Michael Eberlin, Ph.D., (Director)
With respect to background and experience, after completing his undergraduate education at Rutgers, Dr. Eberlin obtained his doctorate in Clinical and School Psychology from HOFSTRA University in 1986, and was trained by leaders in cognitive and behavioral psychology. He has been licensed as a Psychologist and permanently certified as a School Psychologist for over 30 years. At Developmental Disabilities Institute, Dr. Eberlin supervised the Department of Psychology first in the Division of Children’s Services, and then in the Outpatient Diagnostic and Treatment Center. Dr. Eberlin has published important research in peer reviewed journals, has trained many young psychologists, and has extensive experience as a School Psychologist who sat on many CSE meetings and assisted teachers in many classrooms. He has served as an expert behavioral consultant to many school districts and agencies on Long Island.
Presently practicing full timHe has years of experience dealing with schools, doing educational advocacy for patientse in Oyster Bay and Commack and covering Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island, Dr. Eberlin practices effective supportive cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy and Psycho-diagnostic Assessment with adults and children. He is an expert in diagnosing and comprehensively treating children and adults with depression, anxiety, ADHD, the autism spectrum, and all behavior and adjustment problems. Dr. Eberlin works closely with children and parents using cognitive and behavioral methods that have been proven effective by peer reviewed research. . With couples and families, he uses an exciting, engaging directive cognitive behavioral technique that teach communication, problem solving, compromise, and negotiation skills that improves couples' and families' abilities to get through difficult times and conflicts. Dr. Eberlin has worked comfortably and successfully with individuals of different ages, cultures, and economic backgrounds and takes pride in his ability to tailor treatment plans to the individual and family’s expressed needs. Dr. Eberlin is an avid dog lover and owns 3 Enghish Springer Spaniels. Patients are encouraged to bring their dogs to the office for their sessions and pet bereavement is another one of his specialties. For more information, click here: http://therapist.psychologytoday.com/36546.