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Eva Feindler, Ph.D.

Eva Feindler

Director, Clinical Psychology Doctoral ProgramProfessor of Psychology

B.A., Mt. Holyoke CollegeM.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University

Description

Former director of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program and professor of psychology, specializing in cognitive-behavioral interventions with children and adolescents, anger management, and clinical supervision/mentorship. Current scholarly and research interests include family processes, affirmative care for LGBTQ populations and clinical supervision. She received her Ph.D. from West Virginia University in 1979 and her New York State Certification in Psychology in 1981. Dr. Feindler has been a member of the New York State Board of Psychology and the State Department of Education since 1989. She has also served as a board member with the Suffolk County Headstart Mental Health Advisory Board, the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., the Advisory Board of the Nassau County Psychological Association, the APA Commission on Violence and Youth and the Nassau County Services to Rape Victims. She has worked as a consultant with the Adolescent Anger Control Project at Sagamore Children's Center, Melville, New York, the APA Task Force on Violence and the Family, and the New York City Public Schools, District 75. She has presented papers and conducted workshops both in the United States, Europe and in Canada, as well as on national TV. She is a founding board member of ICART: International Center for Aggression Replacement training and is featured in a training video on ART: Aggression Replacement Training.

Dr. Feindler's Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

Adolescent Behavior, Children and Families in Crisis, Domestic Violence, Clinical Supervision and Family Therapy. Cognitive-behavioral interventions with children and adolescents, adolescent anger control, clinical psychology training. Director of the Tanzanian Mentorship Program, the Alumni Mentorship Program and liaison to the Pride Healing Center.

Publications

Feindler, E. & Immerman, S. (2020) Understanding Perspectives on Practice-Research Links: Research Aspirations of PsyD Clinical Students. Current Research in Psychology and Behavioral Science (CRPBS), Volume 1, Issue 6, 2-4.

 

Feindler, E., Immerman, S. & Pazmino Koste, E. (2020) Using a mentorship consultation model with international psychologists in training to enhance multi-cultural competencies. The Chronicle of Mentoring and Coaching, Volume 1, December, Special Issue, 323-328.

 

Feindler, E. & Egbert, R. (in press) Alternative developmental pathways: Clinical issues for emerging transgender and gender expansive young adults. Studies in Gender and Sexuality

 

Korbman, M., Feindler, E., Pirutinsky, S., & Rosmarin, D.H. (submitted). Childhood Sexual Abuse, Spirituality/Religion, Anxiety and Depression in a Jewish Community Sample: The Mediating Role of Religious Coping. Submitted to Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

 

Feindler, E. L. & Schira, A. M. (2020) Playful applications of CBT for aggressive youth: Turtle Magic. In R. Friedberg & E. Rozmid (eds) Handbook on Use of Humor, Play and Superheroes in CBT. To be published by Springer, N.Y.

 

Feindler, E.L. & Sita, G. (in contract, to be published in 2020). TAME: Teen Anger Management Education: Implementation guidelines for mental health professionals. Research Press, Champaign, ILL.

 

Vidair, H., Gustafson, P. & Feindler, E.L. (in contract) The Dissertation Guide for Applied Psychology, Oxford University Press, N.Y., N.Y.

 

Vidair, H., Koebernick, C.L., Rosenfield, N. & Feindler, E. L. (2019) A systematic review of research on dissertations in health service psychology programs. Training and Education in Professional Psychology,13, 287-299.

 

Feindler, E., Klein, S. J. & Smith, T. (2019) Innovative PsyD Training: An alumni mentorship program enhances relational competencies. Journal of Behavioral Science and Psychology, 2, 2, 1-8.

 

Feindler, E.L., Engel, E. & Gerber, M. (2016) Program Evaluation Challenges: Is Aggression Replacement Training (ART) Effective? Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Science, 4, 21-36.

 

Vidair, H., Feyijinmi, G. & Feindler, E. (2016) Termination in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children, Adolescents, and Parents. Psychotherapy, Research and Practice, 54, 15–21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pst0000086

 

Feindler, E.L. & Kahoud, D. (2015) Two sides of a Theoretical coin: Multiple perspectives on training in a dual orientation program. Chapter 14 in J. Bresler & K. Starr (Eds.) Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: An Evolving Synergy Routledge, N.Y., N.Y. 

 

Feindler, E. L. (2014) Transformations of theoretical orientation: A clinician’s personal journey.  British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, Vol. 11, 9-17.

 

Feindler, E. L. & Liebman, M. (2014) Chapter 2: Behavioral Assessment in School Settings in R. Flanagan, K. Allen & E. Levine (Eds.) Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions in the Schools: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice. NY: Springer.

 

Feindler, E.L. & Byers, A. (2013) CBT with adolescent offenders. Chapter 17 in R.C. Tafrate and D. Mitchell (Eds.), Forensic CBT: A Practitioner’s Guide. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England.

 

APA, ABCT, SEPI

Editorial Review Board: Practice Innovations, new APA journal sponsored by Division 42 (2016-present)

Editorial Review Board: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice (2013-present)

Guest Reviewer: Training and Education in Professional Psychology (2013-present)

Fellowships: APA Divisions 42 and 12. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.