.
Ms. Rowe-Cosentino received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Joseph’s College and her Master’s degree from New York University. She is trained in Psychoanalysis, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Trauma focused therapy which includes treatment with first responders and children and families following our country’s tragedy on 9-11.
Ms. Rowe-Cosentino has over 30 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families. Her areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, ADHD, childhood trauma, substance abuse, and family systems work, with extensive experience working on both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric units with severely mentally ill patients.
Ms. Rowe-Cosentino is a seasoned clinician who provides her students with a warm, welcoming and safe place to thrive. She is a working mother who cherishes her time with her family.  She also practices yoga and Pilates in her downtime and enjoys the outdoors. 

Alison Kaslow

Alison Kaslow is a licensed psychotherapist in the state of New York, whom received her Master’s degree in clinical social work at Fordham University, and bachelor’s degree in communications from UMASS Amherst. She then completed a two-year post graduate training program at The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, to become a certified family and couples therapist. 

Throughout her career, Alison has been working with adolescents and youth in school settings all across New York City’s boroughs, including higher education. She also spent time working at a weight loss and wellness retreat in upstate New York, encouraging and supporting the intersection of physical and mental health. Ms. Kaslow has always had a passion for working and advocating for youth in the school environment and sees it as a daily opportunity to support students in the moment. 

Ms. Kaslow has an immense amount of gratitude for the individuals and families she works alongside, and looks forward to getting to know the York community! In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, strolling the local farmers' market, and spending time with her loved ones. 
    • Jodi Allen

Jodi Allen

Jodi Allen is thrilled to join the Wellness Team at York Prep.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from St. John Fisher University and Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Marist College.  Jodi comes to York from a private boarding school in Poughkeepsie, where she was a School Counselor, teacher, and multi-season coach since 2016.  In her free time, Jodi plays soccer on a women’s league in the Hudson Valley and enjoys trivia, reading, and spending time with her three sons. 
    • Lindsey Bischel

Lindsey Bischel

Lindsey Bischel is a New York State Certified School Counselor, who received her Master of Science in Education in School Counseling from St. Bonaventure University, and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance/Choreography and Psychology from Elon University.
Ms. Bischel has several years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in counseling, educational, clinical mental health, and performing arts settings. She is a published author whose most recent work explored the role of impulsivity in women with
eating disorders. Ms. Bischel is a certified yoga instructor and professional dancer who is passionate about the mind-body connection, the link between a person's thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors and their physical health. Ms. Bischel had the privilege of getting to know how special the York Prep community is through her graduate studies, where she received exceptional training and supervision from Ms. Evelyn Rowe-Cosentino, York Prep’s Director of Wellness and Counseling. She looks forward to continuing to support York Prep’s students.