Belinda Bellet, Ph.D. is the Founder and Director of Brooklyn Heights Behavioral Associates, Corp. She has been a licensed practitioner for over 10 years and a community mental health therapist and advocate for almost two decades.
Dr. Bellet's clinical interests are multi-faceted. Her expertise lies in the treatment of those suffering from the effects of trauma, suicidality, emotional dysregulation, impulsivity and mood disorders. Although on the extreme end of the spectrum, these troubles, even to a moderate degree, can contribute to stress and life management difficulties, interpersonal and communication troubles, social anxiety, indecisiveness, poor problem solving skills and impaired insight and judgment. She has supervised, taught, lectured and written about various clinical issues ranging from mindfulness in clinical practice to clinical interventions for suicidal outpatients. A presenter to both clinical and non-clinical audiences in hospitals and clinics, as well as professional conferences, including the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Bellet strikes a tone that is both professional and deeply personal.
Having earned her degree at The Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, she has a relational psychoanalytic orientation with an emphasis on attachment research and theory. She furthered her clinical training at New York University School of Medicine / Bellevue Hospital, where she was subsequently employed for several years and held simultaneous faculty appointments. In addition, she pursued extensive education in behavioral science and incorporates behavioral therapy techniques into her daily practice. Of note, Dr. Bellet is Intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) through