Joanne is a Psychologist and Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at the Early Childhood Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she provides therapeutic interventions for young children with emotional and developmental difficulties and their families. As a bilingual clinician she works with many Spanish- speaking families with immigrant experiences. She also supervises graduate students and coordinates a Parent Child Interaction Therapy program. She has published articles in the areas of early intervention and assessment and presented in local and national conferences on topics such as early childhood development, early identification of autism, early childhood trauma and parent child interaction therapy. Her interests include early childhood mental health, foster care, and trauma-focused interventions for young children and parents.