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Professional Statement

  • I am a clinical psychologist licensed in the state of New York. I specialize in individual psychotherapy and also offer cognitive and personality evaluations.
  • I have worked with a wide range of people in private practice, at Swarthmore College, Bellevue Hospital, NYU School of Medicine, the Bronx VA Medical Center, and Mount Sinai Medical Center. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from John Hopkins University, and a Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Temple University.
  • I have extensive training to provide Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
  • I conduct research on new treatments for depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, focusing on cognitive-behavioral therapies, brain training exercises and mindfulness. I have taught undergraduate courses in personality theory and psychotherapy at Temple University, and abnormal psychology at Princeton University.
  • I work with each client to identify sources of distress or dissatisfaction in their life, and to develop strategies for overcoming obstacles to achieve a healthy and happy life.

Education

  • Temple University
  • Johns Hopkins University (Bachelor’s)
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Fellowship in Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fellowship in Clinical Psychology
  • Bellevue Hospital Center, Internship in Clinical Psychology
  • New York University, Internship in Clinical Psychology

Awards and Publications

  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Career Development Award 2012
  • Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, Young Investigator Award 2012
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Student Researcher Award 2006
  • Temple University Graduate Fund For Excellence Award, 2008
  • Temple University Commendation for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Clinical Practice, 2007

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Language Spoken

  • English