Dr. Deena Abbe is a licensed psychologist with a PhD in Clinical and School Psychology, trained as a cognitive-behavioral therapist, who works with infants, children, adolescents, adults, and their families. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Gifted Children, Tourette’s Syndrome, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Social Skills, Separation Anxiety, Behavioral Disorders, Psychiatric Illness, Children from divorced families, Social Phobia, Aggression, Feeding Therapy, and more. She also specializes in Preschool and Early Intervention Evaluations.
Dr. Abbe consults with parents and teachers in the origination and implementation of behavioral intervention plans, IFSP Plans, IEP’s, and 504 plans. She consults with medical professionals with regard to medication management, and participates and advocates for children at Individualized Family Service Plan and Committee on Preschool Special Education and Committee on Special Education Meetings.
Dr. Abbe is President for the Suffolk County Psychological Association, a council member of the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA), a co-founder of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Division of NYSPA (certified in CBIT), and a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
Dr. Abbe received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees from Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York, and has been practicing since 2001. She lives with her husband and four children on Long Island, New York.
Dr. Abbe has been published in the Suffolk County Psychological Association newsletter, as well as Gluten Free Living.