Supervised Clinical Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow                                                                                                                     William Alanson White Institute                                                                                                     July 2015-August 2017                                                                                                                                                New York, New York

  • Conduct individual psychotherapy once to twice weekly with adults with interpersonal and emotional difficulties, including mood disorders, anxiety, personality disorders, and trauma
  • Participate in multiple didactic seminars, individual and group supervision, and case conferences
  • Primary supervisors: Lisa Robin, PhD; Nicholas Samstag, PhD; Charles Herr, PhD; Lori Bohm, PhD; Olga Cheselka, PhD

Psychology Intern
William Alanson White Institute
July 2014-June 2015
New York, New York

  • Conduct individual psychotherapy once to twice weekly with adults and children with interpersonal and emotional difficulties
  • Complete neuropsychological evaluations of children with learning and social-emotional problems
  • Participate in multiple didactic seminars, individual and group supervision
  • Complete case presentations and written blog post related to psychodynamic ideas
  • Primary supervisors: Ruth Imber, PhD; Helen Quinones, PhD; Marcelo Rubin, PhD; Neal Vorus, PhD

Psychology Intern                                                                              
Adelphi University Student Counseling Center
July 2014-June 2015
New York, New York

  • Conduct individual therapy once weekly for traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students with mood, anxiety, psychotic, and personality disorders
  • Participate in weekly case conference and individual supervision
  • Primary supervisors: Katherine Sapadin, PhD; Beth Hollander, PhD

Psychology Extern, Child Development Center, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Service
September 2012-May 2014
New York, New York

  • Conduct play therapy twice weekly with special needs nursery students with emotional, developmental and neurological disorders
  • Conduct weekly outpatient play therapy and psychotherapy with school-age children and adolescents
  • Conduct neuropsychological evaluations of children for kindergarten admissions and CPSE (Committee on Preschool Special Education) services
  • Create and update treatment plans and Individualized Education Programs
  • Participate in classroom observations, didactic seminars, team meetings and weekly individual and group supervision
  • Supervisors: Dr. Mimi Ziegellaub, PhD, Dr. Gabrielle Shatan, PhD, Dr. Tamara Jachimowicz, PhD

Psychology Extern, Beth Israel Medical Center
September 2011-August 2012
New York, New York

  • Co-facilitate two year-long inpatient psychotherapy groups focused on issues of personal change, emotions, and interpersonal relationships for adult psychiatric inpatients presenting with severe mental illness
  • Participate in rounds and weekly group supervision
  • Supervisor: Dr. Michael Friedmann, PhD

Student Therapist, Adelphi University, Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies
September 2010-May 2014

  • Provide weekly individual psychotherapy with adult clinic patients presenting with mood and personality disorders
  • Participate in multiple weekly individual and group supervision sessions
  • Conduct intake interviews and write intake narratives

Student Evaluator, Adelphi University, Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies
January 2011-May 2014

  • Perform comprehensive neuropsychological and personality assessment batteries with outpatient children and adults referred for suspected learning disabilities, mood disorders and cognitive or emotional functioning problems
  •  Cognitive, Neuropsychogical and Achievement: Wechsler Intelligence Scales – Preschool, Child, and Adult (WPPSI-III, WISC-IV, WAIS-IV), Woodcock-Johnson III – Cognitive, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SB5), Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (KABC), Merrill-Palmer Scale of Intelligence, Leiter International Performance Scale, Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning (WRAML-2), Children’s Memory Scale (CMS), Wechsler Memory Scales (WMS-IV), California Verbal Learning Test – Child and Adult (CVLT-C, CVLT-II), Rey Complex Figure Test (RCFT), Delis-Kaplan Executive Functioning Systems (D-KEFS), NEPSY-II, Advanced Clinical Solutions (ACS), Connor’s Continuous Performance Test (CPT-II), Integrated Variables of Attention-Plus Continuous Performance Test (IVA+Plus), Bender-Gestalt, Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-III), Woodock-Johnson III – Achievement, Pediatric Examination of Educational Readiness (PEER), Nelson Denny Reading Test (NDRT), Grey Oral Reading Test (GORT-IV), Comprehensive Assessment of Spoken Language (CASL), Test of Language Competence – Expanded (TLC-E), Brown Peterson Auditory Consonant Trigrams, Wide Range Assessment of Visual Motor Abilities (WRAVMA), Purdue Pegboard, Test of Memory and Malingering
  • Emotional/Personality and Rating Scales: Rorschach (Exner), Thematic Apperception Test – Adult and Child Versions, Figure Drawings, Sentence Completion – Adult, Child & Preschool, Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Functions – Preschool, Child and Adult (BRIEF), Behavior Assessment System for Children – Child and Adult (BASC-2), Brown ADD Scales, Connors-3, Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Autism Spectrum Quotient
  • Prepare integrated reports with diagnostic impressions and recommendations
  • Provide feedback to clients and families

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