Leadership & Staff

Dr. Alana Pudalov, Mental Health Clinician

It is my greatest joy to bring healing, tools, and techniques, to youth and families who have experienced trauma and stressful life experiences.

Dr. Alana Pudalov, DSW, LCSW, MAPP, SIFI is a new Independent Contractor/ Mental Health Clinician at the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester.

Tapping into her background of positive psychology, social work and child advocacy, she passionately works effectively towards our mission. She helps her clients, who include children, young adults, adults, and families, explore and experience healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their interpersonal relationships so they can know themselves as safe, whole, and well.  As an experienced leader with over 10 years of working across cultures with patients throughout different stages in life, she is excited to share her knowledge, skills, and creativity with those at the Boys & Girls Club.  Most recently, she earned her Doctorate in Clinical Social Work at NYU.  She also earned a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science with a law minor from Columbia University’s School of Social Work.  She is a life-long learner and enjoys collaborating with leaders in the community and building partnerships.  Alana is enthusiastic about recognizing the strengths in others and supporting those around her in their journey to achieve personal, academic and professional goals.