In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast with Andrea Vacca, we welcome guest Dr. Leah Younger, Clinical Director of Younger Psychology. Younger Psychology, located in Long Island and New York City, offers evaluation and therapeutic services for individuals and families involved in separation and divorce matters.
Tune in to this episode as Dr. Younger talks about:
* The reason she moved on from being a Forensic Psychologist
* Encouraging parents to think about the children's support needs
* Exposure to conflict and maintaining relationships
* Attitude towards children going to spend time with an ex-spouse
* How much time should each parent have with the kids
Leah R. Younger, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in New York State. After working in elementary schools and child inpatient settings, Dr. Younger obtained postdoctoral training and has been practicing in the fields of child and forensic psychology since.
In her current role as Clinical Director of Younger Psychology, Dr. Younger provides a wide range of child and divorce-related services. These include performing assessments and therapeutic interventions with diverse populations of children, adults, and families.
Dr. Younger also provides trial consultation services, including testifying as an expert witness and conducting peer review. Dr. Younger performs these functions for families involved in Family and Supreme Courts of Nassau County, Richmond County, Kings County, Queens County, and New York County.
Across the services she provides, Dr. Younger applies her knowledge of psychology to each matter, promoting the understanding, sensitivity, and meaningful decision-making of her clients and other involved professionals.
Dr. Younger has also been a member of the undergraduate psychology department at Mercy College, where she was an instructor on childhood and adolescent psychopathology. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Pace University’s doctoral program, teaching infant assessment.
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