About Us
 
Grace R. Kalfus, Ph.D.
 
Grace R. Kalfus, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in cognitive behavior therapy and behavior therapy with children, adolescents, and families.  A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, Dr. Kalfus received her M.A. and her Ph.D. in child clinical psychology from West Virginia University.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Children's Psychiatric Center in Eatontown, NJ.
 
Dr. Kalfus has held positions at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, the Institute for Behavior Therapy, and New York Medical College.  She was Co-Principal Investigator on a three-year federally funded research grant investigating decision-making in child welfare programs.  Dr. Kalfus has taught and supervised students at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Adelphi University, and currently serves as an Adjunct Clinical Supervisor in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Long Island University - C.W. Post.
 
Dr. Kalfus has published in the areas of adolescent behavioral assessment, problem-solving skills training, peer mediation, and the application of behavioral interventions to pediatric health concerns.  She has led workshops focusing on enhancing parenting skills and developing coping skills for children with anxiety.  Her professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Westchester County Psychological Association.
 
Dianne L. Newman, Ph.D.
 
Dianne L. Newman, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist  specializing in cognitive behavior therapy and behavior therapy with children, adolescents and families.  A graduate of Clark University, Dr. Newman received her M.S. in clinical psychology from the University of Florida and her Ph.D. in child clinical psychology from the State University of New Jersey at Rutgers.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center.
 
Dr. Newman has been a Psychologist at the Westchester Institute for Human Development/Westchester County Medical Center and an Instructor at New York Medical College.  She also served as a Behavioral Consultant at St. John's Hospital.  Dr. Newman was Co-Principal Investigator on a three-year federally funded research grant investigating decision-making in child welfare programs.
 
Dr. Newman has developed several parenting curricula and a tool for assessing normal child development.  She has published in the area of child temperament and moderating variables and has led workshops in enhancing parenting skills and understanding child development.  Her professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Westchester County Psychological Association.
 
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