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My Approach

A warm, supportive, therapeutic relationship is the foundation for development and growth. I utilize a combination of empathic listening, humor, and playfulness to connect with clients. My approach is client-centered, collaborative, and tailored to the developmental stage, presenting symptoms and goals of the individual.

 

Working from a primarily cognitive-behavioral (CBT) orientation, I draw from my experience and training in a variety of evidence-based interventions, including:

  • Collaborative Problem Solving

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (DNA-V for youth)

  • Social Thinking

  • Zones of Regulation

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Exposure and Response Prevention

  • Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE)

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Education and Training

  • Emory University, B.A. in Psychology

  • Tufts University, M.A. in Applied Child Development

  • Rutgers University, Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

  • APA Approved Clinical Internship: St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, Child and Adolescent Program

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES) ​

Professional Organizations

  • American Psychological Association (APA), Member

  • APA, Division 53: Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Member

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Member

  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), Member

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