Tzippora Wallach, Psy.D., Founder
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist treating children, adolescents, and adults. I have extensive experience working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADHD, eating disorders, personality issues, and self-injury, as well as adjustment issues that are common in children adolescents and adults.
I am an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and serve as a board member of Nefesh International. I founded the Adult DBT Program at Bikur Cholim of Rockland County and served as the Director of Counseling and Guidance Services at Bruriah High School.
I received my doctorate in combined clinical and school psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. I intensively trained for a year in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) at the Adolescent DBT Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) with Adam Payne, Ph.D. I also completed Advanced DBT training with Charles Swenson, M.D. and Kelli Koerner, Ph.D. In 2022 I earned certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Children (DBT-C) training with Francheska Perepletchikova, Ph.D.
Miriam Frankel, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow
I am a clinical psychologist with experience treating adults and children with a wide range of diagnoses including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, ADHD, Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
I received my doctorate in Clinical Psychology with Health Emphasis from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. I have specific expertise in the relationship between mental and physical health, and I have authored several book chapters on the effects of cardiovascular disease on mental health. I strive to offer a warm, supportive environment for people to learn new ways of coping and promote growth and healing.