Faculty Experts: Mental Health

Dr. Kimberly Asner-Self

Kimberly Asner-Self, Ed.D.

Areas of Expertise

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

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Renee Blinder, LCSW

Areas of Expertise

Addiction & Rehabilitation, Counseling, Psychotherapy

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Allison Bobick, LCSW

Areas of Expertise

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

Susan Brot

Susan Brot, LMSW

Areas of Expertise

Geriatric social work, field work

Carrie DiMatteo

Carrie DiMatteo, PhD

Areas of Expertise

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

Nancy Gallina

Nancy Gallina, Ph.D., LCSW

Areas of Expertise

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

Jeffrey Gardere, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Mental Health, Parenting, Psychology

Frank Gardner

Frank Gardner, Ph.D., ABPP

Areas of Expertise

Sport psychology, mindfulness-based interventions, anger and violence research and treatment

Maria Heim

Maria Heim, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Multicultural counseling, crisis intervention, child development and education of children with disabilities

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Steven Huberman, Ph.D.

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.

Areas of Expertise

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

Alan Perry

Alan Perry, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Forensic Psychology

Steven Pirutinsky

Steven Tzvi Pirutinsky, Ph.D

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.

Areas of Expertise

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