Dr. Stapert is a New York State licensed psychologist (#019279) who received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan and went on to earn her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the The Chicago School.
Dr. Stapert specializes in the treatment of young children with emotional and behavioral disorders and has received specialized training in the use of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Dr. Stapert completed her training at the University of Oklahoma with Dr. Beverly Funderburk, Vice-President of the PCIT International Board of Directors, and her training team, and is currently working towards her PCIT certification. Dr. Stapert is confident in this model and uses it to treat children with issues related to anger/aggression, oppositional behavior, ADHD, social skills delays, and attachment issues.
Dr. Stapert also has extensive experience in treating school-aged children, young adults, adults, and families with a variety of presenting issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, ADHD, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. She has provided individual, family and group therapy in a variety of settings including Head Start programming, a therapeutic nursery, and other outpatient clinic settings. Dr. Stapert uses an integrated approach including cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, psychodynamic, systems and client-centered techniques, and works closely with each of her clients in determining the best treatment approach in addressing their specific needs.
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