Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus - Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Dissertation on the academic success of ethnic minority students and their relationship to their parents

New York University - Masters in Psychology
Thesis on the cultural influences of the daily routines of six month old infants living in the five boroughs of New York City

Professional Training:

Resources for Infant Educarers -
Facilitate weekly Parent & Infant classes for children ages three months to three years on the Educaring® parenting philosophy. As a RIE® Associate, I have completed the Foundations course, Practicum training with Dr. Johanna Herwitz, and Internships with Ruth Anne Hammond and Deborah Carlisle Solomon.

The New York Foundling
Provide assessment and evidence-based therapeutic support to families with issues related to trauma, foster care, adoption, educational placement, and the Family Court system

Lenox Hill Hospital - North Shore LIJ
Inpatient adult care, Outpatient therapy and assessment with children, adolescents, and families

Bellevue Hospital Center
Inpatient child and adolescent assessment, Outpatient neuropsychological assessment

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center
Therapeutic modeling and assessment of children and their parents and caregivers
Assessments provided to the Family Court system

Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Inpatient substance abuse, adult, and geriatric training, Outpatient therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy provided in a research setting

New York University - Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education
Hospital and home visits with new mothers to understand the cultural influences of parenting practices

John Gottman's Research Lab - Bringing Baby Home
Addressed the emotions that accompany new parenthood, assessing parent-child interactions


Love Child Studio & Collective
Postpardum Project
Women’s Mental Health Consortium
Premier Pediatrics - The First Month Program
New York State American Psychological Association
Zero to Three - Network for Child Development
RIE - Resources for Infant Educares
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Perinatal Connection
Seleni Institute