​Kaylee Damm

Billing & Intake Coordinator

​Kaylee strives to provide a smooth and easy experience for those seeking our services, providing assistance with any intake or billing needs. 

Kaylee holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a minor in Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies and is currently pursuing a Master's dual degree in Counseling and Mental Health Wellness & LGBTQ+ at New York University.


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.

Tristen Johnson, LMFT


Tristen specializes in Gender and Sexuality issues, Trauma, and Anxiety.  

Tristen holds Bachelor’s degrees in Family and Social Sciences and Youth Studies from the University of Minnesota with a minor in Communications, as well as a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Syracuse University.  

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.

  • 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

  • EMDR Treatment Facilitator

  • 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

​Renee Monnet

Office Manager

Renee aims to provide quality and compassionate support to both staff and clients.  With 20+ years working in human services and mental health, as both a front line worker and in administration, Renee is committed to the wellness of  the Central NY community, one person at a time.  

Renee holds a Bachelors Degree in Women's Studies, with a concentration in Kinship Networks, from William Smith College, as well as a Certificate in Interfaith Ministry from Trilogy Institute.  

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