Dr. Allison Rumelt is a staff psychologist at CBC where she conducts individual, family, and group therapies with children, adolescents, and adults. She earned her master’s degree in applied psychology and doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Long Island University – Post. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Queens College, where she graduated summa cum laude.
Allison has intensive training and experience in providing a variety of evidence-based treatments including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She has also received specialized training in the treatment of anxiety disorders and has particular expertise in working with adolescents and young adults.
Allison completed her postdoctoral fellowship at CBC and was a member of the SAGE team, providing intensive services to young adults. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Center for Anxiety, where she treated individuals across the lifespan presenting with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, mood disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and high-risk behaviors such as suicidality and self-harm. She also served as a psychology extern at Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Northwell Health Zucker Hillside Hospital, where she provided CBT and DBT in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry outpatient clinic and Behavioral Health College Partnership. During these rotations, Allison co-facilitated several groups including DBT skills groups for adults within an intensive outpatient program and young adults as a step-down following psychiatric hospitalization, as well as a multifamily DBT skills group for adolescents and their families. Additionally, at the Pride Healing Center of the LIU-Post Psychological Services Center, Allison worked with family members of LGBTQ+ youth.
Allison has conducted clinical research with both children and adults. Her doctoral dissertation explored parent perspectives on exposure therapy for children and adolescents, and she is currently researching the empirical basis of mobile applications related to parenting. Allison is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and has presented her research at their annual conference.