Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Psychological Treatment Services in Adult Facilities SNF and Assisted Living, Forensic evaluations in matters of custody & neglect , Stress Disorders, Clinical Psychologist, Spanish Clinical Psychologist, Hebrew Neuropsychological Evaluations, Vocational Testing
Expert No. 2351
11/06 to Present
Expert 2351 Psychological Services, PLLC, New York
Director of Services
Specializing in psychological treatment services in adult facilities (SNF and Assisted Living). Forensic evaluations in matters of custody & neglect for the Nassau and Queens Family Courts.
7/87 to Present
Private Practice, New York
Specializing in psychological treatment services in skilled nursing facilities. Provide psychotherapy for adults, children, couples and families. Psycho-educational and forensic evaluations, neuropsychological evaluations, Vocational testing and counseling. (Evaluations and treatment also in Spanish)
09/99 to 12/10
South Nassau Communities Hospital Mental Heath Counseling Center, Baldwin, N.Y.,
Administration and Supervision of Psychological/Neuropsychological batteries (out-patient). Psychological consultation on medical/psychiatric in-patient units.
12/93 to 6/95
Forensic Evaluation Services Inc., New York, N.Y.,
Senior Associate; perform psychological evaluations and serve as an expert witness for attorneys and their clients who are involved in all aspects of litigation.
Behavioral Stress Center, Elmhurst, N.Y.,
Evaluation and treatment of patients with stress related disorders. Member of Anchor group for American PsychManagement Inc. In-Patient treatment at South Oaks Hospital of patients suffering from eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, etc.
9/91 to 6/95
Comprehensive Counseling Services, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Perform psycho-educational evaluations of bilingual students in special education programs in
New York City public schools. Counsel children and adolescents with school and family problems.
9/84 to 7/94
New Hope Guild, Inc., Far Rockaway, N.Y.,
Screen, evaluate and treat chronic mentally ill and chemically abusive patients as part of a multi-disciplinary care team. Supervise psychology and social work interns. Train staff in psychological care of patients.
12/78 to 11/83
St. Mary’s Hospital, Passaic, N.J.,
Treated acutely ill patients in the emergency room. Provided crisis intervention both
in the hospital and the community. Served as liaison with local police, schools and courts.
Psychological Evaluation Research Center, Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, N.Y., 9/86 to 5/87
Performed diagnostic evaluations of children and adults. Provided psychotherapy to children, couples and families.
St. Vincent’s Medical Center, New York, N.Y., 9/78 to 6/78
Performed individual and group psychological testing to newly admitted patients. Attended grand rounds, assisted in the collection of data for research in alcoholism.
9/96 to 9/98
The Fielding Institute, New York, N.Y.
Neuropsychology Certificate Program
9/92 to 5/93
The Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law,
New York , N.Y.,
Forensic Psychiatry Training Program
9/84 to 7/87
Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.,
Respecialization in Clinical Psychology
9/78 to 7/83
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Bronx, N.Y.,
M.A. and Ph.D. Developmental and Experimental Psychology
Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility Affiliations
East Rockaway Progressive Care Facility, East Rockaway, N.Y. Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Long Beach, N.Y. Haven Manor Health Care Center, Far Rockaway, N.Y.
Lawrence Care Center, Arverne, N.Y.
Menorah Center For Rehabilitation and Nursing, Brooklyn, N.Y.
West Lawrence Care Center, Far Rockaway, N.Y.
American Psychological Association American Psychology-Law Society
City of New York Assigned Counsel Plan Expert (18B) Coalition on Child Abuse and Neglect
Nassau County Bar Association Assigned Counsel Defender Plan Expert
State of New York Law Guardian Panel of Forensic Psychologists
New York Academy of Traumatic Brain Injury, Member Board of Directors, 1999-2004
New York City Board of Education, Bilingual Evaluator/Independent Contractor
New York State Psychological Association
Fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.
Extensive experience in supervision and management. Expert witness.