Staff Therapist

DBT Center

BIOGRAPHY

Ms. Rotman works with adults and adolescents in the DBT Center.

Ms. Rotman completed her undergraduate degree at Barnard College/Columbia University. After college, she completed several years of coursework in psychiatry and pharmacology at the Medical School for International Health at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel). She then went on to earn a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at the Columbia University School of Social Work.

Ms. Rotman has considerable experience in the assessment and treatment of suicide, including delivery of DBT. She completed intensive training in DBT and DBT-PE (prolonged exposure for the treatment of trauma and PTSD) through Behavioral Tech, trained in the DBT program at Columbia University School of Social work (directed by Dr. André Ivanoff), and provided DBT services for adolescents and adults at Seamen’s Society for Children and Families. Additionally, she has comprehensive training in motivational interviewing and alcohol and chemical dependency and provided clinical services at the New York State Office of Mental Health Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center.

Mr. Rotman has been a member of research teams at Hofstra University and SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She strongly values providing evidence-based treatment for a variety of challenging problems, including personality and anxiety disorders.

Ms. Rotman is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF).

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