Tenafly Psychiatric Associates, LLC.

and The Integrative Holistic Wellness & Serenity Center
at Tenafly Psychiatric Associates, LLC.

A Private Practice of Psychiatry & Geriatric Psychiatry.
2 Dean Drive, Tenafly, NJ 07670  |  (201) 568-8288
Your serenity and privacy are our priority.


Meet Our Healthcare Professionals




Jay Lawrence Friedman, M.D.

Jay Lawrence Friedman, M.D.

Owner and Managing Member (at NJ and NY offices)

Jay Lawrence Friedman, M.D. is the owner of the practice. He has Manhattan offices at 310 West 72nd Street in the Upper West Side and at 440 East 79th Street in the Upper East Side. He is also the owner and managing member of Tenafly Psychiatric Associates, L.L.C. in Tenafly, New Jersey. Dr. Friedman graduated from Princeton University. He is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He completed an internship in internal medicine at a Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons Program and he completed his residency in Psychiatry at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School as Chief Resident. His fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry was at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Friedman is appointed to the Medical Staff of New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Click to Read More About Dr. Friedman.


Tenafly Psychiatric Associates. Board Certified Psychiatrist, Jason Estok, M.D.

Jason E. Estok, M.D.

Board Certified in Psychiatry

Jason E. Estok, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist who is also certified as an addiction specialist. He completed medical school at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and went on to complete his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has extensive experience in both general and geriatric psychiatry. He has been practicing psychiatry for over 10 years.


Tenafly Psychiatric Associates. Psych. APRN, Margaret E. Cummins

Margaret E. Cummins, APRN-BC

Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Margaret Cummins is a certified advanced practice clinical nurse who specializes in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing, with prescriptive privileges. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Hunter College in New York City. She completed her Master's degree in nursing from Hunter College, as well, and subsequently became a Ph.D. candidate in nursing theory and research at NYU. She has extensive experience in treating geriatric patients and has been in practice for over 25 years.


Tenafly Psychiatric Associates. Providing multiple modalities of therapy including Family Therapy.

Emily Reichard, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (in NJ and at affiliated NY practice)

Emily Reichard, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from American University in Washington D.C. and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA. Emily holds a Masters Degree in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, as well. She has expertise in all areas of psychiatry and is trained to work with individuals of all ages. Emily stresses the importance of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in her practice and has a strong history of success in providing initial evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing support. Emily is an expert in psychopharmacology and psychotherapeutic modalities.


Tenafly Psychiatric Associates. Providing multiple modalities of therapy including Family Therapy.

Arrifa N. Santana, APRN, PMHNP

Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practictioner

Arrifa N. Santana, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Queens College, Queens, New York. Arrifa completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. She has a post-master's Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certification from Wilkes University, Pennsylvania. She also has a background in Family Medicine with experience as a Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Practitioner and this experience makes her sensitive to the relationships between a patient’s other medical issues and their psychiatric and memory care needs.  Arrifa provides compassionate care utilizing a holistic approach and focuses on developing mutual trust in building therapeutic relationships.



Tenafly Psychiatric Associates. Providing multiple modalities of therapy including Family Therapy.

Melissa Lillien, LCSW

Providing multiple modalities of therapy (in New Jersey and at affiliated New York practice).

Melissa Lillien has a Masters Degree from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York and New Jersey with over 10 years of experience. As a psychotherapist, Melissa is available to empower you to overcome obstacles and reach your personal goals using clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions. She provides compassionate counseling and support and has experience with the geriatric population as well as with patients of all ages. Melissa is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the NEFESH – International Network.

Locations

In addition to the practice in Tenafly and Dr. Friedman's Manhattan offices in the Upper West and Upper East sides of New York, we also see patients at about thirty additional locations throughout the Northeastern New Jersey and neighboring New York areas.

Other

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Contact

Tenafly Psychiatric Associates, LLC.
2 Dean Drive, Tenafly, New Jersey, 07670
Tel: (201) 568-8288  |  Fax: (201) 568-8105
Email: info@wellnessandserenity.com*
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