Psy.D. - School-Community Psychology, June 1996
M.S.Ed. - School Psychology, May 1993
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES
State of New York License (Psychologist)
State of New Jersey Standard Certificate (School Psychologist)
Certified Anger Management Professional (Century Anger Management)
March 2006 to Present
Psychologist / Certified Anger Management Professional
Provide psychotherapeutic treatment to teens and adults who are experiencing problems with managing their anger. Run weekly anger management groups, provide individual psychotherapy, and treat couples who are interested in working together to improve their communication and anger management skills.
NORTHERN HIGHLANDS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
September 1999 to Present
Provide psychoeducational services to high school students who are experiencing emotional and/or learning difficulties that are interfering with their academic performance. Services include individual counseling, group counseling, psychological assessments, violence prevention, crisis intervention, case management, parent guidance, and staff development. Additional responsibilities include serving as SSD Coordinator for SAT testing and facilitating workshops for parents and faculty on various topics including Adolescents and Self-Injurious Behavior, Understanding and Helping Bereaved Teens, and Warning Signs for Extreme Acts of Violence.
MHH CLINICAL SERVICES
New York, NY
June 2000 to January 2005
Provided individual counseling to developmentally delayed adults who suffer from a wide range of psychopathology including Impulse-Control Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder.
GREAT NECK NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
Great Neck, NY
November 1998 to July 1999
Provided psychoeducational services including individual counseling, psychological assessments, crisis intervention, parent guidance, and consultation to school staff.
LEAKE & WATTS SERVICES, INC.
October 1996 to August 1999
Provided full range of psychological services to emotionally and learning disabled youngsters ranging in age from 12 to 19. Psychological services included individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, parent guidance, psychological assessments, and school consultation. Responsibilities also included acting as a liaison for the campus substance abuse and behavior modification programs.
NEW HOPE GUILD CENTER
Far Rockaway, NY
July 1996 to October 1996
Provided assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults suffering from a wide range of psychopathology including Dysthymic Disorder, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Psychological services included provision
of individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and psychological consultation.
POSTGRADUATE CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH
New York, NY
September 1994 to August 1995
Provided outpatient psychological services to children, adolescents, and adults and also worked one day a week as a school psychology consultant at an elementary school. Services provided include individual and group psychotherapy, neuropsychological evaluations, comprehensive intakes, parent guidance, family therapy, and school consultation services.
METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER
New York, NY
July 1993 to June 1994
Provided psychological services to children and adolescents on an inpatient, outpatient, and day school basis. Services provided include individual, group, and family therapy, parent guidance, school consultation services, running of weekly community meetings, and psychodiagnostic assessments.
THOMAS MCSHANE CENTER FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
New York, NY
October 1991 to July 1994
Provided long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy to an individual adult patient in conjunction with weekly supervision from a licensed psychologist with postdoctoral training. Participated in weekly psychodynamically oriented group practicum meetings during which this case and several others were discussed and formally presented.
OCEANSIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT
September 1991 to June 1993
School Psychology Intern
Provided psychological assessment, consultation, and counseling services to students, parents, and teachers at the elementary and secondary levels. Individual and group counseling services were provided to students with a variety of presenting problems including poor impulse control, inadequate social skills, difficulty adjusting to placement in special education, and emotional problems related to learning disabilities.
American Psychological Association
Rockland County Psychological Society (Executive Board Member)
National Association of School Psychologists
New Jersey Association of School Psychologists
Bergen County Traumatic Loss Coalition
Phi Beta Kappa