Elaina Servidio, PsyD, is a postdoctoral fellow at CBC. Dr. Servidio earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fordham University where she graduated cum laude. She works full-time at CBC with children, adolescents, adults and families and provides neuropsychological evaluations.
Dr. Servidio has expertise and training in the delivery of evidence-based treatments. She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and received extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depressive disorders. She specializes in evidence-based treatments for anxiety, depression, OCD, trauma, ADHD, and personality disorders.
Dr. Servidio completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care. While on internship, she treated children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mood, anxiety, trauma, substance use, personality and psychotic disorders in outpatient and acute partial hospital settings. In addition, she conducted neuropsychological evaluations with individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Servidio ran CBT groups, substance use groups, and DBT skills groups with adults and provided individual evidenced-based trauma treatment to children, adolescents and adults diagnosed with PTSD.
Dr. Servidio has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She worked in an outpatient community based clinic where she treated clients with a variety of anxiety and mood disorders. Dr. Servidio held an externship position at CBC previously, where she treated children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety, OCD, ADHD, depression and personality disorders. She also conducted individual executive functioning skills training with adults, conducted neuropsychological evaluations, and co-led a CBT for social anxiety disorder group with adolescents. Her previous clinical training includes an externship at Four Winds Hospital on an inpatient unit. At Four Winds, she provided individual therapy and led DBT skills groups with adolescents with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and suicidal and self-harm behaviors. She gained further experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse adults in an outpatient setting as an extern at the Dorothy Bennett Behavioral Health Center at Stamford Hospital. There she provided both individual and group therapy to clients with diagnosed mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.
Dr. Servidio conducted research at Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center on the prevention of depression in adolescents. She is a member of several professional psychological associations including the American Psychological Association, the New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the New York State Psychological Association.