Karrie D. Damm, LMFT

Co-Owner, Therapist

Karrie specializes in treating individuals who have experienced childhood abuse or trauma directly or indirectly. Treatment focuses on healing anxiety, depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder. Karrie also works with military families, step-parent families, couples and groups.

Amanda Taylor Deerkop, LMFT, CASAC, ​Therapist

Jacqueline Weiner, LPMFT, C.A.S.


Simone Adams, LMFT


Simone  has over eight years of clinical experience and specializes in working with individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with anxiety, depression, relational conflict, anger management and communication issues.  Simone is also formally trained in the Functional Family Therapy evidence based model used with at-risk youth and their families dealing with behavioral issues of truancy, substance abuse, and parent-child relational issues.

  • Past Associate Representative of New York Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (NYAMFT).

  • Currently working toward certification in TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

  • Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

  • ​Past Treasurer for the New York Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (NYAMFT)

  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Tristan Martin, LPMFT


​Lindsay Widrig, LMFT


Lindsay specializes in working with children and adolescents with behavioral and mental health issues, families, couples, infidelity, and individuals.  She has several years experience working with youth who have experienced trauma.  Lindsay also has experience working with people who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, relationship concerns, blended families, and transitions in life.  

Brenda K. Rodriguez, LMFT

Co-Owner, Therapist

Brenda specializes in treating parent-child relationship issues, anxiety and depression, couples in conflict, blended families, families experiencing separation or divorce, and adolescents with behavioral issues such as substance abuse, truancy, running away and general defiance.  Brenda also works with families struggling with adoption related concerns.

  • Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage​  and Family Therapy (AAMFT) 

  • Past Treasurer for the New York Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (NYAMFT), 2008-2011. 

  • Past President of the NYAMFT, 2012-2014. 


  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor.


            CNY Marriage & Family Therapy Place

Jacqui firmly believes that therapy is something that happens with you, not to you. She has experience working with survivors of trauma, domestic violence and intimate partner violence, adoption and foster care issues, depression, anxiety, aging, relationship issues, and substance use. Jacqui has worked with all ages ranging from young children to the elderly. She uses strength-based and emotionally-focused approaches.

Tristan specializes in working with sexual and gender diversity (LGBT), specifically the transgender community and providing support for medical transition. Additional expertise includes relationship issues, fitness, military families, alternative lifestyles, and sexual issues. Tristan utilizes a systemic, attachment, and experiential approach providing therapy for individuals, couples, and families.

Amanda specializes in behavioral management, grief and loss, lesbian, gay, and transgender therapy, and substance abuse. Treatment focuses on the narrative of one's experiences and utilizes a strength-based approach. Amanda works with children, adolescents, and adults. Clients can meet individually, as a couple, or as a family.

Christa Thomas, LMFT


Christa specializes in children and teenagers with behavioral and mental health concerns who have been in residential treatment and psychiatric hospitals, LGBTQ individuals, sexuality, foster care youth and parents, trauma (physical / sexual), PTSD symptoms, and couples therapy.

  • Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)


  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor

CNY Marriage & Family Therapy Place
792 N. Main Street Suite 200E North Syracuse, NY13212US
Phone: (315) 299-6975 Website: http://cnytherapyplace.com/home.html