Department of Mental Health

Mental Health Program

When faced with life challenges it can be necessary to seek extra support in order to maintain mental and emotional wellness. Seneca County Community Counseling’s Mental Health Program provides a safe and confidential setting where Seneca County residents can receive an array of services designed to support individuals through their recovery process. Our highly qualified staff members work with adults, families and children utilizing trauma informed, family centered, evidence based and best practices. Affordable services are provided to individuals regardless of race, color, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation and/or national origin.

31 Thurber Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1980
Fax: (315) 539-1050

Program Director:

Robert Dinan, LCSW

Director of Community Services:

Margaret Morse, LMSW

Mental Health Department Fiscal Manager:

Greg Keefe


  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

24 Hour Crisis Line:

Lifeline 211


Services provided include: Psychiatric Assessments, Medication Management, Mental Health Evaluations, Individual and Group Psychotherapy, Crisis Services, Sex Offender Treatment and School Based Services.

Clinical Staff:

  • John Shafer, LCSW, Senior Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Janice Creamer, LCSW – R, Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Brenda Black, LMSW, Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Heather Gage, LMSW, Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Lori Canada, LMSW, Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Sue Hammond, LCSW-R, Senior Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Joanne Pagano, LMSW, Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Lisa Westmiller, LMSW, Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Ann D’Agostino, LMHC, Contract Child Trauma Specialist
  • Mirjana Dorozan, LMHC, Contract Clinician
  • Christina Tompkins, LCSW-R. Contract Clinician
  • Susan Wheeler, LMWS, School Based Clinician
  • Heather Frederick, LMHC, School Based Clinician
  • Lori Connors, RN, Psychiatric Nurse
  • Lisa Depalma, RN, Psychiatric Nurse

Medical Providers:

  • Dr. Kang Yu, MD, Psychiatrist
  • Dr. David Roemer, MD, Psychiatrist
  • Dr. David Kaufman, MD, Child Psychiatrist
  • Pam King, NPP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Deena Schwartz, NPP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner