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The Seleni Institute Announces New Clinical Director

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NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seleni Institute has announced that Christiane Manzella, PhD, FT, will serve as its new clinical director, having previously served as Seleni's supervision director and senior psychologist. The Seleni Institute provides care, information and research funding critical to supporting mothers and families.

Christiane Manzella, PhD, FT, Clinical Director of the Seleni Institute

"We are thrilled Dr. Manzella has assumed her new role as clinical director at Seleni," said Nitzia Logothetis, founder and executive chairwoman of the Seleni Institute. "With her strong interest in both women's mental health and grief and bereavement, she is a leader in her field and a mentor to all of us."

Dr. Manzella comes to Seleni with extensive experience as a clinician, administrator and professor of psychology. She earned both her master's degree in clinical psychology and doctorate in counseling psychology from New York University and maintained a private practice in New York City for more than 20 years, where she provided therapy and supervision in a number of areas, including grief and bereavement, her specialty.

"The Seleni Institute is nationally known for its collaborative, evidenced-based care, and I am honored to be part of a team that has the utmost respect and compassion for clients," said Dr. Manzella, responding to the announcement of her appointment. "I am honored to join the Seleni team as clinical director and to work with such intelligent, compassionate colleagues as we help women and families."

To learn more about individual therapy, workshops and support groups at the Seleni Institute, please visit www.seleni.org/care or call 212-939-7200.

About the Seleni Institute
The Seleni Institute is a nonprofit organization founded by George and Nitzia Logothetis in 2011 that provides the care, information and research funding critical to supporting mothers and families.

The Seleni Institute supports women and their partners coping with:

  • Depression and anxiety, before, during and after pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Infant bonding and attachment issues
  • Sleep and feeding issues
  • Life and career transitions
  • Relationship/marital troubles
  • Parenting and motherhood concerns
  • Body image anxiety and disordered eating behaviors
  • Perimenopause
  • Grief and bereavement

The Seleni Institute treats individuals, not disorders, by providing a 360-degree approach to reproductive and maternal mental health issues. From individual therapy and psychiatry, to acupuncture and massage, to workshops and moms groups, the breadth of services and unique, collaborative environment make Seleni Institute the only center of its kind in New York City. The Seleni Institute team believes that when women are supported, they are able to best care for themselves, their children and their families.

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