Meet Our Talented and Experienced Team

Meet the staff members of Sparrow Counseling LLC. Our staff features a licensed mental health clinician and one registered mental health counselors. The counselors are currently doing telehealth calls and in office visits. Call (754) 201-1342 to set up an appointment.

Alfredo Rivera Jr. MS, LMHC


Alfredo utilizes a variety of techniques and skills drawn from recognized therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused, psychoeducation, play therapy, behavior modification, mindfulness and relaxation.


He continues to seek ongoing updates to his skills and knowledgebase. Alfredo is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic and holistic approach to mental health. He is particularly concerned with the impact of loss and trauma and improving intervention to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health.

Alfredo has abroad range of clinical experience working for individuals and groups across the life span in the following areas:

  • Depression and bipolar disorder

  • Schizophrenia

  • Individuals with special needs

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Behavioral and discipline challenges

  • Self-harm behavior

  • Complicated grief reactions

  • Anger and stress management

  • Family and relationship issues

  • Suicide assessment and risk reduction

  • Chronic mental illness

  • Group psychotherapy

Liza Melgar MS
Registered Mental Health Counselor


Liz is a mental health counselor with experience working with children and adolescents with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues as well as histories of trauma. She has worked invidious settings such as non-profit organizations and private practice.

Liz has a nurturing yet direct style that helps you feel at ease as you embark on your journey of exploring and understanding your unique experiences. She makes sure to work collaboratively with you to identify your goals to aid them in building a life worth living.
She believes that therapy can enrich your life and relationships.
Liz's hope is to constantly create a truly therapeutic environment where you feel safe, fi nd empathy, grace, truth and healing. Her passion lies in helping you navigate challenges related to trauma, depression, anxiety, anger and develop healthy coping skills that help build your self-esteem and self-worth.


She understands that taking the first step to seeking help can of tense the most difficult and as a therapist she strives to meet you where you are at. She would love to hear your story and would feel honored to support you in your journey.

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