Alexandra Chalfin, MA, is a 2022-2023 clinical psychology extern at Kurtz Psychology Consulting P.C. specializing in the treatment of disruptive behavior disorders and anxiety disorders. She earned a BS in Psychology, with a minor in Hispanic Studies, at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, and an MA in General Psychology from Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY. Currently, Alexandra is pursuing her doctoral degree in School-Clinical Child Psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University. She is completing her doctoral dissertation research in Ferkauf’s Early Childhood Research Lab under the supervision of Dr. Greta Doctoroff.
Alexandra has experience providing interventions for children and adolescents with emotion regulation, executive functioning, and academic, and social deficits. She also speaks Spanish, a skill that she has used professionally in working with parents and families.
Alexandra has received extensive training in evidence-based approaches for children, adolescents, and their families with a wide variety of challenges. She has received training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and in providing cognitive behavioral interventions and academic interventions to children and their families. She also has extensive experience conducting comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents and conducting feedback sessions with parents.
Prior to Kurtz Psychology Consulting, Alexandra received training at Montefiore Medical Center’s Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (RFK CERC); the Parnes Clinic at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology; and Purchase Elementary School and Louis M. Klein Middle School in Harrison, NY.