About Dr. Schechner
Dr. Schechner is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist with 28 years experience as a psychotherapist. She received her PhD from Long Island University and has an MA in Developmental Psychology from Teacher's College, Columbia University.
Dr. Schechner treats adults, children and adolescents. Her practice caters to the individual’s needs. Family and couples therapy are offered as well. She offers telehealth and remote sessions to accommodate patient’s needs at all times.
Her vast clinical experience spans both inpatient, day treatment and outpatient psychotherapy which has provided her with an exemplary understanding and ability to help adults, adolescents and children with problems of both an acute and mild nature. She has taught on the undergraduate and graduate levels and has supervised clinicians as well. Her practice includes a wide range of ages and cultural backgrounds, including the Orthodox Jewish community.
Dr. Schechner’s approach is eclectic and includes an empathic blend of both psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral techniques.
Adults / Couples
Dr. Schechner assists adults in the development of more productive, authentic, and fulfilling paths in the face of personal challenges, extreme adversity, trauma, and stressful life events. Her eclectic approach involves the cultivation of insight, creating a plan of action, and effecting change. Among other things, Dr. Schechner has assisted adults for 28 years in managing:
Aging and bereavement
241 Central Park West, Suite 1H, New York, NY 10024
369 Ashford Ave, Suite D
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. 10522
337 North Main St, Suite #5, New City, NY 10956
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