Staff Members

The clinical psychologists at AICT provide the highest quality cognitive-behavioral treatment for
depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, personality disorders, child and adolescent problems and family and marital problems.
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Robert L. Leahy
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Yale University, Director,

Dr. Leahy Completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical School…

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Heather Glubo
Ph.D, Director of Behavioral Medicine, Clinician

Dr. Glubo is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)…

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Melissa D. Horowitz
PsyD, Director of Clinical Training, Director of Eating Disorders and Weight Management Program

Dr. Horowitz is a New York State licensed psychologist with extensive experience in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior…

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Aspasia Hotzoglou
Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Hotzoglou is a licensed psychologist at the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy. She is trained in cognitive behavioral therapies…

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Laura Oliff
Ph.D., Associate Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy

Dr. Oliff is a New York State licensed psychologist, Founding Fellow and Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a membe…

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Susan Trachtenberg Paula
Ph.D., Director of Child and Adolescent Program

Dr. Paula is a New York State licensed psychologist with extensive experience in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior…

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Graham Reynolds
Ph.D., Early Adulthood Treatment Program Director, Clinician

Dr. Reynolds is a New York State licensed psychologist with a broad range of experience in cognitive behavioral psychology…

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Kathleen Mattran Taylor
Ph.D., DBT Program Coordinator, Clinican

Dr. Taylor is a licensed psychologist in New York. Dr Taylor creates a collaborative therapeutic process that is focused on how to …

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Maren Westphal
Ph.D., Clinician

Dr. Westphal is a licensed psychologist who received her B.A. (Honors) in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge…

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Scott Woodruff

Ph.D, MBA, Director of Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Treatment Program, Clinician

Dr. Woodruff is a licensed psychologist who employs traditional cognitive behavioral treatments and mindfulness-based therapies to foster…

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Peggilee Wupperman
Ph.D. (University of North Texas), Clinician

Dr. Wupperman is a New York State licensed psychologist who is currently an associate professor at John Jay College/City University of New York…

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Helen Butleroff Leahy
RD, CDN

Ms. Leahy offers nutrition counseling specializing in weight management, eating disorders, Type II Diabetes, GERD, IBS and medical…

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Alana Silber
B.A. Research and Editorial Assistant

Ms. Silber  received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Barnard College…

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Camille Johnson
B.A., Intake Coordinator / Research Assistant

Ms. Johnson received her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College in 2020. Before joining the American Institute…