Psychiatric Staff

Jonathan Weiss, M.D.

Staff Psychiatrist

Jonathan Weiss, M.D., is a Board-Certified psychiatrist who provides treatment for adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric and behavioral issues, including but not limited to mood disorders, anxiety, adjustment to life stressors, developmental issues, behavioral difficulties in adolescents, and ADHD.

He provides medication management and other treatments. He enjoys partnering with patients of different ages to improve interpersonal functioning and personal well-being. Dr. Weiss is licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York and is Board Certified in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic (medicolegal) psychiatry. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed a psychiatric residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan. He completed additional specialty training, in child and adolescent psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and in forensic psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Weiss is also pursuing additional postgraduate training as a candidate in adult psychoanalysis at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Professional affiliations

American Psychiatric Association

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

American Psychoanalytic Association

Jennifer Lazaros, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Jennifer Lazaros is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
with experience in providing treatment for a wide variety of mental health concerns
including mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, PTSD, and personality difficulties. She
received her Bachelors in Nursing and Masters degree in Psychiatric and Mental Health
Nursing from Columbia University where she learned to integrate psychopharmacology
with a range of individual and group therapy modalities. She believes in partnering
with patients to help them identify their strengths and goals for treatment in order
to develop individualized and effective treatment plans. Jennifer’s experience in
using motivational interviewing in both inpatient and outpatient substance use
settings helps guide her collaborative approach to treatment.

Professional affiliations

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Gabriel Brooks-Harris, N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Gabriel Brooks-Harris is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, providing services addressing the mental health needs of clients in New York State. He received his Bachelors in Nursing and his Masters in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing from Columbia University, with a focus on psychopharmacology, psychodynamic therapy, family systems, and group therapy modalities. In addition to nursing, he received a Bachelors in Behavioral Neuroscience from Wesleyan University. He integrates all of this varied background and knowledge into a holistic approach to treatment, incorporating medication management, patient education, psychotherapy, and alternative treatment strategies. He has expertise in working with mood and anxiety disorders, attentional challenges, and trauma-related issues, as well as other mental health concerns. Several years’ experience working in inpatient psychiatric facilities help guide his evidenced-based treatment decisions.

Professional affiliations

American Nurses Association

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Kathleen Ault, PMHNP-BC, CGP

Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen Ault PMHNP-BC, CGP is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Specialist with over 40 years of experience as a psychiatric provider. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Molloy College she worked as a psychiatric nurse at Hillside Hospital. Ms. Ault completed her graduate education as a Psychiatric Clinical Specialist at Adelphi University. After working for 18 years in the Ambulatory Psychiatric Service at Mount Sinai Medical Center she completed a post Master’s Certificate as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

After completing more than 35 years of service at Mount Sinai she is enthusiastic and excited to bring her years of experience to Neighborhood Psychiatry.

In addition, Ms. Ault is a trained Dialectical Behavior therapist, a Certified Group Psychotherapist, President Elect of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, and Co-chair of the Special Interest Task Force of the American Group Psychotherapy Association. She has mentored graduate Nurse Practitioner students from Hunter College, Molloy College, and Columbia University.

Administrative and Support Staff 

Cheryl Panico

Office manager

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