Dr. Spitz has been practicing psychology for over 25 years focusing primarily on helping individuals who have sustained a brain injury. She has trained and practiced in leading hospitals in New York City, including Rusk Institute at New York University Hospital, New York Presbyterian (Columbia University), Mount Sinai, Bellevue, and Lenox Hill. In this capacity, she has also supervised interns and postdoctoral students in psychology. She has also maintained a thriving private practice.
Dr. Spitz is primarily interested in brain injury of any cause, whether a result of trauma, chronic illness or any other condition. She is committed to helping individuals improve their cognitive and emotional functions either individually or in group settings. This process also involves active participation and involvement of family members which is critical for a successful outcome.
Dr Spitz is a member of the American, New York State and Westchester County Psychological Associations and is on the Alumni Council of Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology.
She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology at New York University (Dean’s Honor List) and her doctoral degree in clinical child school psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.
Dr Spitz enjoys spending time with her husband, children and dog and is fluent in Hebrew.
The aim of this blog is to help people with brain injuries and their families learn to cope with their challenges. If you or someone you know suffers from brain injury, this is the blog for you! My objective is to help you understand this puzzling condition. From time to time I offer tips on my blog to help you tackle your everyday problems and improve the quality of your life. Please feel free to share your own experiences. You will quickly realize that you are NOT alone!