​Lindsay Widrig, LPMFT


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.  

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


  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor

  • 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)

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)

  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor

  • 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.

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

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.


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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.

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