Director, Caregiver Program
Nellya Akilova first joined the Neighborhood House as a Supervising Social Worker in 2018 before transitioning to her role as Director, Caregiver Program, in 2019. Previously Nellya worked as a Psychotherapist at University Settlement Consultation Center and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens. Nellya also has experience as a Medical Social Worker at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Nellya is a graduate of City College of New York, attended the Intensive Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program at the William Alanson White Institute and received her MSW from Fordham University.