Professional Background

January 1986 – PresentPrivate Practice – Individual, marital and family psychotherapy; Psychological testing; Group Psychotherapy; Supervision
October 1986 –
June 1991
Consultant to Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY – Employee Assistance Program: Referrals, evaluations, short-term psychotherapy, security clearance interviews
February 1986 –
September 1986
Staff Psychologist – Pederson – Krag Center, Huntington, NY – Individual and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults; Intakes and psychiatric emergencies; Psychological testing; Supervision
July 1985 –
February 1986
Staff Psychologist – New York City Police Department – Rego Park, NY – Administration of psychological interviews, testing and evaluation of police candidates
July 1984 – July 1985Psychology Intern – Pederson – Krag Center, Huntington, NY – One year clinical internship (A.P.A. Approved)
September 1982 – June 1984Staff Psychologist – South Oaks Hospital, Amityville, NY
July 1981 – September 1982Psychology Volunteer – Veterans Administration Medical Center, Northport, NY


1992 -1996Post-graduate training in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Garden City, NY
June 1985Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY
December 1976B.A., Economics and Ibero-American Studies – S.U.N.Y Stony Brook


Licensed Psychologist – New York State

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