Who We Are

Pegasus Psychiatry, founded by Tom Zaubler, MD, MPH is a group practice offering a welcoming and supportive atmosphere where you can explore personal struggles and mental health challenges with clinicians deeply committed to providing exemplary care. With compassionate focused listening, combined with extensive experience and expertise, you can expect unparalleled attention to detail, cutting-edge, evidence-based treatment and a highly responsive approach as part of the signature care provided at Pegasus Psychiatry.

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Tom Zaubler, MD, MPH

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With decades of clinical and academic experience and extensive knowledge of psychopharmacology and psychotherapeutic methods, Tom is a thought leader in psychiatry and actively engaged in the most current psychiatric research and innovations.

Patients address their problems and challenges in a warm, compassionate and collaborative partnership with Tom, whose deep expertise in psychiatry and ability to connect is evident from the first session. With Tom’s singular attention to detail, attentive listening, reliability and responsiveness, patients build a trusting relationship with him, setting the stage to successfully resolve their problems. Patients value his ability to integrate vast experience and cutting-edge knowledge in both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy with a practical approach to treatment.

Tom has offered comprehensive care through a private practice for over 26 years and has served as Chair and Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry at New Jersey’s # 1-rated hospital, Morristown Medical Center, for 21 years. Prior to that, as Director of Residency Training and a faculty member, he ran all educational programs for psychiatrists in training at Georgetown University. Tom received a BA from Columbia University, an MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and an MPH from the University of Washington. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in psychiatry and has subspecialty ABPN certification in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (also known as Medical Psychiatry).

Tom is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. His research, publications and national presentations have focused on the treatment of depression, anxiety, delirium, and those with co-occurring medical and psychiatric illness. Tom has received national awards recognizing the quality and impact of his research. He has been recognized for his clinical work as a Top Doctor in multiple surveys over many years. As a certified medical bioethicist, Tom has served as a Clinical Scholar at the Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University and has an expertise in informed consent. Tom has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Medical Group, one of the largest medical groups in New Jersey, and the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.

Rebecca Dauerman, APN

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Rebecca is an Advanced Practice Nurse specializing in Adult and Adolescent psychiatry. Rebecca practices from a holistic foundation and utilizes both psychotherapy and psychopharmacology approaches as clinically indicated to address a patient’s presenting issue(s). She establishes collaborative, therapeutic relationships in order to individualize the course of treatment and to assist each patient in meeting their identified wellness and recovery goals. Rebecca is able to effectively engage patients through her warm and empathic approach. She uses an eclectic blend of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Insight-oriented therapies in addition to psychopharmacology to ensure positive outcomes. Rebecca has over 30 years of experience working with adults, adolescents and families.

Prior to joining Pegasus Psychiatry Associates, Rebecca served as the Chief Executive Officer of Behavioral Health Services for the NJ Psychiatric Services of Prime Healthcare.  In this role she had both clinical and administrative oversight of the full continuum of behavioral health services for 3 hospitals in Morris County, 1 in Passaic County and 1 in Essex County. Services included Psychiatric Emergency and Screening Services, child and adolescent crisis intervention inpatient unit, adult voluntary and involuntary units, adult detoxification services as well as a full continuum of outpatient behavioral health programs.  She recently served as the Co-Chair for the Behavioral Health Nurse Advisory Council for the New Jersey Hospital Association; and, has been an invited participant for the Nurse Executive Council Congress Advisory Board. Additionally, Rebecca has held previous clinical positions providing psychotherapy and pharmacological services in the outpatient setting.

Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  She has post-master’s certificates in Nursing Leadership from The Wharton School, Senior Care Management from Rutgers University and Business Excellence for Health Care Professionals from Cornell University.  She is Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing.

Jason Minion, MD

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Jason is board certified in both child and adolescent and adult psychiatry. He gets to know each of his patients well creating a welcoming, responsive and warm environment where questions are thoroughly addressed.  In his work with children and adolescents, he collaborates closely with families, schools, pediatricians, and therapists, obtaining a comprehensive view of each child’s individual needs to ensure the prudent use of medication. In his work with adult patients, he comes to a deep understanding of each patient’s needs through attentive and focused listening and conferring with current and prior primary care and mental health providers.

Prior to joining Pegasus Psychiatry Associates, Jason worked in outpatient, inpatient and specialty care settings at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers. He has extensive experience with psychopharmacology in child, adolescent and adult populations. He served as the Medical Director of the Atlantic Health System’s Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Overlook Medical Center. Jason spent several years embedded within an autism clinic, working closely with a neurodevelopmental team to help provide comprehensive services. Through the state-wide New Jersey Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative, Jason directly coordinated care with pediatricians and social workers to assist with addressing mental health concerns in a primary care setting. In addition, he has served as an advisor, advocate and lecturer on issues such as the treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and eating disorders, balancing adolescent privacy with parental rights, improving care for LGBTQIA+ patients, and expanding patient access to mental health services.

Jason received his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University and his MD from New Jersey Medical School. He completed his psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Kacy Richmond, MD, MA

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As a psychiatrist, Kacy integrates her expertise in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to build a collaborative relationship with each patient.  Her patients appreciate her warmth, compassion and individualized treatment and the multicultural perspective she brings to her work honed from having lived in different parts of the world.

Prior to joining Pegasus Psychiatry, Kacy worked in inpatient, outpatient and emergency settings giving her experience and an appreciation of the full continuum of psychiatric care. Her background in molecular biology has provided a deep and nuanced understanding of the underlying biology of psychiatric illness and psychopharmacology. Kacy is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Kacy graduated from Haverford College, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of New Mexico. She has a master’s degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming, was a Fulbright Scholar in Chile, and is fluent in Spanish. She also completed a Duke University scholarship to work in a psychiatric hospital in Auckland, New Zealand for one year.

Mark Rosato, MD

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Mark has decades of experience working in diverse academic medical settings as a child and adolescent and general adult psychiatrist.  He combines warmth and commitment to excellence with a deep expertise in psychiatric assessment, psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. He is empathic and creates an embracing rapport with patients, which the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies recognized when it awarded him the Extraordinary Compassion in Mental Healthcare Services Award. 

Prior to joining Pegasus Psychiatry Associates, Mark was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he served as the Unit Chief of the Child and Adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit. He has also held clinical and administrative roles in outpatient, partial hospital and emergency room settings. He has provided mentorship and supervision for medical students, psychiatric residents and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows and has been awarded for his contributions to the fellowship program.

Mark graduated with a BA from Williams College and received his MD from the University of Rome (Italy). He trained as a general psychiatrist at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and completed his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Columbia University in the Department of Psychiatry at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He has participated in psychoanalytic psychotherapy training at the Psychiatric Institute of New York Medical College. He is double board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult and child and adolescent psychiatry.

Drew Tepper, MD

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Drew is an experienced psychiatrist and expert diagnostician who specializes in judicious pharmacological interventions. He creates a warm and thoughtful rapport with his patients by attentively listening to their history and provides clear, practical and highly effective treatment strategies. He weaves cognitive behavioral and mindfulness stress reduction techniques to facilitate spontaneous and open dialogue, always keeping his patients’ needs at the center of treatment.  

Drew completed his training in psychiatry at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia where he served as a chief resident. He completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Rutgers University and received his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He is board-certified in adult psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has extensive experience in a diversity of outpatient and inpatient settings. Utilizing his training in forensics, he is committed to supporting marginalized communities and individuals including work in correctional psychiatry.

Janine Romano, MSW, LCSW, LCADC

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Janine combines her extensive experience as a psychotherapist working in many diverse clinical settings with a warm, engaging and deeply empathic manner to provide exemplary care for her patients. She is committed to tailoring psychotherapy to the needs of her patients and weaves psychotherapeutic modalities such as cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy and exploratory psychotherapy to facilitate enriching and positive outcomes for patients. Janine has an expertise in trauma-informed care as well as the treatment of addiction. She works with adults, adolescents, and families.

Prior to joining Pegasus Psychiatry Associates, Janine served as the Adult Lead Behavioral Health Clinician for both the Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program and Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program at Morristown Medical Center. She has experience providing care in inpatient and a multitude of outpatient settings including providing psychotherapy for patients with pain syndromes and postpartum depression. Janine served as a Clinical Program Coordinator for an adolescent mental health program located in a Morris County public middle school and a Somerset County public high school and has worked extensively with child study teams. Janine has worked with elderly patients on issues around transition of life stages, end of life issues and managing complex medical illnesses.

Janine is dually licensed in New Jersey as a Clinical Social Worker, and Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is also a New Jersey Certified School Social Worker. She received her Masters of Social Work Degree with a specialization in clinical studies for mental health and addiction from Rutgers. She holds an Addiction Counselor Training Certificate issued by Rutgers, Center of Alcohol Studies and Rutgers, School of Social Work. Janine is a member of the Phi Alpha Social Work National Honor Society, Nu Omicron Chapter at Rutgers.

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