About Dr. Scafidi

My Qualifications and Background

I completed my Undergraduate education at the University of Rochester, and received my Master's and Ph.D. from Rutgers University.  I then completed my Predoctoral Internship at Westchester Jewish Community Services.  Most recently, I served as the Clinical Director of The Center For Behavior Therapy in White Plains.  I have worked in private practice, community mental health clinics, university counseling centers, and schools.  I have worked with adults, adolescents, and children, and have provided individual, family, couples, and group therapy.  I have also done quite a bit of teaching, having been a Lecturer at Rutgers University and the State University of New York - Purchase College, teaching course such as Infant and Child Development, Adolescent Development, and Abnormal Psychology.  I have also have trained mental health professionals in CBT techniques, including treatment of Depression and Anxiety Disorders.  I am an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Westchester County Psychological Association.  Finally, I love what I do.  I find my work, gratifying, fascinating, and enormously fulfilling.  I care deeply for the people with whom I work, and make their wellbeing my priority.