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Dr. Ilan Levinson

Dr. Ilan Levinson

Is a board certified psychiatrist who licensed in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Dr. Levinson has more than 20 years of experience in the field of psychiatry. He treats both adults and children.

Dr. Levinson published paper of his research of Schizophrenia Dementia and addiction problems. He is certified to prescribe Suboxone to patients with Opioid Dependence.
Dr. Levinson appeared numerous times in different court as an expert witness in the field of Psychiatry. He serves the exclusive psychiatric consultant for public defender’s office of Monroe County.
Dr. Levinson has experience in the treatment of children with various psychiatric disorders:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autistic Disorder (ASD)
  • Mood Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

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Yael Omer

Yael OmerOwner and FounderTenafly Therapy Group

MA, BA degrees in Special Education,
Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Yael completed the Applied Behavior Analysis for Typical Development and Special Education

Graduate Certificate Program at Tel – Aviv University.

She has worked in the field of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) for more than 10 years as a lead Therapist and Supervisor. As a Supervisor, she provided program development, training, and supervision for both home programs and school districts.

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Dr. Beth Bochner

Dr. Beth BochnerPhD, LMSW


Dr. Beth Bochner is a Psychotherapist specializing in children, adolescents and adults.

She is also a Parenting Consultant who provides Parenting Workshops and Support Groups. Dr. Bochner received her Masters Degree and Doctorate in Clinical Social Work from New York University and has since had over 20 years of experience helping families. She has also done extensive research in the area of Postpartum Depression.

In addition, Dr. Bochner ran the Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Programs at Jacobi Hospital in New York for many years.

Her career is now focussed on her private practice in Englewood, NJ where she is also a frequent guest lecturer and group facilitator at local schools and community centers.

Furthermore, Dr. Bochner is currently running pyscho-educational support groups covering a wide range of parenting and psychology topics such as:

how to deal with sibling rivalry
how to deal with stress
how to sleep train your baby
how to build self esteem

Dr. Bochner is known for her compassionate approach and caring, clinical skills. She lives in Tenafly, NJ with her husband and three children.

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Kristen McCloskey

Kristen McCloskeyMsed. BCBASupervising BCBA


Kristen comes to Tenafly Therapy Group with 20 years experience in education.

First in general education teaching primary grades. Then, in special education as a head teacher for Bergenfield Board of Education. During her teaching career Kristen became interested in Applied Behavior Analysis. She obtained her BCBA in 2010 and subsequently, opened her own private practice. During this time she supervised a team of 65 program coordinators and behavior technicians. Kristen MCCloskey BCBA & Associates (KMBCBA) delivered ABA services to over 100 families in Bergen, Rockland, Hudson, Essex and Ocean Counties. Throughout her tenure with KMBCBA, Kristen delighted in training, therapists, famillies, classroom teachers and paraprofessionals in all aspects of ABA. In addition to her duties as Supervising BCBA, Kristen spent countless hours advocating for her clients at Child Study Team meetings securing appropriate placements and special services to best meet their needs.

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Karen Goldberg

Karen Goldberg(LSW, BCBA),Licensed Social Worker, NJ Certified School Social Worker, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.



Karen Goldberg, has been working in private special education schools in New Jersey

for the past six years, providing social skills training, individual and group counseling, and behavior management programs. Karen has experience working with children and adolescents ages 5-21, and also offers counseling to their parents and families. Karen has attended various workshops and conferences that focus on developing and strengthening social skills in children and adolescents, and is very excited to work with the children and families at Tenafly Therapy Center.

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Marion Gonzales

Marion GonzalesM.S., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist



Marion is a skilled, P.R.O.M.P.T. and oral-motor trained, New Jersey based SLP.

Marion specializes in one-on-one treatment that is personalized to each clients needs and abilities.

She has over 10 years’ experience in treating speech, language and cognitive disorders. Including Apraxia, Autism, Motor planning problems, Articulation, Language Disorders – Expressive and Receptive, Auditory Processing, Pragmatic Language, Attention Deficit, Augmentative Communication, Developmental Delays, Neurogenic Disorders, Sensory, Social and Behavioral Deficiencies, Learning Disabilities, Auditory Attention, Discrimination and Processing.

Marion has worked extensively within Public and Private Schools – Preschool disabled through High School, Early Intervention, and Clinic Settings.

Screenings and evaluations are also provided when needed.

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Rachel Erlich

Rachel ErlichOTR/LOCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST



Rachel has been working as a pediatric OT in the last 30 years.

She is specializing in Sensory Integration, and using Hand Writing Without Tears. She has worked with kids ages ranging 0-10 with different developmental delays; in the school system, outpatient developmental centers and in the NJ Early Intervention programs. Emphasis is on incorporating child and family needs and providing professional and personal services in order to enhance child development.

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