Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Here is a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions about my clinical practice:

From which accredited educational institutions did you receive your degrees?

  • 1989 – Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), Pace University, NYC
  • 1986 – Master of Science in School Psychology, Pace University, NYC (Summa Cum Laude)
  • 1978 – Master of Arts in Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • 1976 – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University

In which hospitals were your clinical internships and externships?

  • Clinical Psychology Intern, St. Luke’s/ Roosevelt Hospital , St. Luke’s Site, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology Extern, Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, NYC

Did you attend a doctoral program and a doctoral internship which were approved by the American Psychological Association?

    Yes.

Are you a licensed psychologist?

    Yes, I am licensed by the State of New York to conduct the independent practice of psychology.

Are you a certified school psychologist?

    Yes, in the states of New York and New Jersey and I hold the designation of
    Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP).

    Have you published in the field of Psychology?

    Yes. The majority of my work has been published in peer-reviewed journals in psychology. Note that while my interests vary, I remain committed to keeping up-to-date with developments in my areas of expertise. I keep abreast of developments in the field of psychology by serving on numerous editorial boards and reviewing manuscripts submitted for publication. I have been asked to write many “blurbs” for the back cover of books and continue to publish annually on topics of interest to me.  [Please view my Bibliography Page]

Will you share my information with those who I designate, such as my primary care physician or my treating psychologist?

    No, not without your written, informed consent.

After testing my child, will you give me a written report?

    Yes.

After testing my child, will you communicate your findings to my child’s teacher or school?

    Only if you request such a communication and have given me your written, informed consent.

Must I share my child’s psychological evaluation report with his or her teacher and/or others in the school?

    No. The report is your property and may do with it as you choose. If you are pressured to do so, we can discuss what information you may want to release to them.