Erica Silberstein Psy. D. - Senior Psychologist

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Erica Silberstein, Psy.D. is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist.

Dr. Silberstein has extensive experience using cognitive-behavioral therapies  to treat a range of psychological problems, with an emphasis on cultivating greater psychological flexibility, self-compassion and well-being. Dr. Silberstein has specialized training in many evidence-based therapies, including traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and compassion-focused therapy (CFT). She has particular expertise in helping individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, and insomnia.

In addition to providing clinical services, Dr. Silberstein also provides training and supervision to current psychology graduate students, serving as an adjunct assistant professor consultant at the Ferkauf School of Psychology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Dr. Silberstein received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology (Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Yeshiva University), and graduated summa cum laude from Skidmore College with a B.A. in psychology and sociology. She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at the New Jersey Department of Veterans Affairs where she worked with a diverse population presenting with a variety of concerns, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety. She has previously trained at Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke’s Hospital, The Reeds Center, New York Founding, and the Parnes Clinic. Dr. Silberstein’s doctoral dissertation examined the relationship between economically disadvantaged adolescents’ perceptions of institutional and interpersonal fairness and their own aggressive tendencies.

Dr. Silberstein is a member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the New York City Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Association (NYC-CBT), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

 

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.

— Albert Einstein

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