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ABCT Convention 2016
Dine with a New Yorker

Professional Dinners

Friday 7:30pm

  1. Deena Abbe, Ph.D.
  2. •  Bio: Deena Abbe, PhD is a clinical psychologist working in private practice, primarily with children. She specializes in behaviorally challenging children, those with feeding disorders, and children who are medically fragile.

    •  Restaurant: Carmine's (has gluten free options) 200 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 (Family-style Italian)

  3. Martha Sparks, Ph.D.
  4. •  Bio: A clinical psychologist by training, I oversee the mental health teams and provide direct clinical services in two HIV primary care clinics. I am the site PI of an R01 investigating a Motivational Interviewing/CBT intervention for people living with HIV who engage in hazardous substance use.

    For ticketed events attendees must sign in and sign out and complete and return an individual evaluation form. For general sessions attendees must sign in and sign out and answer particular questions in the CE booklet regarding each session attended. The booklets must be handed in to ABCT at the end of the Convention. It remains the responsibility of the attendee to sign in at the beginning of the session and out at the end of the session.

    •  Restaurant: Chelsea Market 75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011 and walk on the Highline (A number of great food options and then a walk on our elevated park)

Saturday 7:30pm

  1. David Bricker, Ph.D.
  2. •  Bio: David Bricker is a long time member of ABCT and a lifelong New Yorker with the exception of a 9-year relocation to learn CBT. He has many years of experience in individual and couples therapy and supervision. For many years he has been active in the Schema Therapy community and most recently has been studying the recent work of David Burns and his colleagues in TEAM-CBT.

    •  Restaurant: Carmine's (has gluten free options) 200 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 (Family-style Italian)

Student Dinners

Friday 7:30pm

  1. S. Jenny Klein
  2. •  Bio: S. Jenny Klein is a clinical psychology doctoral student at Long Island University-Post. She is an intern at Northwell Long Island Jewish Zucker Hillside Hospital. Her clinical interests are broad and she is trained in both psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapies. She spent the last year externing at New York-Presbyterian Hospital working with individuals with personality disorders within a dialectical behavior therapy framework. Her personal interests include yoga and traveling.

    •  Restaurant: Patsy's Pizzeria 206 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022 (Italian/Pizza)

  3. Sheina Godovich
  4. •  Bio: Sheina Godovich is a native New Yorker currently in her first year of the Catholic University of America clinical psychology program in Washington, DC. She is interested in interventions for child psychopathology and dissemination of these interventions. In ABCT, she is part of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety SIG and Dissemination and Implementation SIG.

    •  Restaurant: Calle Ocho The Excelsior Hotel, 45 W 81st St, New York, NY 10024 (Nuevo Latino)

Saturday 6:30pm

  1. Rebecca Kason and Samuel Greenblatt
  2. •  Bio: Rebecca Kason is a 4th year doctoral student at LIU Post's PsyD program. She graduated with her Bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware and currently holds a Master's degree from LIU Post. She spent three years as a member of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy lab at LIU-Post and two years as a member of LIU-Post's trauma team. She is particularly interested in treating underserved children that have experienced trauma through the use of play therapy. Her current research interest focuses on clinicians' experiences working with families on child psychiatric inpatient units.

    •  Bio: Samuel Greenblatt is a 4th year doctoral student at LIU Post's PsyD program. He graduated with his Bachelor's degree from the Rutgers University and currently holds a Master's degree from LIU Post. He spent three years as a member of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy lab at LIU-Post. His current clinical experience includes applying EX/RP to OCD clients; previously he worked with incarcerated youth. His current research interest focuses on clinician's challenges in implementing DBT for adolescents.

    •  Restaurant: Kenka Sushi 25 St. Marks Place, New York, NY 10003 (Japanese/Sushi)

    If you are interested in participating in one of these dinners, you can sign up for the dinners at the Local Arrangements Table in the Registration area on the 5th Floor of the New York Marriott Marquis beginning Friday, October 28 during the convention. You can also e-mail our Local Arrangements Chair, Becca Skolnick with your name, the dinner you want to attend, and cell phone number to RebeccaBSkolnick@gmail.com. Note that space is limited. As a reminder, each participant is responsible for paying for their own meal. The dinner hosts will reach out to participants to coordinate a meeting time and place. Their cell phone numbers will be provided.

     

     

 

 

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