Rebecca Aryeh, 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 the Clinical Psychology program at Long Island University (LIU), Post Campus. Rebecca earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Yeshiva University, Stern College, and her Master’s Degree in Applied Clinical Psychology at LIU Post.
Rebecca has received intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Rebecca has significant clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults from diverse cultural, religious, developmental, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds presenting with a range of disorders and concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, OCD, psychosis, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, substance use, suicidality and self-harm. Prior to CBC, Rebecca was a psychology extern at Zucker Hillside Hospital, Behavioral Health College Partnership, where she conducted individual and group psychotherapy with young adults on both outpatient and inpatient units. Moreover, she worked at South Shore Cognitive Therapy where she treated children and adolescents with internalizing and externalizing behaviors, conducted parent-training, and ran psycho-educational workshops in various private schools. During the year prior, Rebecca provided individual and couples psychotherapy, as well as psychological assessments at LIU Post’s Psychological Services Center, a community based mental health clinic. She received specialized training to deliver culturally sensitive care to gender and sexual minority clients and their families.
Rebecca currently conducts research at LIU Post and McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Her main interest involves the intersection between religion/spirituality and mental health. Currently, she is focusing on the role of positive and negative religious coping amongst depressed and suicidal individuals. Rebecca is a member of American Psychological Association (APA) and the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA).