Director, Clinical Psychology Doctoral ProgramProfessor of Psychology
B.A., Mt. Holyoke CollegeM.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University
Director of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program and professor of psychology, specializing in cognitive-behavioral interventions with children and adolescents, adolescent anger control, and family violence. Current scholarly and research interest include RCT (Relational Cultural Theory) and clinical supervision. She received her Ph.D. from West Virginia University in 1979 and her New York State Certification in Psychology in 1981. Dr. Feindler has been a member of the New York State Board of Psychology and the State Department of Education since 1989. She has also served as a board member with the Suffolk County Headstart Mental Health Advisory Board, the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., the Advisory Board of the Nassau County Psychological Association, the APA Commission on Violence and Youth and the Nassau County Services to Rape Victims. She has worked as a consultant with the Adolescent Anger Control Project at Sagamore Children's Center, Melville, New York, the APA Task Force on Violence and the Family, and the New York City Public Schools, District 75. She has presented papers and conducted workshops both in the United States and in Canada, as well as on national TV and at Riker's Island. She is a founding board member of ICART: International Center for Aggression Replacement training. She is featured in a training video on ART: Aggression Replacement Training. Currently her focus is on clinical training and supervision.
Dr. Feindler's Curriculum Vitae
Adolescent Behavior, Children and Families in Crisis, Domestic Violence, Clinical Supervision and Family Therapy. Cognitive-behavioral interventions with children and adolescents, adolescent anger control, clinical psychology training.
Feindler, E., S. Jenny, Klein & Smith, T. (2016) Innovative PsyD Training: An alumni mentorship program enhances relational competencies. Submitted to Training and Education in Professional Psychology.
Feindler, E.L., Gerber, M. & Engel, E. (2016) Program Evaluation Challenges: Is Aggression Replacement Training (ART) Effective? Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Science, 4, 2.
Vidair, H., Feyijinmi, G. & Feindler, E. (2016) Termination in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children, Adolescents, and Parents. Psychotherapy, Online availability November.
Feindler, E.L. & Sita, G. (in contract, to be published in 2017). TAME: Teen Anger Management Education: Implementation guidelines for mental health professionals. Research Press, Champaign, ILL.
Vidair, H., Gustafson, P. & Feindler, E.L. (in contract) The Dissertation Guide for Applied Psychology, Oxford University Press, N.Y., N.Y.
Feindler, E.L. & Kahoud, D. (2015) Two sides of a Theoretical coin: Multiple perspectives on training in a dual orientation program. Chapter 14 in J. Bresler & K. Starr (Eds.) Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: An Evolving Synergy Routledge, N.Y., N.Y.
Feindler, E. L. (2014) Transformations of theoretical orientation: A clinician’s personal journey. British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, Vol. 11, 2-12.
Feindler, E. L. & Liebman, M. (2014) Chapter 2: Behavioral Assessment in School Settings in R. Flanagan, K. Allen & E. Levine (Eds.) Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions in the Schools: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice. NY: Springer.
Feindler, E.L. & Byers, A. (2013) CBT with adolescent offenders. Chapter 17 in R.C. Tafrate and D. Mitchell (Eds.), Forensic CBT: A Practitioner’s Guide. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England.
Mahler, M. & Feindler, E.L. (2013) Examining the relationship between leader behavior and group climate for aggressive adolescents in group intervention: A pilot study. Chapter 2 in G. Tully & G. Dolan-Reilly (Eds.) Group Work: An International Conversation on Diversity in Practice, Whiting & Birch, London, England
Feindler, E.L., Gerber, M. & Engel, E. (2012). ART Research and Program Evaluation. Chapter 13 in M. Amendola and R. Oliver (Eds.) The PrePare Curriculum: An Implementation Guide, Research Press: Champaign, Ill.
Feindler, E. & Engel, E. (2011) Assessment and intervention for adolescents with anger and aggression difficulties in school settings.Psychology in the Schools, 48, 243-253.
Feindler, E.L. & Gerber, M. (2011) Youth anger management treatment for school violence prevention. Chapter 30 in S. Jimerson, A. Nickerson, M. Mayer and M. Furlong (Eds.), Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice, 2nd Ed., Routledge: New York, 409-422.
Feindler, E.L. & Padrone, J. (2009). Self-Disclosure in Clinical Supervision. Chapter 20 in A. Bloomgarden and R. Mennuti (Eds.), Psychotherapist Revealed: Therapists Speak About Self Disclosure, Routlege, Taylor and Francis: New York.
Feindler, E.L. (2009). Playful strategies to manage frustration: The Turtle Technique and Beyond. Chapter 19 in A. Drewes (Ed.), Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ.
Feindler, E.L. & Gerber, M. (2007). TAME Teen Anger Management Education. In C.W. LeCroy (Ed.), Handbook of Evidence-Based Treatment Manuals for Children and Adolescents, 2nd Ed., Chapter 6, Oxford University Press: New York.
Editorial Review Board: Practice Innovations, new APA journal sponsored by Division 42 (2016-present)
Editorial Review Board: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice (2013-present)
Guest Reviewer: Training and Education in Professional Psychology (2013-present)
Fellowships: APA Division 42, ABCT