Anjannette is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She takes an integrative approach incorporating mindfulness with psychodynamic psychotherapy. She has a doctorate degree from The New School for Social Research in New York City. Dr. Padilla Ryan has experience providing psychological treatment to patients in hospitals and community mental health clinics as well as in private practice. She has worked with veterans at the Bronx VA hospital as well as with cardiac surgery patients at Northwestern hospital in Chicago, IL. She believes that focusing on the present moment is the only way to truly experience the joys of everyday life. Without these joyful moments it is difficult to find meaning for our existence. She specializes in work with individuals and with mood disorders, relationship issues, anxiety, coping with chronic illness, pain management and stress reduction. She also has experience in working with expectant and postpartum mothers. She is skilled in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.