Dr. Wendee Schildhaus

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A Trusted Group Therapist in New York City

I have more than 20 years of experience in marriage and family counseling, and I'm licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. If you need a seasoned individual or group therapist near New York City, look no further.


Professional Experience

  • West Bergen Center for Children and Youth, 1999-Present
    Staff Family Therapist & Supervisor
  • Health Resources, May 2002-Present
    Employee Assistance Program Affiliate
  • Harris, Rothberg International, Jan. 2001-Present
    Employee Assistance Program Affiliate
  • Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Oct. 2000-Present
    Psychological Consultant to Ira M. Jacobson, M.D.
    Chief Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Catholic Community Services, Sep. 2002-Dec. 2003
    Clinical Supervisor
  • Bergen Regional Medical Center, May 2001-Dec. 2002
    Director & Psychological Consultant
  • Hudson Milestones, March 2001-Nov. 2001
    Psychological Consultant
  • Culligan Hershman Associates, Sep.1996-2001
    Geriatric Psychologist & Consultant
  • Seton Hall University, 1996-Present
    Educational Specialist, Sept. 1996-Present
    Supervisor, Sept. 1998-Present
  • Boston Children's Services, Sept. 1995-Aug. 1996
    Family Therapist
  • Family Services of Greater Boston, Sept. 1995-Aug. 1996
    Psychological Services/Family Therapy
  • Conley School, March 1996-Aug. 1996
    Group Therapist
  • Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy, August 1995
    Psychology Crisis Intake Worker
  • Boston Regional Medical Center, July 1994-Oct. 1995
    Psychology Clinician (Intern)
  • The Family Center, June 1993-June 1994
    Intern Through the Kantor Family Institute
  • Hospice of Cambridge: Chilton House, Sep. 1992-May 1993
    Intern Through the Kantor Family Institute
  • Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, Sept. 1990-Aug. 1992
    Trainee at the Family Therapy Training Program
  • Family Partnerships, Sep. 1991-Aug. 1992
    Research Assistant
  • Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Sep. 1991-May 1992
    Patient Management Advisor With a Team of Social Workers
  • Southwark Elementary School, Sep. 1990-May 1991
    School Consultant
  • Family Therapy Institute, Downstate Medical Center, July 1990-Aug. 1990
    Critiqued Videotapes of Family Therapeutic Sessions with Supervision Weekly
  • Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, Sep. 1989-May 1990
    Intern, Pre-School Early Intervention Center
  • Valley Youth House; Shelter for Adolescent Runaways, Sep. 1988-May 1989
    Individual & Family Counseling, Conducted Intakes & Led Role Plays
  • Kings County Psychiatric Hospital, July-August 1987-Aug. 1988
    Participant & Observer Group Therapy
  • B.O.C.E.S. Center, May/June 1986-1988
    Aided Small Group Counseling for Emotionally Disturbed & Learning Disabled Children

Formal Education

  • Boston University Graduate, School of Education, 1997
    Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology & Human Development
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research
    Qualitative Life History; Case Study of Couples Whose Marriages Stayed Intact Despite the Loss of Their Child, Assessing How Couples Survive & "Grow" From the Loss
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, 1991-1992
    Post-Masters Certificate Program in Family Therapy
    Certificates Earned: Concentration in Structural & Strategic Family Therapy
  • University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, 1990
    Master of Science in Education in Psychological Services
  • Muhlenberg College, 1989
    Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology
    Dean's List 1986-1989

Family Therapy Training

  • Family Solutions, 1994-1995
  • Kantor Family Institute, 1992-1994
  • Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, 1990-1992

Licensures, Memberships & Honors

  • Licensed — Marriage & Family Therapy in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor, Feb. 2002
  • Certified — Medical Hypnotherapy
  • Clinical Member — American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) — Accreditation Track
  • American Psychological Association (APA) Clinical Membership
  • Children's Group Therapy Association
  • Member — Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Gamma Chapter
    Boston University, School of Education
  • Association for the Advancement of Family Therapy in New Jersey
  • 1996 Partners in Hope Award, Boston Children's Services
    Award for Recognition of Dedication to Children & Families

Research Interests & Lecture Topics

  • Post-Divorce Survival — Learning to Live Again
  • Eating Disorders & Self-Mutilation
  • Eating Disorders & Cutting
  • The Aging Parent — Elder Care Issues
  • The Aging Parent — Death & Dying
  • The Death of a Child — Hope & Help for Counselors