Faculty Experts: Mental Health

Kimberly Asner-Self, Ed.D.

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Group counseling, cross-cultural counseling, counselor education, trauma, and clinical mental health

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Renee Blinder, LCSW

Lander College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Addiction & Rehabilitation, Counseling, Psychotherapy

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Allison Bobick, LCSW

Graduate School of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

Anxiety disorders, bereavement, depression, trauma-related issues, information and treatment for cult involvement

Susan Brot

Susan Brot, LMSW

Graduate School of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

Geriatric social work, field work

Carrie DiMatteo

Carrie DiMatteo, PhD

NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies

Areas of Expertise

Social psychology, social interactions, social media, anxiety, self esteem

Nancy Gallina

Nancy Gallina, Ph.D., LCSW

Graduate School of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

Gangs, parenting, ADHD, childhood disorders, impact of nutrition on childhood disorders, autism, cyberspace, transitioning through divorce (parents and children)

Jeffrey Gardere

Jeffrey Gardere, Ph.D., ABPP

School of Health Sciences, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem

Areas of Expertise

Mental Health, Parenting, Psychology

Frank Gardner

Frank Gardner, Ph.D., ABPP

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion Regulation, Anger, Sport Psychology

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Steven Huberman, Ph.D.

Graduate School of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

Aging, parenting, changing demographics of New York City, key issues facing Jewish community, management

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Naomi Klapper, M.A., L.M.H.C.

Lander College for Women / The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School

Areas of Expertise

Parenting, Marriage, Dating, Relationships, Stress Management, Addiction, Childhood Disorders, Psychology, Mental Health

Alan Perry

Alan Perry, Ph.D.

Lander College for Men

Areas of Expertise

Forensic Psychology

Steven Pirutinsky

Steven Tzvi Pirutinsky, Ph.D

Graduate School of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

Mental health, religion and spirituality, social work practice

Melech Press, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Adolescent Behavioral and Learning Disorders, Judaism and Psychological Issues

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Faye Walkenfeld, Ph.D.

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Development, parenting, attachment, memory, cognitive development, religious and cultural identity