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Raven Maldonado

Raven Maldonado is a graduate of LIU Brooklyn’s M.S. program in Mental Health Counseling and has worked as a counselor for several years. She began her counseling career as an Advocate Counselor (AC) at South Brooklyn Community High School, an alternative high school run by both the Department of Education and Good Shepherd Services. After earning her M.S. degree in 2009, Raven began her work at the Center for Family Life as a Bilingual Family Counselor and continues to support the Center to this day. The Mental Health Counseling M.S. program at LIU undoubtedly helped shape Raven’s career as a counselor and it is now her new mission to guide and motivate students to create successful careers as counselors as well.

Michael Ng

Michael Ng is the Environmental Health and Safety Manager at LIU Brooklyn’s Buildings and Grounds Department. He has 5 years of experience in fire safety and hazard communication training with laboratory personnel and has previously worked for the NYPD Auxiliary Police / Patrol Support Unit as an emergency responder. He graduated from LIU Brooklyn with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and holds the following certifications; 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certificate, 30 Hour OSHA Construction Card, RCRA Hazardous Waste Management, FDNY Certificate of Fitness for the Supervision of Non-Production Chemical Laboratories.

Christina Scheinberg

Christina Scheinberg is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Christina received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Boston University and her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts. Throughout Christina’s career she has provided mental health counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, most of whom have chronic mental illness, trauma, anxiety, depression and substance abuse histories. While she continues her counseling work, she looks forward to helping other students on developing their own careers.