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Brooklyn Trauma Therapist

I am a clinical psychologist providing psychotherapy, trauma treatment, psychological testing, and parent guidance services to patients in both New York and Connecticut. Originally trained as a child and school psychologist, I bring a collaborative approach to my work with patients and a commitment to understanding them in the context of their families and communities. For more information about my approach to treatment, click here.

I am the former Director of Mental Health Services at the Institute for Advanced Medicine, Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital's HIV/AIDS clinic. And, the former Clinical Director for the Integrative Trauma Program at the National Institute for Psychotherapies. 

Who do I treat?

I have extensive experience treating members of the LGBTQ and Latino/a communities, individuals living with or affected by HIV, and survivors of trauma. In my private practice I see adolescents and adults with a variety of difficulties including:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD]

  • Recovery from childhood abuse and neglect

  • Relationship issues

  • Life transitions

  • Parenting decisions

What Modalities do I offer?

I am certified as both an EMDR clinician and a Sensorimotor Psychotherapist. The following is a list of psychotherapy modalities in which I have advanced, postdoctoral training:

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy 

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing [EMDR]

  • Child Parent Psychotherapy [CPP]

  • Attachment, Self Regulation and Competency [ARC]

  • Motivational Interviewing [MI]

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy [TF-CBT]

Where did I train?

B.A. English Literature, Columbia University, Columbia College

Ph.D. Clinical and School Psychology, University of Virginia, Curry School of Education

Psychology Internship, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stamford Child Guidance Center

One Year Program in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, National Institute for the Psychotherapies

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