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I am a New York State licensed clinical psychologist specializing in emotional dysregulation in children and adolescents using evidenced-based treatment. I also provide Parent Management Training (PMT), an evidence-based treatment program for parents who find their child’s behavior difficult to handle. In my office, there is no such thing as "good" or "bad" parents. The central question that I ask parents to ask themselves is, "Is this an effective strategy or is it an ineffective strategy in handling my child's difficult behavior?" I help both children and parents become more skillful so that they are not making decisions purely out of an emotional state of mind.

I have received extensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exposure Therapy, and mindfulness-based treatment. My approach to treatment is goal oriented, time-limited and skills-based. I take a nonjudgmental and empathetic approach to patterns of behavior that may be inhibiting your child from living life to his or her fullest potential.

To schedule an appointment, please call (732) 300-7471

I provide individual, family therapy, and parent training that addresses a variety of concerns including:

  • Emotional dysregulation: temper tantrums, mood swings
  • Anxiety: social, generalized, phobias, panic, stress
  • Depression
  • Inattention, distractibility, disorganization, impulsivity
  • Executive functioning difficulties and planning problems
  • Obsessional or ruminative thinking
  • Compulsive or repetitive behaviors
  • Bedtime resistance
  • Difficulty with transitions or routines
  • Parent-child conflict: arguing, whining, and resistant behavior
  • School refusal
  • Strengthening resilience in children who have experienced stressful life events
  • Self-injurious behavior/Suicidal ideation
  • Low self-esteem
  • Trichotillomania (hair pulling)

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