Dr. Susan J. Lindner received her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Alliant University - California School of Professional Psychology – San Diego, CA. She completed her post-doctoral training at what is formerly known as NS/LIJ Schneider Children's Hospital, New York, as the Program Manager of Project Liberty, a POST 9/11 federally-funded grant serving veterans, families, and the community of Queens County, NY.
With an MBA in Organizational Leadership, Dr. Lindner has served as the Director of Clinical and Counseling Services for the City University of New York, the Director of Clinical Services for the Shield Institute, and staff psychologist for The Center for Psychotherapy. She maintains a private practice - North Shore/South Shore Psychological Services, PLLC - with medical offices located conveniently on Long Island and NYC. She is currently an active board member for The Beacon Group, an esteemed and well-established agency serving the needs for special populations in the tri-state area.
As a solution-focused clinician with an expertise in psychodynamic, behavioral and cognitive approaches to therapy, patients report greater satisfaction, empowerment, and opportunity for positive growth and change. Psychological services within the treatment modalities includes, but is not limited to:
- Conduct brief functional assessment and diagnostic services for patients with a broad range of issues and concerns.
- Utilize advanced psycho-diagnostic skills.
- Demonstrate expertise in using and contemporary interview and psychometric assessment methods for mental disorders and/or behavioral health conditions.
- Provide education to patients and family members regarding mental disorders and best practices approaches to treatment.
- Provide evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, which may include individual, family, and group psychotherapy and psycho-education.
- Provide health behavior change strategies to assist patients in managing chronic medical conditions.
- Provide consultation to health care providers about assessment findings and treatment plan for patients to ensure that care is coordinated, collaborative, and integrated.
- Collaborate with primary care to include mental and behavioral health elements into the existing treatment plan.
- Design, development, and implementation of clinical assessment and/or intervention programs, when indicated.
As a member of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Susan J. Lindner is recognized in her field as a seasoned and expert clinician. She has lectured and presented at medical conferences, grand rounds, and other educational settings. Previously a host of Keeping Life Real with Dr. Susan J. Stone-Lindner on CBS/Sky Radio (www.newskyradio.com), Dr. Lindner can now be found on http://blogtalkradio.com/karmatherapy, Twitter @nypsychologist, Facebook @ KarmaTherapy, or directly at (800) 953-3313.