Abby Rotter M.S., is a psychology extern at CBC where she conducts individual, family, and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. She is currently a fourth-year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Long Island University (LIU), Post Campus. Abby earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Boston University and her Master’s Degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from LIU Post.
Abby is intensively trained in both Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She works with clients presenting with a range of problems and disorders, including anxiety, depression, self-harm, emotion dysregulation, and suicidal ideation. Prior to her clinical externship at CBC, Abby was a clinical extern at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Behavioral Health Center, where she conducted individual and group psychotherapy with adults on the personality disorders unit. In the year prior, Abby provided individual psychotherapy and psychological assessments at LIU Post’s Psychological Services Center (PSC), a community based mental health clinic. While working at the PSC, Abby also treated gender and sexual minority clients.
Abby’s current research at LIU Post concerns client suicidal behavior. Abby has also worked as a research assistant at Columbia University Irving Medical Center where she worked on a study regarding young adults in the criminal justice system. In addition, Abby previously worked as a research assistant at Northeastern University on a study regarding the impact of language on subsequent emotion perception.