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Current Appointments:


Private Practice

Developmental / Supervising Psychologist

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Mt. Sinai Hospital
New York, NY 10128

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Psychiatry
Mt. Sinai Hospital
New York, NY 10128

Previous Appointments:

Member of Mental Health Providers In Child Custody Evaluations
State of NY Appellate Division
New York, NY

Neuropsychologist, Consultant
Lenox Hill Hospital
Center for Learning Disorders
New York, NY

Veterans Administration
Traumatic Brain Injury Team
New York, NY

Goodson Parker Wellness Center, Director

Mind Body Treatments

30 East 76th Street

New York, NY 10021

Develpmental Psychologist
Therapeutic Nursery
Karen Horney Clinic
New York, NY 


Developmental Psychologist
Genetic Department
Long Island Jewish Hospital
Affiliated with Queens General Hospital
Long Island, NY

1985 - 1986

1976 - 1984

2009 - 2010
1996 - 2006
1982 - current

2005 - 2020

2005 - current

2005 - current



Post Doctoral Certification


Fielding Institute

Manhattan Cluster

New York, N.Y. (2007)

Post Doctoral Certification


American Institute for Psychoanalysis

New York, NY (1990)

Specialized Training:

Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Training

American Biotec

Tarrytown, NY 


Rational Emotive Therapy

Albert Ellis Institute

Hypnosis Training

American Institute for Hypnotherapy

New York, NY (1980)

M.A. & Ph. D. Columbia University

New York, NY 


1985 - 1986

1980 - 1984


Diplomate in Forensic Evaluation in Child Custody

Evaluations, American College of Forensic Examiners


Expert Witness in Child Custody and Neuropsychological Evaluations



Individual, Family, Child and Adolescent Therapy

Forensic Work in Child Custody and Neuropsychology

Neuropsychological Evaluation with Evidence Based Cognitive Rehabilitation and Educational Placement

Mind/Body Treatment with Hypnosis, Pain Management, Habit Cessation, Guided Visual Imagery


Hypnosis for Habit Control / Pain Management

Mind / Body Work through Hypnosis

Guided Visual Imagery

Forensic Evaluations

Neuropsychological / Educational Evaluations

Meditation Training


Major Research Interests:

Basic Research: Cognitive development with particular emphasis on development of effective intervention strategies

Applied Research:


Socio-emotional development of children and parent-child relationships with emphasis on families, particularly where divorce, separation and / or loss are involved with a special focus on brain development.

Media Appearances:

Presentation to various television networks as an expert, including:

Holistic Treatment on Fox’s Judith Regan Show

Dream Analysis on Fox’s Morning program and NBC’s Morning Show

Yogababy on NBC’s Today Show, CNN’s Morning Show, ABC’s Good Morning Show, Discovery Channel’s Health Program, and ABC’s Regis and Kelly Live Show

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