Lana Tenaglia is a psychology extern at CBC where she conducts individual, family, and group therapies with children, adolescents and adults. She is currently a fourth-year doctoral student in the School Psychology Program at St. John’s University. She graduated from Marist College with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and acquired her Master’s Degree in School Psychology from St. John’s University. Lana has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), including its application to children, adolescents, and adults in outpatient and school settings. While at CBC, Lana has received extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She currently provides individual DBT and co-leads DBT skills training groups.
During her practicum experiences at the St. John’s Center for Psychological Services, Lana received extensive training in psychoeducational assessment and CBT. She completed comprehensive evaluations of behavioral and learning disorders for clients across the lifespan. In addition, Lana provided evidence based treatment to children, adolescents and adults presenting with depression, substance abuse, anxiety, and interpersonal difficulties.
Lana is currently a psychology extern at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City. She specializes in conducting and administering “Competency to Stand Trial” and “Criminal Responsibility” evaluations. Lana provides crisis intervention to inmates with suicidal ideation and symptoms of psychosis. In addition, she provides evidence-based treatment to inmates presenting with a wide range of clinical concerns.
As a School Psychology Intern at the Garden City Union School District, Lana conducted comprehensive cognitive, social-emotional/behavioral, and educational assessments. In addition, she implemented CBT with elementary school students and consulted with teachers to create behavioral plans to support students with various referral concerns. Lana’s research interests include the utilization and effectiveness of mindfulness and relaxation training techniques for adolescents. Lana is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists.