Seth Arkush

Seth Arkush LCSW, MBA

Managing Partner

Seth Arkush earned his Master’s of Business Administration at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa. and obtained his clinical training at Fordham University where he earned his Master’s of Social Work degree. Soon thereafter, he earned his clinical social work license (LCSW). In addition to his psychotherapeutic work at ICC&C, for the past 10 years Seth has worked clinically with: urban youth; as an in-home therapist for at-risk children and families; children and families in crisis through Children’s Mobile Response; and as the Clinical Specialist leading a team of therapists for Therapeutic Family Visitation Services serving families in the Division of Child Protection & Permanency system (formerly known as DYFS). From the mid 1970’s through the mid 1980’s, Seth worked his way through college on a suicide and crisis hotline and in a Youth Services Program that served runaway youth and their families. In his senior year, Seth wrote a grant that got funded to develop a Men’s Counseling Program. After graduating, he worked for the Juvenile Division of the NJ Department of Corrections serving incarcerated youth. From the mid 1980’s through the early 2000’s, Seth held positions of increasing responsibility in corporate budgeting and financial analysis and eventually became a consultant for at-risk companies. Seth holds a post graduate certification in Child/Adolescent Mental Health from Rutgers University.

Get To Know Seth

When not in the office, Seth enjoys cooking for family and friends (hopefully they enjoy it as well), playing tennis, reading, and listening to and playing music. He is the proud father and stepfather of three adult children and has two beautiful grandchildren.
Juan Carlos Barrera

Juan Carlos Barrera LSW

Licensed Social Worker

Juan Carlos received his Bachelor’s of Science from Rutgers University. He completed his Master’s of Social Work at Rutgers University. He has 13 years of experience ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families. Juan recognizes that each family is unique, and they are their own expert. Juan Carlos is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and has experience working with the Hispanic community. Juan Carlos utilizes a strength-based approach. He recognizes that respect, empathy, and authenticity are core conditions to build therapeutic relationships. Juan Carlos is enthusiastic, empathetic, and non-judgmental by nature. He is focused on providing a welcoming and safe environment to those who need it most. Each individual Juan Carlos meets as a mental health professional matters to him. His main goal is to assist individuals of all ages in developing functional coping skills that will assist them to enjoy their lives to their fullest potential.

Get To Know Juan Carlos

Juan Carlos utilizes a strength-based approach. He recognizes that respect, empathy, and authenticity are core conditions to build therapeutic relationships. Juan Carlos is enthusiastic, empathetic, and non-judgmental by nature. He is focused on providing a welcoming and safe environment to those who need it most. Each individual Juan Carlos meets as a mental health professional matters to him. His main goal is to assist individuals of all ages in developing functional coping skills that will assist them to enjoy their lives to their fullest potential. Juan Carlos is a soccer fan, proud of his family and community. He enjoys reading and writing poetry. He also enjoys cooking for family and friends.
Simone Borger

Simone Borger ATR-BC

Board Certified Art Therapist

Simone graduated from the University of Santo Amaro, School of Odontology in São Paulo, Brazil. During her career as a dentist, she had the opportunity to succeed as an accomplished professional. Her greatest challenge was working in a government-run orphanage where she provided oral healthcare, legal documentation, and emotional support for 500 underserved children. That experience awakened her interest in mental health, emotional development and family issues. Simone got a certification and worked as a volunteer in court as a family Mediator in Brazil. Following a sabbatical period to care for her family, Simone earned a second graduate degree in Art Therapy from Paulista University, in São Paulo, Brazil, and later a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from Montclair State University in New Jersey. Simone is a registered Art Therapist in Brazil and in the USA. She speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish fluently, and has deep knowledge in Hebrew. Simone moved between countries several times due to family demands. During those experiences as an expatriate she learned resilience, adaptability, and flexibility. She developed an interest, awareness, and respect for multicultural society and diversity.

Get To Know Simone

Simone is a proud mother of three beautiful and successful young adults, and a very charming little dog; they are all unique in their own way; besides fully in love with them, she is passionate about their self-discovery journeys. Simone has her own hobbies, too. She is an artist herself; she loves painting, sculpture, and any creative process that invites imagination. During the weekend, activities on her agenda range from bike riding to hiking, including a lot of fun in the sun. She has a deep spiritual side, and loves to learn from different cultures. Simone is a Kabbalah student and believes that everyone can achieve a life that is worth living.
Susan Campbell

Suzanne Campbell RYT

Yoga Therapist

Suzanne is a certified Yoga Teacher providing therapeutic interventions using mind-body techniques, breathwork, yoga, and meditation to help adolescents and adults with mental and physical health needs in group and individual settings. Suzanne is a retired Educational Assistant, from Central Regional BOE, working directly with special education students (12 years with higher functioning self-contained, and 6 years with 8th-grade resource math). She also did substitute teaching, co-facilitating classroom structure, learning, and miscellaneous needs of students. Suzanne has over 15 years of volunteer experience working at a camp for terminally ill children and their families, which was very rewarding. She has enjoyed working directly with adolescents over the years and loves watching them become successful despite any learning or physical challenges.

Get To Know Suzanne

She is from Vermont but moved her family here about 20 years ago. During her time in Vermont, she took many lay counseling workshops, classes, and seminars, giving her several certifications in different counseling methods. Suzanne also had the joy of home school teaching her 3 daughters, all of which have families, giving her 6 grandchildren all together.
Abigayle Cicoria

Abigayle Cicoria LSW


Abigayle earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology while minoring in Sociology from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. From there, Abigayle pursued her Master of Social Work from Rutgers University where she specialized in Child and Adolescent Well-Being. She is a proud member of Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society and has been acknowledged for academic and research achievements. Abigayle’s clinical experience includes working in a school setting. She has worked with elementary to high school students to overcome a variety of obstacles from mental health, life transitions, educational support, self-esteem, and developing coping skills. Abigayle has done counseling with individuals, and groups, and provided education for parents and teachers. She has had incredible experiences working with minorities and members of the LGBTQIA+ population. Abigayle enjoys the school setting, inspiring her to become a Certified School Social Worker.

Get To Know Abigayle

Abigayle’s approach to therapy is to create a judgment-free environment where everyone feels seen and heard. She believes that everyone is different and that your healing journey is specialized to your needs and pace. Whether your goals are big or small, Abigayle wants to give you the tools to grow as a person and overcome any adversity you encounter. She has experience coaching children and adolescents in track and cross country and enjoys seeing them achieve their goals. Abigayle believes being active in any way you can is a great way to achieve mental and physical strength. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit”
Sharon Coyle-Saeed

Sharon Coyle-Saeed LSW


Sharon received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers College and her graduate degree from Rutgers University School of Social Work with a specialty in Health & Aging. Along with being a clinician at ICCC, Sharon is a Bereavement Counselor/Coordinator for VNA servicing hospice families in Monmouth and Middlesex County and has worked with Robert Wood Johnson and Caring Hospice of Central NJ. She specializes in working with individuals, couples/families, and groups dealing with Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, and Adverse Childhood Experiences including Sexual/Emotional/Physical Abuse and Neglect, chronic disease/terminal illness, medical trauma, Somatic Disorders, and Grief and Loss. Sharon’s approach is that of a Sherpa alliance, utilizing DBT “intercessions” working side by side, through this foundation of deep dedication. Sharon dives into an eclectic therapy strategy which is personalized for each person’s healing journey, and combines the right set of tools to tap into strengths, build resilience, and create one’s personal best in mind, body, and in spirit. Sharon offers care and support in a safe, trauma-informed, non-judgmental, and compassionate heart space. In addition to her work as a Licensed Social Worker, Sharon is also an Advanced Grief Recovery Specialist, an EFT Practitioner, a Certified Health Coach, and a Reiki Master. Sharon is a proud member of NASW (National Association of Social Workers), ADEC (Association for Death Education and Counseling) and INELDA (The International End of Life Doula Association).

Get To Know Sharon

In her spare time, she connects and supports thousands of members online as the CEO/Founder of ibdjourneys (a support group for those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease), can be seen from time to time onstage in musical theater productions in New Jersey, and is a health advocate and active blogger as well as feature story writer in Gannett, NJ.
Dana Delfino

Dana Delfino LSC, SAC

Licensed Associate Counselor

Dana has a Master of Science in Educational Counseling from Monmouth University, a Bachelor of Science in Equine Studies from Centenary University and has taken multiple Animals Science courses at Rutgers University. She is a Licensed School Counselor in the state of NJ, holds a CEAS as a Student Assistance Coordinator, and is a Licensed Associate Counselor in the Integrated Adolescence Program. Dana’s early career as an equine professional involved teaching clients of all ages how to ride and care for horses, develop young horses for sport and pleasure riding, and rehabilitating and working with difficult or “problem” horses. Dana’s work with horses has given her a unique perspective on trauma informed practice. She firmly believes that every individual needs the space and patience to grow, develop, and heal at their own pace and in their own way. Dana enjoys utilizing her authentic self, combined with a strength base approach and empathetic insight to empower her clients. She recognizes that each individual responds to their experiences differently. Dana’s goal is to support her clients in a way that works for them. She has a passion for working with the adolescent population. Dana enjoys helping clients on their journey to determine their own paths and assist in their development of skills to help them create a fulfilling and peaceful life.

Get To Know Dana

In addition to her life-long passion for horses, Dana spends time with her dog, and enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, and motocross sports. She has a deep love of animals, coffee, and all types of food. Favorite quote: “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Ryan Gervasi

Ryan Gervasi LSW, RYT

Licensed Social Worker, Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher

Ryan earned her undergraduate degree from Kean University in Psychology. During her time there, she studied Drug and Alcohol Use and Community Mental Health. She continued her education and was trained at Kean University’s School of Social Work where she graduated with a Master of Social Work specializing in the areas of Trauma and Healing, and Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Ryan is now a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). Ryan’s passion for healing the mind, body and soul holistically aligns with her clinical approach as she integrates her knowledge and experience as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200), and Reiki 1 practitioner, into wellness and recovery practices by combining the clinical piece and intuitive healing methods. Specializing in Vinyasa flow as well as gentle, restorative and yin focused traditions, Ryan believes that joining the three parts through flowing as well as still movements is a beautiful and blissful foundation for self-exploration, self-love and self- compassion which inevitably facilitates forgiveness, healing and growth. Ryan believes that through the meditation practice we give ourselves permission to “just be,” accepting where we are at in that moment. Within these various traditions of yoga, breath is the foundation and as such has a deep and calming effect. Ryan guides a gentle flow of movements concentrated on staying present for ourselves and proper alignment filled with loving instruction so all students may reach their greatest potential regardless of their fitness level.

Get To Know Ryan

One of Ryan’s favorite quotes that resonates on and off her mat is “Often one goes for one thing and finds another.” By Neem Karoli Baba. Ryan’s favorite authors and poets include B.K.S. Iyengar, Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hahn, Kahlil Gibran, Neem Karoli Baba, Deborah Adele, Pema Chodron, and Eckhart Tolle. What Ryan is most often heard of speaking is nurturing the child within ourselves and coming back to our highest, truest self to practice forgiveness, acceptance, compassion and love. The experience of healing and transformation evolves us on our unique, individual paths to freedom and bliss.Ryan has many years of self-study in the practice of yoga, adding to her expertise in the area of holistic care. Ryan continues to be a faithful student of yoga and meditation practice, grateful for all of her teachers who continue mentoring and supporting her journey.
Kristen Huber

Kristin Hubert LPC


Kristen Huber is a New Jersey native born and raised in Ocean County. After spending a decade living in the Pacific Northwest Kristen followed her heart home and completed her graduate work in Professional Counseling at Monmouth University. She has been working with youth and their families in Ocean County for 15 years. Her private practice, Jersey Shore Ecotherapy, now seven years in, is the first practice of its kind on the eastern seaboard. Kristen translated outdoor adventure-based therapy to an outpatient setting. She offers her clients walk and talk, stand up paddle boarding and wind therapy options and access to the local parks, creeks and beaches. Kristen masterfully uses Nature as her co-facilitator to help restore mental health and wellbeing to her clients.

Beth Scarpino

Beth Scarpino LSW


Beth holds Bachelors in Psychology from Georgian Court University, as well as a Master of Social Work from Monmouth University. Beth has worked with adolescents in a variety of settings including the hospital setting, substance abuse setting , and outpatient. Beth has also worked with local non-profit organizations in Monmouth County to provide cold-weather shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Beth utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as well as Motivational Interviewing/Person Centered therapy to build a strong rapport with her clients. Beth believes that the first step towards a positive therapeutic experience comes from a strong therapeutic rapport between client and clinician.

Get To Know Beth

Beth enjoys spending her time camping with her family, going to the movies, seeing concerts and going vintage shopping with friends. Beth’s favorite quote is: “Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.” – Carrie Fisher
Larry Thompson

Larry Thompson LCSW

Founder and Partner

Larry Thompson, LCSW, was trained at New York University’s School of Social Work and earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work. His theoretical orientation is in the use of self & Zen psychology and psychodynamic-object relations theories of psychology. He was formerly the Director of Children’s Mobile Response in Ocean County and Team Leader for the Monmouth County PACT team. Larry holds post-graduate certificates in Child/Adolescent Mental Health and Parent Education from Rutgers University. Larry incorporates his training in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Analytic Therapy with natural and holistic approaches in work with adolescents, individuals, and families. Larry’s passion for integrating a total wellness approach continues to carry over into his professional and personal life. He has completed a post-graduate certificate through Drexel University in Complementary and Integrative Therapies, so as to offer his clients additional options for their wellness recovery, as well as iRest Yoga Nidra meditation through the Integrative Restoration Institute.

Get To Know Larry

Larry’s favorite authors and poets include David Whyte, Thich Nhat Hahn, Rumi, E.E.Cummings, and Kahlil Gibran. One of his favorite mantras/meditations is by Thich Nhat Hahn, “Mountain Solid; Breathing in, I am a mountain, Breathing Out, I am solid.” His favorite Lojong slogan as interpreted by Pema Chodron, “Three poisons, three medicines, three paths to enlightenment.” Larry’s most transformative relationship lessons are those of “Loving Speech” and “Defenselessness.” What Larry is most often heard speaking of regarding mindfulness and emotions, “Emotions are not our enemy, they are vital aspects of the self reaching for regulation in the present moment.”

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I have been meaning to message you and just say thank you. That was the most meaningful professional day that I've had. I learned so much that I can apply to my professional life and my personal life. I believe it is important to let people know when they are making a difference. Thank you again.
Integrated Care Concepts has been an instrumental addition to the services provided in the Long Branch Public Schools. They provide additional support to our students and families that require a higher level of Mental Health services.
Integrated Care Concepts has been influential in meeting the needs of our bilingual community. Portuguese and Spanish Clinicians haven been providing Mental Health services in the Middle School and High School.
ICCC's trauma informed approach to counseling and education has helped our students, parents, and staff. In addition, my teams have utilized their PHP program for students that need a higher level of care.
I have had the great opportunity to work with the team at Integrated Care Concepts for over a year now. As a district administrator, I have seen a tremendous increase in the mental health needs of our students. Partnering with Integrated Care Concepts allowed me to open up more opportunities to have student's needs met.
Our school counseling department worked with the folks at ICCC to weave them into the fabric of our school building. They provided services such as professional development for our staff. They have provided individual counseling, group counseling, art therapy, mind/body practices for our students, and a parent education series for families.
Keyport Public Schools has established a partnership with Integrated Care Concepts and Consultation. Social emotional services are provided to our Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III students. Services are inclusive of group and individual therapy. In addition we are in year two of our parent series. Quarterly evenings have provided parents support in navigating in shifting from "Trauma Brain to Learning Brain", Integrated has also worked with Keyport to provide an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).
~ Dr. Lisa Savoia, Superintendent Keyport Public Schools
COVID-19 has truly impacted the entire school community and as reading makes all things possible for students, a strong social emotional foundation supports both academic and emotional growth. We are proud to work collaboratively with Integrated in essentially building a school based services model in the district.
The staff really enjoyed the training and are looking forward to our next professional development session with Integrated Care Concepts and Consultation.
The ACEs Training was a great reminder with tons of information to emphasize how much students are struggling and we sometimes do not realize that. Larry stressed the importance of creating a connection with students because once you have created a connection, anything is possible.
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It’s been a wonderful yearlong partnership between The Source at Red Bank Regional and Integrated Care Concepts and Consultations Integrated School Services. The students have developed a great relationship with the ICCC therapist. She meets with insured students during their school day, avoiding conflicts with their after school schedules.
We look forward to continuing our partnership and expanding the number of counselors in the future!
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