About Me

About Debbie

I am a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, children  and families using a variety of modalities including CBT, DBT, play therapy  and Art TherapyTechniques.  I also have a wonderful and very affectionate mixed breed  dog named Ruby who is happy to provide animal assisted therapy when requested. 


CLINICAL EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND


Outpatient Clinics

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Andrus Mental Health, Peekskill, NY- Provided outpatient therapy for adults,families,  adolescents and children . 

Westchester Family Services, Tarrytown, NY- Worked as a primary therapist in outpatient clinic with patients experiencing depression, mood disorders, anxiety, relational issues, and parenting issues. 

Inpatient Facilities

Four Winds Hospital, Cross River, NY- Functioned as primary therapist on inpatient  adolescent psychiatric unit; provided individual, family and group therapy, case management and discharge planning. 

JCCA (Edenwald Center)  , Pleasantville , NY- Provided therapeutic services to developmentally disabled adolescents with psychiatric diagnoses in residential treatment facility. Held groups, conducted and organized family treatment conferences, conducted family therapy as indicated. 

Additional TRAINING


- Working with Special Needs Families

- Working with LGBTQ and Transgender Individuals/Families

- Working within the Foster Care System

- Adoption Issues

- Eating Disorders

- Training in Trauma Focused CBT 

- DBT training

- Play Therapy


Education:


Fordham University : MSW June 2006

Columbia University, Teacher's College M.S. Organizational Psychology June 1992

Brooklyn Law School, JD June 1987


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LOCATION

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Office Hours

Primary

Monday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00- 2:00

Sunday:

10:00- 2:00