Return to Faculty List


Michelle Heller

Michelle Heller

Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D. Clinical/School Psychology, Hofstra University


Michelle Heller, Ph.D. (Ph.D. Clinical/School Psychology, Hofstra University, 1996) is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Long Island University/CW Post Campus. She provides supervision and training to graduate students in child assessment. Dr. Heller is a licensed clinical psychologist and has private practices in Rockville Centre and Roslyn Heights, New York. Her areas of specialty are early childhood assessment, parent training, and childhood behavioral disorders. Dr. Heller provides consultation and workshops to the Long Island Children’s Museum. She also provides counseling services to Spanish- speaking adolescents at the BOCES English Literacy Alternative Program. She was a Project Director at the Westchester Institute for Human Development, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, where she developed a parent-training program for parents with developmental disabilities.


Parent training, child mood disorders, early childhood assessment


  • Heller, M.C., & Tanaka-Matsumi, J. (1999). Adolescent depression and peer interaction: A sequential analysis. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 21, 249-273.
  • Heller, M.C., Sobel, M., & Tanaka-Matsumi, J. (1996). A functional analysis of verbal interactions of drug-exposed children and their mothers: The utility of sequential analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 52, 687-697.
  • Heller, M. C., & Krauss, H. H. (1991). Perceived self-efficacy as a predictor of aftercare treatment entry by the detoxification patient. Psychological Reports, 68, 1047-1052.