DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

FULL-TIME CLINICAL FACULTY

Mark Sirkin, PhD, Interim Director, Associate Professor

  • BS, Boston University; MA & PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut
  • Post-Doctoral Certificate in Organizational Consulting, W. A. White Institute
  • Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Div. 13; APA Council; NYSPA Council
  • Courses: PSY 878 Family Therapy; PSY 839/840/842 Dissertation Supervision, PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of Psychological Services Center (PSC) Practicum; PSY 838 Doctoral Dissertation I; PSY 839 Doctoral Dissertation II

 Eva Feindler, Ph.D.

  • Interventions with High-Risk Families Concentration Coordinator
  • Family Processes Lab
  • Gender Studies Coordinator
  • Courses: PSY 878/879 Groups and Family Interventions; PSY 807 Behavioral Assessment; PSY 846 Interventions with High-Risk Families (Concentration Courses); PSY 880 Supervision and Management of Mental Health Professionals; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum

Camilo Ortiz, Ph.D., Co-Director of Clinical Training

  • Students for Multicultural Awareness in Research & Training Advisor
  • Courses: PSY 820 Behavior Analysis; PSY 801 Psychological Statistics I; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum

Or Dagan, Ph.D.

  • Courses: PSY 822 Individual Intervention: Psychodynamic ; PSY 850 Professional Development Seminar ; PSY 861 Child & Adolescent Psychopathology; PSY 891 Psychological Clinic Practicum

Michael Katz, Ph.D.

  • Mechanisms of Change in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Lab
  • Safe Zone Project Faculty Advisor
  • Courses: PSY 822 Individual Intervention: Psychodynamic; PSY 830/840 Professional Development Seminar: Case Supervision I and II (Psychodynamic); PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum

Ki Eun (Kay) Shin, Ph.D.
·       Laboratory of Anxiety and Mood Pathology (LAMP)
·       Students for Multicultural Awareness in Research & Training (SMART) Advisor
·       Courses: PSY 864 Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology; PSY 801 Psychological Statistics I; PSY 802 Psychological Statistics II; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum

‚ÄčHilary Vidair, Ph.D.
  • Family Check-In Lab
  • Courses: PSY 865 Treatment of Children and Adolescents; PSY 850 Professional Development Seminar Benefiting from Supervision; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum

Lauren M. Lipner, Ph.D.

  • Alliance and Psychotherapy Process Lab (APPL)
  • Peer Mentorship Program Advisor
  • Courses: PSY 806 Advanced Adult Psychopathology; PSY 837 Clinical Research; PSY 870 PDS: Internship Preparation; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum

Marc J. Diener, Ph.D

  • Personality and Psychotherapy Research Lab
  • Courses: PSY 804 Personality Assessment; PSY 801 Psychological Statistics I; PSY 855 Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders; PSY 860 CCE Preparation, Section PDT; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of Psychological Services Center (PSC) Practicum; PSY 838 Doctoral Dissertation I; PSY 839 Doctoral Dissertation II
Frances Dalis, Psy.D

  • Director, Psychological Services Center
  • B.S. St. John’s University
  • LMSW Adelphi University
  • M.S. PsyD Long Island University-Post
  • Post Doctor Fellowship, Child, Adolescent, and Family Adelphi University
  • PSY 806 Advanced Adult Psychopathology
  • PSY 824 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 865 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Orly Calderon, Psy.D

  • Director of Assessment, Psychological Services Center LIU- Post
  • Courses: PSY 803 Cognitive and Neuropsychological Assessment; PSY 51 Child Assessment; PSY 805 Test Findings and Report Writing; PSY 839/840/842 Dissertation Supervision
  • LIU Post SHPN Outcome Assessment Fellow

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS

Carly Ro’ee Meyer, PsyD

Post-doctoral fellow and adjunct in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Long Island University Post. She earned her Psy.D. at LIU Post and completed her internship at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center. Dr. Meyer is currently receiving psychoanalytic training at the Gordon F. Derner school of Psychology at Adelphi University, where she also teaches undergraduate courses.

  • Courses: PSY 864 Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology; PSY 822 Individual Intervention: Psychodynamic
  • Specialties: Personality disorders, LGBT+ issues, Schizophrenia & psychosis
  • Posters:
    Shimon Littman, Jennifer Lee, Stefanie Iwanciw, Carly Meyer, Laura Fitzgerald, Jennifer Byrnes, Alec Miller, & Jill Rathus. Initial Psychometric Evaluation of the Revised Life Problems Inventory. ABCT, 2018.

Ali Kresch Levine, PsyD

Dr. Kresch Levine is a postdoctoral psychology fellow and adjunct instructor in LIU Post’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program – her alma mater. She is a postdoctoral psychology fellow focused on clinical work at Cognitive Behavioral Associates (CBA). She completed an accredited internship at Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric Center and has trained in various inpatient and outpatient settings including Zucker Hillside Hospital and Nassau University Medical Center. She is committed to using evidence-based practices to treat a wide variety of populations and diagnoses with emphases and extensive trainings in Mindfulness, DBT, and ACT. Her undergraduate degrees in Theatre and English are from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (Go Blue!). Dr. KL’s research foci are maternal mental health and the complex nature of identity development and fusion.

  • Courses:
  • Specialties: depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use, personality disorders, relational struggles, parenting stressors, and adjustment issues
  • Posters:
    • Smerling, C., Levine, A., & Menon, N., Demaria, T. (2019). Examination of Changes in Parenting Practices of Children Growing Up in New York After 9/11 [Conference poster]. American Psychological Association 2019 Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Conference Presentations:
    • Levine, A., Perelman, S., Basson, J. Sparks, R. Aryeh, R. Liu, Y., Moran, D.J. (2021). A Zoom for two… and their minds [Conference presentation]. 2021 virtual convention for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences.
    • Moran, D.J. & Levine, A. (2021). MAPping for now: Understanding procrastination through an ACT lens and using the Mindful Action Plan [Conference presentation]. 2021 virtual convention for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences.
    • Moran, D.J., Rotter, A., Kaur, A., Brooks, S. Fioravante, M., Levine, A. (2021). 100 RCTs: Reviewing up-to-date research on ACT [Conference presentation]. 2021 virtual convention for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences.

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Grace C. Rossi, Ph.D. (PSY 844 Biological Basis of Behavior)

Diana Milillo, Ph.D. (PSY 852 Social and Community Psychology)

Linnea Mavrides, Psy.D. (PSY 853 Group Therapy; PSY 862 History & Systems of Psychology; PSY 891/892/893 Supervision of PSC Practicum)

Ben Johnson, PsyD

Ruth Nirenberg PsyD

Danielle Zito, PsyD


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