Licenses and Certifications
Licenses and Certifications
2014 Certified Clinical Trauma Professional: International Association of Trauma
Jan 1999 Relational Framework for Integrating Cognitive-Behavioral Principles in Brief
Psychotherapy Beth Israel Medical Center, NY. (21 CE credits).
1995-98 Child and Adolescent Postdoctoral Psychotherapy Program. Derner Institute: Adelphi
1996 Certificate of Specialization in Clinical Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis: Postdoctoral
Program Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. New York University, NY
1991 Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of New York
Certified School Psychologist, State of New York
2017- July Director: Postgraduate Program in Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychotherapy. Derner Institute of Advance Psychological Studies. Adelphi University. Garden City, NY.
2001- 2017 School Psychologist: Hempstead High school, Hempstead, NY. Provide individual and group counseling, crises intervention, diagnostic assessments, Chair Sub-committee on Special education (CSE). Director of the Team Center: Provide supervision for clinical interns, crises intervention for students and community outreach. District Chairperson for CSE 2005- 2007.
2004-2005 Consulting Psychologist: Five Towns Community Center, Inc. Hempstead, New York. Conducting mental status assessments for persons who have contacted HIV/AIDS with a history of substance abuse.
2003--2006 Consulting Psychologist: Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center, Inc. Brooklyn, NY. Provide psychological assessments for applicants for Access-A-Ride..
1992-2001 Regional Director: New Hope Guild Centers, Brooklyn, NY. Responsible for the administrative, fiscal and policy and procedural management of three OMH licensed, community-based mental health outpatient centers, an OASIS licensed, drug prevention and treatment center and an Alternative School for youth at risk. Other primary responsibilities include program development, community outreach, grant and proposal writing; graduate training programs, clinical supervision and treatment for children and adolescents.
1991-present Private Practice: Individual and Group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults.in NYC.
1996-97 Psychologist: Good Samaritan Gates Child Development Center. Developmental assessments of infants and toddlers for admission to the Early Intervention Program.
1992-95 Chairman: Committee on Special Education (CSE) and the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE). Wyandanch UFSD, NY. Conduct Annual Reviews, determine eligibility of referrals for special education services, and conduct Manifestation Determinations.
1981-Present Organizational Training Consultant: Conduct laboratory model training with educational, mental health and social service agencies. Topics include Team and Leadership Development, Cultural Competence, Group Dynamics, Training the Trainer and Conflict Resolution Skills.
1991-93 Consultant: Graham – Windham, Brooklyn, NY. Conducted adolescent group psychotherapy with foster children in group homes.
1989-91 School Psychologist: Middle School. Wyandanch, NY. Conducted psychological and educational diagnostic testing, individual and group counseling and parent- teacher consultations.
1989-91 Clinical Supervisor: New Hope Guild Centers, Brooklyn, NY. Provide individual/group supervision for staff psychotherapists and doctoral psychology externs.
1984-89 Clinic Director: New Hope Guild – Flatlands Center, Brooklyn, NY. Coordinated administrative and fiscal operation of an outpatient mental health center; program development, community outreach, direct services for children and adults in individual/group psychotherapy, and clinical supervision.
1983-84 Associate Director: New Hope Guild, Brooklyn, NY. Assisted Clinic Director with administrative and management duties, community outreach programs. Conducted case conferences, clinical supervision and individual/group treatment for youth and adults.