Ann C. Eckardt Erlanger, PsyD, ABPP is a New York State licensed psychologist who holds specialty board certification in Couple and Family Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology and is also credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. She currently serves as the President of the Suffolk County Psychological Association.
Dr. Eckardt Erlanger utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and is an expert in using evidence-based interventions with couples and families to help them function more effectively, especially those in high-stress/high-risk occupations including military service members, law enforcement, physicians, nurses, and other frontline workers. She also has years of experience in developing interventions to build protective factors – that is, identifying potential issues and developing strength-based skills before problems become bigger and more challenging.
Dr. Eckardt Erlanger received a Psy.D. in School-Community Psychology from Hofstra University (2009), completed two summer intensive programs in Structural Family Therapy at the Minuchin Center for the Family (2007, 2008), and was a post-doctoral research associate (2009-2011) and later research director (2011-2017) under Drs. Richard E. Heyman and Amy M. Smith Slep with the Family Translational Research Group (now housed at NYU).
In addition to her practice, Dr. Eckardt Erlanger is an academic and scientist in her roles as an Assistant Professor and Lab Director in the Department of Psychology at Molloy College, and Research Scientist in Graduate Medical Education at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
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