Work Experience
  • Private practice in Madison, NJ 1997 – to present.
  • Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Abuse Ceases Today Program (ACT),
    the batterer intervention counseling program in Morris County New Jersey 1989 – 1997
  • South Beach Psychiatric Center – State Hospital of New York, Staten Island, NY,
    Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Psychologist II 1994
  • Fair Oaks Hospital in Summit, NJ, Mental Health Associate,
    Adult Inpatient Treatment Unit 1983-1985
  • Community Psychiatric Institute in Maplewood, NJ,
    Mental Health Clinician – Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Program. 1985-1987

Clinical Training Experience

Permit supervision for private practice beginning in 1997:

  • Herbert Potash Ph. D., provided supervision for my work with adult clients,
    with a focus on his approach to pragmatic existential psychotherapy.
  • Kim Arthur, Ph.D., school psychologist for Madison High School,
    provided supervision for my work with child and adolescent clients.

Internship: North Central Bronx Hospital, a municipal affiliate
of Montefiore Medical Center -Albert Einstein School of Medicine 1992.

  • Adult inpatient psychiatric service. Primary therapist,
    providing individual and group psychotherapy
  • Adult psychiatric emergency room. Conducted initial intake
    interviews of patients in crisis as they enter the emergency room.
  • Outpatient family therapy service with accompanying seminar
    with Evan Imber-Black, Ph.D. I had the opportunity to conduct
    family therapy utilizing a team approach.
  • General medical unit. Provided psychological support services to post-surgical patients.

Externship: Children’s Day Hospital, New York Hospital,
Cornell Medical Center – Westchester Division 1991

  • Primary therapist in therapeutic school setting on the hospital grounds.
    Provided individual and group psychotherapy to pre-adolescent children
  • Conducted child neuropsychological testing through
    the hospital outpatient department
  • Participated in a year-long seminar in child neuropsychological testing

Externship: Bensonhurst Outpatient Department of the South Beach Psychiatric Center –
State Psychiatric of New York 1990

  • Individual psychotherapy on adult out-patient service
  • Adult group psychotherapy
  • Intake interviews
  • Mobile Out-Reach Service: providing follow-up on out-patients living
    in supervised settings throughout Brooklyn