Administration

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Alex Elizondo, Owner and Director

Nino Alex Elizondo, LCSW-R, C-SWHC, C-ASWCM, is Owner and Director of Clinical Services at Mobile Counseling of NY, PLLC.

 

With over 20 years of experience treating individuals, families and groups, Mr. Elizondo is a skilled clinician with a wide range of experience in medical and psychiatric disorders.

A six-year veteran of the Army National Guard, Mr. Elizondo served as a Medical Service Officer before deploying to Kandahar, Afghanistan to serve as Officer in Charge for one Behavioral Health Unit with on-call responsibilities for an additional unit.

 

Education

  • MSW, Social Work – Adelphi University, Garden City, New York

  • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker with  (R) Psychotherapy Privilege

  • Certified Social Worker in Health Care

  • Certified Advanced Social Worker Case Manager

Specialized Training

  • Bio-psychosocial assessments

  • Dialectical behavior therapy

  • Cognitive-behavioral treatment for clients with psychological disorders, behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse disorders

 

Mr. Elizondo obtained a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, New York.

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Matthew Scheuer, LMSW

As a Licensed Master of Social Work and Director of Operations at Mobile Counseling of New York, Matthew’s background in the fields of both healthcare and military are critical to our organization.

In both direct care and leadership roles, Matthew has served diverse populations across Central and Western New York and treated a multitude of psychological disorders. He is a 13-year veteran and Captain of the United States Army, serving as a Medical Service Corps officer with various levels of leadership in military healthcare.

During his time at the Crisis Response for the Veterans Crisis Line with the Department of Veteran Affairs, he helped Veterans in the midst of a crisis by utilizing various therapeutic techniques and interventions to stabilize them until help arrived.  

Matthew has served two combat tours in Afghanistan and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars

 

Education

  • NYS Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in New York State

  • Master’s of Social Work (MSW) – Rutgers University

  • Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Psychology from Niagara University, New York

Specialized Training

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy

  • Crisis intervention and response

  • Solution-based treatments

  • Substance abuse

  • Suicide prevention

Pablo Hurtado

As Director of Government Relations and Community Engagement, Pablo draws upon his extensive experience in behavioral health and substance abuse counseling to serve the clients of Mobile Counseling of New York.

 

With 15 years of service in the United States Army’s National Guard, Pablo has had two combat deployments to Afghanistan serving as a Behavioral Health Counselor. During his last deployment, Pablo developed the first Army Substance Abuse Program in Afghanistan. Through this initiative, he sought to aid in the safe transition of the Service Members back home to receive treatment for Substance Use Disorders (SUD). 

 

Education

  • Doctoral Candidate, Social Work – University of Kentucky

  • BS, Psychology – Daemen College

 

Specialized Training

  • Behavioral Health Counselor, United States Army

  • Founder, United States Army Substance Abuse Program

  • Program Manager, United States Department of Defense Drug Demand Reduction Program

  • Government Management Consulting, Accenture  

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