Our expert staff consists of mental health clinicians with over 30 years of experience treating a wide range of health conditions.
Randy Pardell, MD DLFAPA Director
Dr. Pardell, a board-certified psychiatrist and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and the New York University School of Medicine with honors. Dr. Pardell is the founder and director of Riverview Psychiatric Medicine and was recently recognizied by Castle-Connolly and US News and World Report as a Top Doctor in the Hudson Valley.
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Dr. Pardell treatment emphasizes both the physiological and psychological aspects of each patient to create the optimal individualized treatment plan. This includes medication management, genetic testing, psychotherapy, nutritional and bioidentical hormone supplementation and now Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), the newest technology for treatment-resistant depression.
Kenneth W. Wilson MD DFAPA
Dr. Wilson is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He received his degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his medical degree from New York Medical College where he holds the position of Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Dr. Wilson completed his psychiatric residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center where he was appointed Chief Resident and went on to complete a fellowship in Public Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. He has lead the Emergency Services and Consultation and Liaison Services at a number of medical centers in New York City including St. Vincent’s Hospital. Prior to joining Riverview Psychiatric Medicine, PC, Dr. Wilson was the Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, a division of Health Quest Medical Practice. Dr. Wilson has a special interest in the interaction between physical health and psychiatric illness, including psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Wilson is the Past President of the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Society and active as a Legislative Representative to the American Psychiatric Association. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Wilson call 845-471-1807 or log on to riverviewpsychiatric.com. Dr. Wilson is certified by Neuronetics to provide Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy for his patients with depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
Terri Coonrad-Hershkowitz NP-P PC
Terri Coonrad-Hershkowitz NP-P PC
Ms. Hershkowitz has been immersed in mental health nursing for over 25 years. She was employed on the inpatient mental health units at Benedictine Hospital and then at St. Francis Hospital.
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She completed her undergraduate degree in nursing at the State University of New York at New Paltz, and then received her Master’s Degree in Nursing Science from the Russell Sage College in Troy, New York.
Ellyn Enisman CEC, LCSW-R
Ellyn Enisman is a Licensed Master of Social Work and a Certified Career Coach.
She brings to her practice advanced training and experience in counseling and over 20 years of corporate and individual coaching experience. She has held both leadership and management positions in industry as well.
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Ellyn partners with clients in a collaborative process to support them through life and career transitions and help them develop fulfilling personal and work relationships. Through counseling, she works proactively to help clients move forward through a process of self discovery that can reduce emotional suffering and create positive change.
Beth Alter LCSW-R
Ms. Alter received her Master’s in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1981. Following her Master’s she worked for Vermont Children’s Aid Society, for 8 years. She developed school based counseling services in rural communities and worked within the adoption community with pregnancy teens considering placing their babies for adoption.
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She has worked for Dutchess County for the past thirty three years and retired in July of 2019. She was the Director of Acute Behavioral Health Services, overseeing HELPLINE (24 hour Crisis Call or Text line), the Community based and Hospital Mobile Teams, the Dutchess County Trauma Team and the newly opened Dutchess County Stabilization Center. She has done work in both the substance use field and with mental health services, both with youth and adults. She has served on the board of the Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and is a member of the Dutchess County Steering Committee on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
She was the liaison from the Dutchess County Behavioral Health services to the county’s Emergency Operational Center. She has been the mental health member of the Crisis Emergency Response Team for 10 plus years. She was a member of the Dutchess County Crisis Intervention Team Steering Committee, as well as a trainer for law enforcement.
Ms. Alter has coordinated numerous trainings for the provider community over the years, including facilitating trainings on trauma, recovery and resiliency. She is a trainer for both adult and youth Mental Health First Aid.
Our TMS Treatment Team: Sadie Pettyjohn
Our Mission is to provide innovative psychiatric care and mental health services to the greater Hudson Valley.
Monday - Thursday 8AM to 7PM
Friday 8AM to 5PM