Dr. Binensztok also ran a special evidence-based group for clients with schizophrenia at the National Alliance for Mental Illness and served as the mental health counselor for a state college for two years. Currently, she is in private practice where her focus is on anxiety and depressive disorders, complex trauma, and relationships/families.
Dr. Binensztok has been teaching psychology and human services at the college level for more than seven years and now teaches graduate courses in counselor education. She has experience supervising counselors in training and created a reflective practice protocol designed to expedite acquisition of expertise by counselors. This protocol was found to be effective for improving procedural knowledge, through a quasi-experimental study.
Dr. Binensztok is the co-author of two texts, several chapters, articles, and a treatment manual. She frequently presents at both local and national conferences. She also serves on the fundraising committee for a local nonprofit that helps youth aging out of foster care and on the editorial board of the American Journal of Family Therapy.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Specialty Practice Areas: Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Complex Trauma, Schizophrenia
Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Schizophrenia
Certified TeleMentalHealth Provider