Psychological Services

Evaluation

An initial psychological interview is conducted to identify what is happening in a client’s psychological life that may be inhibiting their ability to make desired, constructive changes. Brief psychological testing may be included.

Individual Psychotherapy

Using training in multiple methods of psychotherapy. 

Family Psychotherapy

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Consultation

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Clinical Workshops

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Eating Disorders

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Payments / Insurance

We can electronically submit any insurance claims for you.

Session Fee

$140.00 – $150.00 per session

In-Network With

  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • Student Health Plan (SHP) for Cornell University
    • Students: $10 co-pay
  • Cornell University employees
    • Aetna with $20 co-pay
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    • We are not in-network with BC/BS. However, we can provide you with a statement at the time of service that can be submitted to BC/BS for reimbursement. Claim forms for Excellus and Empire BCBS are available upon request. Also, we are currently able to submit BCBS claims for clients electronically with the understanding that all payments are to be made to the insured (patient) only.

 

Payment policy

Co-pays or full amount due at time of appointment.

 

Payment Options

Cash, check or MC/V, Discovery, Debit credit cards

Training / Certifications

Certifications

  • Certified  Level 2, EMDR Therapist, 1998
  • Certified Family-Based Treatment Therapist, FBT-Cert.  2010,  see www.TRAIN2TREAT4ED.com
  • Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS), 2013 to present, International. Assoc. of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation
  • Advanced training in DBT, CBT
  • Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology (CPQ)

 

Education

PhD Cornell University, Dept. of Psychology, Psychopathology, 1978

 

License

New York Sate Licensed Psychologist (1980 to present)

 

Professional memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Academy of Eating Disorders
  • International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals
  • International Family Therapy Association

Additional extensive training: Mentorcoach:  personal and life coach