Psychiatric Evaluation & Diagnosis

When you request an appointment, we will speak briefly over the phone to determine if I can provide you with appropriate care prior to taking up your time.

In our initial consultation I’ll address any questions you may have for me, as well as learning a little about you, then we can begin a collaborative conversation about how best to work together.


Therapy and Coaching

We’ll start with a results based psychological assessment based on educational, cognitive and interpersonal traits that you’ll take to tailor your therapy and/or coaching. This is for anyone who wants to use a personalized and data driven guide for therapy and coaching to help them achieve their maximum.

So what is the difference between therapy and coaching?

Talk therapy, or psychotherapy, is a tool tp increase your quality of life. Individual therapy helps you understand yourself, change how you think or act, make important decisions, adapt to major changes, find patterns in your current or past relationships, grieve over the loss of a loved one, make connections between your past and present realities, and learn how to deal with difficult people in your life. We will take into consideration what you are struggling with and your past experiences with therapy to find a treatment that is appropriate for your current situation.

Coaching is a more straightforward, problem-solving style, that focuses on a particular dilemma or growth area in your life. With coaching, we will focus on crafting specific goals for you and exploring potential behaviors that may be holding you back.


Medication Management

Psychopharmacology is part of my clinical training. All medication management will be discussed with you to determine if it is necessary for your wellbeing. Medication is just one type of treatment that may benefit you in our work. We will also explore other types of treatment, including different therapy methodologies, meditation, nutrition, exercise, coaching, and targetted behavioral changes.


Parent/Caregiver & Academic Coaching

With an extensive background as a special education teacher and classroom counselor working with adolescents who struggle with their emotional, academic, and behavioral issues, I am in a unique position to understand how to best work with your child and you towards their academic and personal success.

My experience includes working with teenagers with mood, behavioral, and learning disorders related to anxiety, depression, trauma, eating disorders, conflict with peers, destructive tendencies, struggles with authority, impulsivity, inattention, obsessive-compulsive traits, drug experimentation, and difficulties with reading, writing, and math.

Adolescence is an especially difficult time developmentally,and teenagers with learning disabilities struggle more academically and often have a pattern of acting out. Particularly when there is also a predisposition for depression or anxiety, families and caregivers can find it overwhelming to help.

As parents or caregivers, it’s hard to know exactly how to ensure the academic and psychological wellbeing of your children. You may find that your attempts to help your child are actually straining your relationship and causing stress in the household.

Drawing from my experience, I will help you and your family with an individualized approach that may involve practicing behavioral changes, individual or family therapy, helping to implement consistency in a busy schedule, and, if necessary, medications.


Psychoeducational Evaluations & Letters for Academic Accommodations

Psychoeducational or neuropsychological evaluations are commonly used to help children, adolescents, and adults to determine if they have any learning disabilities, attention difficulties, or processing weaknesses (or strengths). An appropriate diagnosis can positively impact someone’s ability to achieve their academic and professional goals. Diagnosis can also help to create an individualized treatment plan with the most appropriate accommodations for school or the workplace. Letters and formal evaluations can further aid people in getting the accommodations they need to succeed.


Independent Education Evaluations (IEEs)

In the school setting an individualized education plan (IEP) will help students develop goals and ensure access to special education services. Often parents or caregivers can disagree with a school’s evaluation of their childs needs, and an independent education evaluation (IEE) helps provide a more informed assessment to determine the child’s appropriate needs.


Special Education Consultation Services

Navigating the school system and being knowledgeable of the rights of someone with learning disabilities and/or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is overwhelming. With the help of a special education consultant, who is also a licensed special education teacher, I can help you advocate and navigate these steps to get exactly what you need.


Get In Touch


(917) 858-1232



211 East 43rd Street 7th Floor, Suite 444, New York, NY 10017


(866) 282 5533