Child, Adolescent and Family Psychologist Samantha Meltzer, Psy.D. 44 Court Street, Suite 800
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Office (718) 483-2408 Respect for Individual Differences
 
 
 
About Me

Education

New York State License 016757
Doctor of Psychology in School-Clinical Child Psychology, APA-Accredited Program
Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Bronx, NY

Masters of Science in School Psychology
Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Bronx, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Experience

In addition to my practice, I serve as a school psychologist and currently hold the position of Director of Support Services at Friends Seminary in New York City. There, I provide mental health services to Lower, Middle, and Upper School students and offer parent education. I collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other members of the Support Services team, including learning specialists, the school nurse, the director of diversity, and the director of college counseling to support student learning. I also facilitate support groups for students, including “Banana Splits” for students whose parents are separated, divorced, or deceased, and for children who live with one parent due to single parenting by choice, as well as “Candy Apples” for children who are adopted. 
I have received training, provided clinical services and supervision in a number of treatment facilities as well as school and community organizations including:

    •  New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center
    •  The Child and Family Institute at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center
    •  Kings County Hospital Center
    •  Beth Israel Medical Center
    •  Hudson River Psychiatric Center
    •  The Astor Home for Children 
    •  The Calhoun School
    •  Arlington Elementary School
    •  Community Family Development
    •  Big Brothers/Big Sisters
    •  Ramapo for Children
    •  Prep for Prep
Teaching experiences include invited guest lectures on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and for Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children and Adolescents at:

    •  NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center
    •  Queens Children’s Psychiatric Center 

Teaching Assistantships:
    •  Child Neuropsychological Assessment
    •  Learning Disorders
    •  Cognitive Assessment
    •  Child Assessment 

Media Appearances:
Cage the Rage, a Cambridge Educational/Films Media Group educational DVD for middle and 
high school students throughout North America
Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA)
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)