Dr. Karaine Sanders is a native New Yorker, born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx. She is a New York State Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned a Bachelor of Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she competed a fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Sanders also earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Widener University in Chester, PA with a Forensic Concentration.

Dr. Sanders established her private practice in Scarsdale, New York in 2011. She is the owner of Professional Psychological Services of Westchester, P.C. based in White Plains, New York where she sees patients and provides consultations to attorneys and local police departments. With over 15 years of experience, she has delivered clinical services, which includes: performing psychological evaluations and psychological testing, as well as, individual, group, family and couples therapy. Dr. Sanders has worked as a psychologist for NYC hospitals such as: Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Mount Sinai Medical Center. While previously employed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she held a faculty position in the department of Pediatrics. Dr. Sanders has also consulted with Westchester private schools.

Dr. Sanders has experience working in various inpatient and outpatient settings such as: medical practices, community mental health facilities, state psychiatric facilities, federal and state prisons, rehabilitation/skilled nursing facilities, as well as, residential treatment centers with populations that include: infants, toddlers, school-age children, adolescents, and young/middle age/geriatric adults. She has provided clinical supervision to interns and externs and assisted in the training of medical students. Dr. Sanders seeks to reach at-risk youth (juvenile delinquents) to promote healing, wellness and positive change, which is her current endeavor. She is eager to assist in advancing the mission of BPGNY and improving access to mental health treatment.

Pierre Richard Arty, M.D. was born in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, and was raised in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, N.Y.

In order to participate in the dialogue involved with medical care, he attended Columbia College of Columbia University where he graduated after completing a Pre-Medical concentration in Political Science. He later attended S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn.

After completing an Internal Medicine Residency at Kings County Hospital, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he pursued a Fellowship in Addictive Medicine, followed by a residency in Psychiatry at the same institution. He held the position of Director of the Kings County Addictive Disease Services from 2003-2004 and subsequently took on the position of Deputy Executive Director of Kings County Hospital’s Behavioral Health Department from 2004-2008. He received the Executive Director’s Award for services to the Kings County Hospital in 2004 and held the position as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center at Brooklyn from 2000-2008. He has received numerous awards for his help in improving medical care to the East Flatbush community including the AMS Outstanding Community Service Award from the Aesclepius Medical Society.

He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. With his broad knowledge base, he is able to provide expertise in the field of psychopharmacology to address issues such as Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, along with Psychosis. He currently holds the position as psychiatric director for Housing Words where he provides psychiatric supervision and direct psychopharmacological treatment for adults and those with Chemical Dependency. In addition he presents on psychopathology to the clinical community of Housing Works.

He serves as an Elder at Abounding Grace Ministries on New York City’s Lower East Side. Furthermore he is an active member of the Medical Missions Team at The Brooklyn Tabernacle, and travels to other nations to provide medical and spiritual care to the underserved. He is a Board member of World Compassion Fellowship, an international humanitarian and development organization whose mission is to provide holistic development and care for the individual, the family, and the community.

He is sought after to provide education about mental illness to both faith-based and secular communities. His hobbies include writing and he has published several stories, including “TapTap” and “Through My Mother’s Eyes” in the Permanente Journal.

Child-Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Brooklyn Children’s