Joanne Loeb, PhD

Joanne Loeb. PhD is a clinical psychologist in private practice working with children, adolescents and adults. Previously she served as a consultant with the New York Center for Child Development where she worked in preschool and perinatal practice settings and provided bilingual trainings for child care providers...

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Susan Perkins

Ms. Perkins retired as Director of Policy and Planning, Senior Associate of Early Childhood Initiatives from the New York State Council on Children and Families in 2018. Since its inception in 2006, she represented the Council as a founding member of the New York State Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP).  She...

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Dr. Hazel Guzman

Dr. Hazel Guzman is a clinical psychologist who has been working in Early Childhood Mental Health for approximately 10 years. Dr. Guzman is currently Director of Behavioral Health at Northside Center for Child Development, Inc. Northside was selected as a Thrive NYC Early Childhood Treatment Center in 2016, serving all...

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Elaine Liebman, Psy.D.

Dr. Liebman is a clinical psychologist at the Ryan Health Women and Children’s Center where she serves as the HealthySteps Program Director and Specialist. Dr. Liebman received her doctorate in clinical child psychology and school psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.  She has a background...

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Evelyn Blanck

Evelyn Blanck is the Associate Executive Director of the New York Center for Child Development.

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Priscilla Lincoln, PhD, PMHNP

Priscilla Lincoln currently works as a psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychoanalytically informed psychotherapist with children, adolescents and adults in at an outpatient clinic and in private practice.

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Joaniko Kohchi, MPhil, LCSW

Joaniko is an infant and early childhood mental health specialist with experience focusing on court-involved families spanning several regions of the United States.

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Lorraine Chun, MLS

Lorraine Chun had an extensive government career in public health, specifically focusing on programs serving infants and toddlers who are at risk of or have developmental disabilities.

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Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok, MSW, PhD

Rebecca was a clinician, author, and educator. She was New York Zero-to-Three Network’s longest continuous board member and a co-founder.  She was the Founding Director of the Institute for Infants, Children & Families (formerly Early Childhood Group Therapy Program and the Institute for Clinical Studies of Infants, Toddlers and Parents) of the...

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Daria Best, LCSW, MS.Ed

Daria, a LCSW and Ms.Ed, is the proud child of immigrant parents and a Brooklyn native who serves as a leader, advocate and social change agent in infant mental health and child welfare. With a Masters in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work (formerly Hunter College School of Social...

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Marjorie Brickley

Director of the Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention Program at Bank Street College of Education.

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Natalie Brooks Wilson, LCSW-R

Natalie Brooks Wilson, Director of Mental Health Services, Safe Space, NYC, Inc., is one of the original team members of Safe Space's Seen and Heard Program serving young children who have experienced or witnessed violence.

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Susan Chinitz, Psy. D.

Susan Chinitz is a psychologist with specialties in the areas of infant mental health and developmental disabilities in infancy and early childhood.

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Greta Doctoroff, PhD

Greta is a licensed clinical psychologist and an associate professor in the School-Clinical Child Psychology Doctoral Program at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology.

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Martha E. Edwards, PhD

Long-standing interest in understanding child development within the intersecting contexts of the family system, culture, and intra-individual levels of neurobiology and psychodynamics

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Michelly Garcia, LMSW

A driven and passionate advocate for the interests of underserved and vulnerable populations in New York City, Michelly E. Garcia, LMSW has spent the last ten years working to promote optimal functioning for families with children zero to five years of age, improve early child developmental and health outcomes, and...

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Dr. Michelle Gantt

Dr. Michelle Gantt is the CEO and founder of Good Morning Parents, a parenting education company.  She is also the Supervisor of Education and the Parenting Coordinator in a New York City federal prison. She is dedicated to the field of parenting, education and reentry. She utilizes her international experience as an...

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Beverly Gould

Beverly Gould was born and raised in New York City where she has worked for almost 40 years as a clinical social worker and school psychologist.  She received her MSW from Columbia University in 1977 and her doctorate in School Psychology from New York University in 2002,  Throughout her career, her primary interest has...

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Barbara Greenstein, LCSW PhD

Faculty Infant Parent Study Center of the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

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Richard Kahn, PhD, RD

Richard Kahn is a dietitian specializing in transdisciplinary treatment of growth and feeding problems. He earned his MS in Nutrition and Food Science at Hunter College.

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Randi Levine

Randi Levine is Policy Coordinator and Early Childhood Education Project Director at Advocates for Children of New York.

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Hillary Mayers, LCSW

Hillary Mayers, LCSW, is co-director of Chances for Children-NY which she co-founded in 2000 with Elizabeth Buckner, LCSW.

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Susan Rabinowicz, PT, DPT, MS, PhD

Susan, a pediatric physical therapist, has worked for over 20 years with young children and families participating in the New York State Early Intervention Program. Susan is currently an adjunct faculty member for the St. Joseph’s College Program in Infant/Toddler Early Childhood Special Education M.A. She is a Knowledge Translation...

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Suzi Tortora Ed D., C.M.A., A.D.T.R., LCAT, LMHC

Doctorate from Teachers College Columbia University with a specialization in infancy development, psychology and education

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Julia Travers, RN, MSN

Julia, an Infant Toddler Specialist, has worked for over 35 years with young children and families as a clinical nurse specialist, parent educator, manager, program coordinator, and consultant of Early Intervention Programs.

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Daryl Wang

Daryl is currently the Program Supervisor of University Settlement’s Early Intervention Program, and works with program staff and therapists to ensure that children are receiving the therapeutic services they need.

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Carrie Wolleman-Stein

Carrie Wolleman-Stein has been in the social work field for over 30 years. She had an early start in mental health for children when she began at Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center. Since that beginning, she has focused her practice on children. In addition to her Master’s degree from NYU, she...

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