About Kurtz Psychology

Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC was formed in 2014 to serve the needs of children and families facing emotional, behavioral, and other psychological challenges.

The founder, Dr. Steven Kurtz, is an internationally recognized expert in child psychology with specializations in a number of areas, including but not limited to ADHD, oppositional and defiant behavior, anxiety, and educational challenges.  He also is the founder of the Selective Mutism Programs at both the NYU Child Study Center and the Child Mind Institute.  He created the Brave Buddies & Mighty Mouth programs, serving the needs of children around the globe with selective mutism.

Dr. Kurtz is one of only 21 certified Master Trainers in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy(PCIT) – a gold standard treatment for young children with oppositional and defiant behaviors, often co-occurring with other disorders such as ADHD, anxiety, or autism spectrum disorder. Click here for more information on upcoming training dates.

Kurtz Psychology Consulting, PC works with families, schools, and agencies in a strength-based model to build skills that help change interactions.

Our team of professionals provides:

  • Behavioral treatment to individuals and families
  • Consultation to schools and agencies on child mental health issues
  • Training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Training in Selective Mutism and other child anxiety disorders
  • Clinical supervision to professionals on EBTs (Evidence-Based Treatments)
  • Inservice training to education, mental health, speech language and other professional groups
  • Workshops to community organizations

Call 212-658-0110 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Or email info@kurtzpsychology.com.

  • Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP

    Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP is an internationally recognized and leading clinician in the treatment of children’s behavioral problems and disorders. He is a renowned …

    Founder & President
  • Kate Gibson, PsyD, ABPP

    Kate Gibson, PsyD, ABPP is a licensed clinician psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), …

    Senior Psychologist & Training Director
  • Caroline Harvey, PsyD

    Caroline Harvey, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist. ​Dr. Harvey provides individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and parents utilizing evidence-based approaches.  She specializes in …

    Clinical Psychologist
  • Carly Mayer, PsyD

    Carly Mayer, Psy.D., is our Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow for 2018-2019. Dr. Mayer is a New York State Certified School Psychologist. She completed her doctoral and master’s degrees …

    Postdoctoral Fellow & Certified NY State School Psychologist
  • Rachel Kupferberg, MS

    Rachel Kupferberg, MS, is our 2018-2019 Doctoral Psychology Extern and Practicum Therapist. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Binghamton University, and …

    Practicum Therapist
  • Michael Friedman, BA

    Michael Friedman, BA is a therapist working on his doctorate in clinical psychology. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel …

  • Mivi Joseph, BS

    Mivi Joseph, BS is our Administrative Coordinator and first point of contact for the families we work with. Mivi graduated with her Bachelor’s degree …

    Administrative Coordinator
  • Charlotte Quincoses, BA

    Charlotte Quincoses, BA is our Administrative Coordinator of Special Projects for PCIT International’s Continuing Education Task Force, and Kurtz Psychology’s Selective Mutism programs, …

    Admininstrative Coordinator of Special Projects
  • Jennifer Schild, BS

    Jennifer Schild, BS is a Senior Research Assistant at Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC. Jen graduated in 2017 with her Bachelor’s degree from NYU Steinhardt School …

    Senior Research Assistant
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