THE BESPOKE TEAM
Certified Yoga Instructor
MA, LMHC, FAED
Limor is a Licensed Psychotherapist and an Eating Disorder Specialist practicing in New York City. Limor received her first Master's in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University and her second Master's in Mental Health Counseling from the City University of New York. She also obtained advance training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, all of which are evidence-based techniques used to help individuals overcome various psychological disorders. Limor is extremely passionate about prevention of mental illness and promotion of wellness.
As a mother of three, wife and psychotherapist, Limor has dedicated her life to helping others navigate their way through the personal challenges and behaviors that inhibit happiness and harmony in their lives. Originally from Israel, Limor credits her experience living on a Kibbutz as an adolescent, during her own family struggles, along with her service as a commander in the Israeli military, with giving her a strong sense of purpose, discipline and values. Twenty years of experience in childcare fueled her desire to promote healthy, collaborative care for individuals and families in need of guidance. Limor’s approach has a strong focus on openness, communication and positive feedback. Along with her team of professionals, she is committed to cultivating happier, healthier lifestyles and stronger more productive relationships between family members.
MA, LMHC, RYT-200
Marissa is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who received her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the City College of New York and her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine. She specializes in working with young adults, women, and the LGBTQ+ community. Marissa is also a Certified Yoga Instructor and incorporates the mental, physical, and spiritual concepts of yoga into therapy and vice versa.
Marissa approaches therapy and yoga by integrating person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and compassion-focused therapies. She supports clients in identifying their strengths and understanding their selves in a holistic manner.
Matt has been in the Professional Services industry for over 25+ years, holding management positions in both Operations and Finance. His background is in strategic planning and efficiency management.
Matt is passionate about helping families find the best help they can get. He knows that finding the right Therapist can take precious time and is eager to help ensure matches are made quickly so the healing process can begin. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and 3 teenage daughters.
Michal is a registered dietitian who has practiced in Israel for 10 years. She received her Master's Degree in Applied Nutrition from Haifa University in Haifa and received post-graduate training in eating disorders from Barilan University in Tel Aviv. She specializes in working with eating disorders and children, adolescents, and parents. Michal is a mother of three and lives in New York.
Elle graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Dietetics from the University of Delaware. She attended the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions for her Dietetic Internship, where she completed supervised practice hours gaining experience in the Medical Nutrition Therapies for a multitude of illnesses and diagnoses.
Elle is currently a Registered Dietitian for multiple corporate companies, where she covers health and wellness for employees. She conducts one-on-one nutrition consultations, presentations, food demonstrations, and more.
She individualizes shopping guides and creates custom meal plans and product selection for her clients to meet all their wellness goals. In her spare time, Elle loves to cook and try new recipes and foods. She also enjoys reading and fitness training.
Keisha is a licensed clinical social worker who received her Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Nutrition and Health Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Keisha also received post-graduate psychoanalytic training at the National Institute for Psychotherapies and completed additional certification in Palliative and End of life Care at New York University.
Keisha is a psychotherapist who has experience working in various settings, including private practice, group therapy, and within a hospital where she specializes in palliative and end of life care and in helping individuals and families cope with loss, grief, and chronic illness. Keisha is passionate about holistic forms of healing and furthering the connection between the mind and body. In therapy, she employs a person-centered, humanistic, and strengths-based perspective to help clients explore and connect to the highest version of themselves.
Ofra Markowitz is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in individual, couples and family therapy. She has received her first Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College Columbia University in 2008, and her second Master's degree in Social Work from NYU in 2012. Ofra has a passion for studying the link between brain systems and their effects on behaviors. Her methods of therapy also include psychodynamic and mindfulness based theories. Ofra was born and raised in Israel, served in the Israeli Defense Forces, and has two grown children. She has been living in the United States for over 25 years now.
MA, LCSW, LMSW
Dina is a Mental Health Counselor who obtained a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Baruch College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology and Addiction Studies from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Dina has experience working at a correctional facility as well as an outpatient addiction clinic where she treated clients with co-occurring addiction and mental illness in both group and individual settings. Dina is passionate about working with the Jewish community, children and adolescents, and the LGBTQ+ community.
Dina strives to create a warm therapeutic environment that promotes support, insight, and change. Through client-centered therapy and the use of Cognitive Behavioral techniques, Dina aims to empower her clients to address the difficulties they are facing in order to build healthier and more meaningful experiences.
Jessica is a Mental Health Counselor, School Counselor, and an Executive Functioning Coach. She obtained her Masters in School Counseling from St. Johns University, her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Alfred University and her Bachelors from Syracuse University. She specializes in social, emotional and academic counseling with adolescents, families and adults of all ages. Jessica is passionate about helping adolescents and families navigate through their school years, specializing in transitions and family therapy. She previously worked in a high school for 10 years.
When she is not working with clients, Jessica loves to travel, try new restaurants and spend time with her friends and family. Jessica lives in NYC with her husband and baby daughter. Her approach is innovative, warm, directive and non-judgmental.
Teaching Artist & Fitness Instructor
Austin Marquez is a performer, choreographer, teaching artist and trainer based in New York City. Austin has performed in several productions around the city at venues such as the Hotel Pennsylvania, Steps on Broadway, Helen Mills Theater, and Manhattan Movement and Arts Center. Austin’s choreography has been selected to perform in dance festivals and awarded at dance competitions all across the nation. He has choreographed several productions in NYC including The Drowsy Chaperone, The Addams Family, and A Chorus Line, to name a few. He has also taught for several studios and in the musical theatre department at Marymount Manhattan College, where he received his degree in musical theatre.
Austin works as a group fitness instructor teaching cardio-based fitness classes where he curates function based, full body workouts. Austin uses his background in acting, dancing, and fitness to give his students the ability to not only become physically stronger, but also to explore emotion and storytelling through movement. He strives to give his students the tools to become confident in their abilities, to take risks in their explorations, and to find community and support in their classes. Austin encourages his students to take every opportunity they have to learn and grow as artists—to believe in themselves and never waste a moment!
Certified Meditation Instructor
Amazon Bestselling Author, Sarit Lotem, is a Certified Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor from the Chopra Center, The Power Of Awareness Meditation Teacher, and is soon to be an Ayurveda Perfect Health lifestyle teacher. Sarit teaches meditation seminars and workshops for stress management and healthy and harmonious lifestyles in corporate workplaces, wellness centers, and in private settings.
For more than ten years, Sarit owned and operated her own successful business while also being a full-time mother which has provided her with firsthand experience of both the rewards and stresses inherent in busy work and family life. As a Certified Meditation Instructor, Sarit is dedicated to guiding her students who are experiencing challenging life situations to effectively incorporate meditation into their busy personal and professional lives, leading them to live a more balanced life. In her teachings, Sarit shares the benefits and the how-to's of meditation which include stress management, reduction of anxiety, an increase of productivity, and greater inner-calm and equanimity.
Madilyn is an administrative intern and co-leader of the Girl Talk after school workshop. She attends Eleanor Roosevelt High School and is being trained with Limor Weinstein's KARMA method to mentor young girls herself. She is interested in helping adolescents to navigate through some tough years of childhood. Madilyn is passionate about promoting wellbeing for young individuals and destigmatizing mental health. She is dedicated to the Bespoke community and works on graphic design, planning workshops, and co-leading some.
Madilyn lives on the Upper West Side. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her friends and family, bake, and walk around the beautiful city.
RD, CDN, CDCES
Rebecca Sabreen is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietitian Nutritionist, and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, who has been practicing for over 10 years. Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences from the Pennsylvania State University and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Since becoming an RD, she has worked in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, providing medical nutrition therapy for a variety of conditions: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, digestive conditions, disordered eating, and general health and nutrition. Rebecca currently works as a corporate wellness dietitian for a major Fortune 500 company where she provides health and wellness services for employees.
Additionally, Rebecca is passionate about providing nutrition therapy to people struggling with disordered eating. She believes in using an Intuitive Eating and a Health at Every Size model to support clients in changing their relationship with food and to support their overall well-being. When Rebecca is not working, she enjoys cooking with her husband, catching up on reality TV shows, reading, walking around New York City, and spending time with friends and family.
Certified Yoga Instructor
Alison Ederer completed her 200-hour Yoga Certification with Breathe for Change and received a Wellness Certification. She has continued to learn and explore other avenues of yoga and fitness, and has also completed certifications in Barre and Yoga Sculpt. Alison works as the Senior Manager, Development & Events at the Women’s Sports Foundation. Most importantly, each day Alison works, whether as a teacher or as a professional, she is committed to creating safe spaces, making those around her feel grounded, and being positive. Alison’s classes focus on inclusivity; she wants all students to feel that they are unveiling their power during and after their practice.
Alison Ederer is a New Yorker born and raised, and now lives in Manhattan. Alison has been taking asana classes since high school, but came to the decision to embark on her RYT-2 while studying in graduate school for her Master’s of Science in Education. In her free time, Alison enjoys reading, playing scrabble, walking around new neighborhoods in Manhattan, cooking new recipes, and traveling.