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.
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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

Helen Butleroff Leahy
RD, CDN

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

Jacqueline Shanley
B.A., Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant

Ms. Shanley received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from UCLA in 2019. Before joining the American Institute for Cognitive…

Jack Franke
B.S. Research/Editorial Assistant

Mr. Franke received his Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Fordham University in 2020. Before joining the American Institute…

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…