​Stepping Forward Counseling Center, LLC

Our MembersFounders /Owners, CHRISTINE ROBERTELLO CEO, LCSW, PEONY CHUA, CPA & ANTHONY CUPO  Sitting is Henry Kandel Ph.D. Chief Psychologist and Susan O'Brien Administrator  


Employment opportunities


Our employment philosophy is the 3 P's =   Anthony, Peony and I support our people to develop and execute programs that provide the profit for us to all grow.   Christine Robertello, LCSW, CEO

People - Staff, Providers, Vendors -  support for continual education, flexible hours, child care, recreational activities, vendor appreciation program.

Programs - that build on success and grows from challenges.  Thinking outside the box support for innovating programs that reach our clients

Profit - Sustainable business results, Corporate Social Responsibility. Flower Minds a Not for Profit company is SFCC nonprofit link.  We currently support a School in Haiti and an Orphanage. 

We are now accepting inquiries and applications for internships for 2016 and 2017 and hiring like-minded professional in all locations.​ If interested, contact us today and include a resume, relevant experience and intent, and a cover letter. 

Send all applications to this email: steppingforwardcounseling@msn.com.

It is our mission at SFCC to provide wellness and mindfulness for both the families we work with and our employees who make what we do a reality. 


Stepping Forward Counseling Center is inherently a teaching center where those who want to learn and collaborate on how to provide expert mental health care services are able to do so here.  We work with local colleges and universities to provide motivated and passionate students with real-life hands on training opportunities.

Our internship program is designed to support our interns in an experience that will give them the full scope of an Intense program.  Based on their abilities and knowledge.  Interns are challenged to grow and expand their abilities in the field of interest.  Integrated in SFCC’s community interns have a vested interest in programs and performance.

If you are committed to learning about holistic treatment strategies for mental health care and identify as a passionate, curious, hard-working, and open-minded person, we would love to hear from you.  Please contact us today regarding this unique hands-on experience.

Jill Pringle MSW, LCSW is qualified to supervise students as a field instructor for any school of social work in the tri-state area.  Jill is also a clinical supervisor. 


Dr. Ghahary has extensive experience in teaching and supervision of Master’s and Doctoral level students and post-doctoral trainees. Doctor Ghahary is a Psychologist as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey. 


Dr.Mitchell Shaffer PH.D., LMFT leads the clinical supervision programs at  Orange County SFCC. Shaffer is very supportive while challenging our team of licensed Clinicians, MFT, Social Work Interns and Master level trainees. 


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