Dr. Dina Siegel is a postdoctoral fellow at CBC where she conducts individual, family and group therapies with children, adolescents and adults. Dina earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Yeshiva University and her Master’s and Doctor of Psychology degrees in School Psychology from Rutgers University.
Dina has been intensively trained in both Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She has also received advanced training in various evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT). Dina strives to incorporate the latest research into treatment in a down to earth and collaborative manner. She is particularly interested in compassionately using behavioral treatments to alleviate anxiety and childhood behavior problems. She completed her APA accredited internship through the CBT program at WellSpan Philhaven. Throughout internship, she received ongoing supervision and didactic training from experts in CBT. She provided individual and family-based therapy for individuals with anxiety, depression, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and personality disorders. She also provided brief behavior consultation for clients and physicians in a primary care setting, for those struggling with medical and emotional disorders.
Prior to her internship, Dina completed practicums in both school-based and outpatient mental health settings. While working at the Rutgers Tourette Syndrome Clinic, she provided evidence-based treatment for individuals diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). She also designed and implemented a parent group workshop on the role of the support person in treatment for Tourette’s Syndrome. In addition, she completed a clinical practicum at Academics West, where she provided individual CBT and provided behavioral support and crisis management as part of the therapeutic milieu. Dina also completed a school internship at Highland Park Middle and High School in New Jersey, where she completed psychoeducational assessments, participated in CSE meetings, and provided individual school-based counseling for middle school students.
Dina’s clinical and research interests include dissemination and implementation of evidence-based interventions through collaboration with schools. Her knowledge of the school system enables her to help families effectively collaborate with teachers and navigate the special education process. She has been involved in several research projects with the aim of increasing access to care in schools and the community.