Dr. Stein received her doctorate in clinical psychology, as well as a Master’s degree in school psychology, from Pace University. Dr. Stein completed her psychology training at Jacobi Medical Center, and she has received specialized training in child and adolescent psychotherapy and psychological assessments.
Dr. Stein has experience working in a wide range of settings, including in schools, hospital inpatient and outpatient clinics, and psychiatric emergency rooms. Most recently, Dr. Stein served as a psychologist in the psychiatric emergency room and outpatient behavioral clinic at Elmhurst Hospital, where she also provided supervision to clinical interns and psychiatry residents.
Dr. Stein believes that secure and trusting relationships are the foundations of resilience and emotional well-being. Dr. Stein believes in working collaboratively with patients to establish a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship that can help them develop coping skills and discover their internal strengths. When working with children and adolescents, Dr. Stein works to support a strong parent-child relationship, which leads to increased emotional well-being, promotes self-esteem for both parent and child, and provides the patient with skills to apply to other relationships in life.
With this knowledge, parents are able to develop their own personal parenting frameworks so they can respond confidently and effectively to any challenge that comes along, resulting in families that are healthier, calmer, and more connected with one another.