Our Doctors, Nurses, and Therapists

Halana Rothbort, MD​

Founder & Medical Director

Dr. Rothbort is the founder and medical director of the Center for Healthy Minds. She is a Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist with extensive training and experience treating children, teens and adults with mental health problems. Dr. Rothbort earned her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and graduated with honors. She earned her medical degree (MD) from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Rothbort then went on to complete a psychiatry residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Afterward she completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at North Shore University Hospital. She worked as an attending psychiatrist at North Shore University Hospital for several years before opening her private practice in 2006. Outside of work, Dr. Rothbort is an active member of her community and enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

Eve Chava Sullivan, MD​

Senior Psychiatrist

After graduating from SUNY Buffalo Medical School, Dr. Sullivan completed her Psychiatry Residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She followed this with a fellowship in Child and Adolescent psychiatry at LIJ and received the award for clinical excellence upon graduation from the program. Dr. Sullivan is Board Certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has been working as a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist at the Arista Center for Psychotherapy in Forest Hills for the last 12 years. She also works as a psychiatrist at The Jewish Board, Pride of Judea, in Douglaston. There, she both works as a psychiatrist and also supervises and teaches resident physicians who are training to become psychiatrists. Dr. Sullivan is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical School.

Batsheva Saidi, RN, BSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Batsheva has been working as a nurse practitioner for over a decade. She has extensive experience treating children and adolescents with ADHD. Nurse Batsheva worked at Maimonides medical center before joining a private practice in 2011. She earned her Masters in nursing from SUNY Downstate and certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health from Adelphi University. Batsheva is board certified as a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric and Mental Health as well as family practice.

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