Amy L. Gross, Ph.D.
I am Dr. Amy Gross, a New York state licensed clinical and school psychologist in White Plains with more than 20 years of experience providing psychological services to children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of concerns.
Background and Education
I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was awarded my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from St. John’s University. I also hold a New York State School Psychology Certificate.
I have more than 20 years of experience as a therapist, educator, administrator, researcher, author and clinical supervisor. I completed an accredited internship program at The Children’s Village and I led the pre-adolescent team at the Child and Adolescent Day Hospital at Long Island Jewish Hospital.
I was an integral member of the NYU Child Study Center Child and Family Recovery Program, a team that provided mental health services to traumatized children and staff in the NYC downtown schools in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. I have been active in the education and training of psychiatric residents at NYU and I was the internship coordinator for school psychology graduate students at St. John’s University.
I am the founding Clinical Director of COPE-Camp Erin NYC, a bereavement camp for children ages 6-17 dealing with a major loss. My involvement with COPE, Connecting Our Paths Eternally, a grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child, began in 1998 as a founding Board Member and I remain an active member of the Advisory Board of COPE today.
I have published, taught and presented on a variety of topics including the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in treatment with children and adolescents, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), child/adolescent anxiety, bullying in schools, the use of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) in the classroom, and parenting programs.
My specialty areas include the treatment of anxiety disorders such as:
- generalized anxiety
- obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- post traumatic stress disorder
- social anxiety
I also see clients for:
- terminal illness
- academic pressure
- coping with life transitions and stressors
- adapting to separation and divorce within the family system
Children and Adolescents:
For the children and adolescents I work with, I am available to collaborate and assist with dialogue with the school when necessary.
In addition, I am able to attend and provide advocacy at Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings.