George Sachs PsyD
Child Psychologist & Adult Psychologist
Dr. Sachs is a licensed child psychologist 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 internship and post doctoral work at the Children’s Institute in Los Angeles, where he supervised and trained therapists in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). George Sachs is a Gestalt trained therapist, certified by the Gestalt Associates Training program of 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: “Helping Your Husband with Adult ADD.” Dr. Sachs has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CBS, WPIX and other major media outlets, discussing his unique holistic approach to ADD/ADHD treatment. Dr. Sachs also writes for the Huffington Post. Dr. Sachs is a member of the American Psychological Association and the New York State Psychological Association.
Tim Norman LCSW, M.Ed
Child & Adult Therapist, Child & Adult Neurotherapist
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
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.
Dr. Kyle Lapidus
Child & Adult Psychiatrist
Dr. Kyle Lapidus is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology and device-based neuromodulatory treatments. He received his BA magna cum laude from Harvard University and earned his MD and PhD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Icahn School of Medicine and is currently Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Neurobiology at Stony Brook University, where he also serves as Director of Neuromodulation. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has received numerous honors and awards including the NIMH Outstanding Resident Award and the ERF Cassen Mentoring Award. In addition to his extensive clinical experience with attention, mood, and anxiety disorders, Dr. Lapidus has particular clinical expertise in the management of challenges that do not respond to psychotherapy alone or fail to respond to standard medications. Moreover, Dr. Lapidus has extensive training and experience in both pre-clinical and clinical research on psychiatric illnesses. As demonstrated by multiple scientific publications, Dr. Lapidus has performed pioneering studies related to treatment development, along with predictors of response and other novel approaches to improving patient outcomes and mental health. The goal of treatment provided by Dr. Lapidus is to help you function and feel your best; this is achieved by working together to identify the optimal treatments that will help you.
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