About Us

Our Staff

George Sachs PsyD

Child Psychologist & Adult Psychologist

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Dr. Sachs is a licensed clinical child and adult psychologist, specializing in the treatment of ADD, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders in children, teen and adults. Dr. Sachs did his clinical training in Chicago at Cook County Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Child Study Center. He completed his training at the Children’s Institute in Los Angeles. Dr. Sachs consulted to Juilliard in New York City, providing counseling to their dance, drama, and orchestral students. Dr. Sachs is author of Helping the Traumatized Child and of the upcoming book: “Sachs Center Guide to Adult ADD.” Dr. Sachs has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CBS, WPIX and other major media outlets, discussing his unique approach to ADD/ ADHD treatment.  Dr. Sachs also writes for the Huffington Post and Big City Moms blog.

Tim Norman LCSW, M.Ed

Child & Adult Therapist, Child & Adult Neurotherapist

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Timothy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Clinical Director of Neurofeedback at the Sachs Center. As a therapist, Timothy has a history of success treating a variety of issues, including: anxiety, attention/focus issues (ADHD), depression, grief, PTSD, relationships, and more. At the Neurofeedback clinic, Timothy has worked successfully with a wide spectrum of patients, from professional athletes and businessmen working on peak performance to individuals and families with the traditionally labeled psychological and medical disorders. Timothy specializes in EEG-biofeedback training for: anxiety, ADHD, addiction disorders, depression, pain management, PTSD, sleep disorders, and more.

Timothy is a member of the International Society of Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR), the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), and the National Association for Social Workers (NASW). He received his undergrad (BA) from The Ohio State University, Master’s (MA) in Education from Mercy College, and MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work. Timothy also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mankind Project International, a 401(c)(3) non-profit organization where he facilitates emotional literacy and leadership training for men of all ages.

Christina Hutchins Psy.D.

Child & Adult Psychologist

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Dr. Hutchins is a licensed clinical child psychologist and adult psychologist, specializing in psychotherapeutic treatment of ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma recovery, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and severe and persistent mental illnesses. Dr. Hutchins completed her clinical training at Kings County Hospital Center, part of New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corporation. She has also held training and staff positions with Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Diversified Health Services, and New York University Child Study Center. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Long Island University- Post. She is trained in behavioral analysis/modification, cognitive and behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and domestic/family violence.  Dr. Hutchins has conducted research examining effectiveness of DBT in improving family relationships and decreasing depression, suicidality, and emotional distress among adolescent and adult clients.  Dr. Hutchins is currently accepting clients at our Downtown Brooklyn location.

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