Emily Cashman, Psy.D.

Email: psydeac@gmail.com

Office Locations:

Connecticut
1720 Post Road East, Suite 211
Westport, CT 06880
203-984-7117
New Hampshire
41 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
203-984-7117

EDUCATION
2005 Yeshiva University Psy. D. School/Child Clinical Psychology
2002 Yeshiva University MS School Psychology
1999 Fairfield University BA Psychology
CERTIFICATION
2007 State of CT Licensed Clinical Psychologist
2007 Trainer of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
POST-DOCTORAL EXPERIENCE
9/05-4/06 Mid-Fairfield Child Guidance Center
Post-Doctoral Clinician
  Provided individual and family therapy for children, adolescents and families.
Collaborated with DCF, schools, and outside providers regularly.
Provided Emergency On-Call Services monthly.
Co-facilitated children, parent, and multi-family groups.
4/06-9/06 Prospects Extended Day Treatment Program
Primary Clinician
  Carried a caseload of approximately 8 chronically mentally ill clients.
Administrative duties included crisis de-escalation, overseeing staff duties, and facilitating team meetings.
WORK EXPERIENCE
1/08-pres Private Practice, Westport, CT
  Comprehensive Psychological Evaluations.
Records Review.
Co-Direct “Kids Quest,” group program for children and adolescents.
Treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of psychological problems (e.g. ASD’s, depression, anxiety, personality disorders).
9/07-7/09 Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health, Right Track Extended Day Treatment
Program Coordinator
  Carry a caseload of chronically mentally ill adjudicated adolescents.
Conduct all intakes and evaluations.
Administrative duties include restructuring the Program, developing a Token Economy, supervision of Masters level staff, professional development.
Facilitate Rounds and Treatment Reviews.
Collaborate with DCF liaisons, juvenile probation officers, and caregivers.
Supervisor for St. Vincent’s externship training program.
10/06-8/07 Prospects Extended Day Treatment Program
Assistant Director
  Carry a caseload of approximately 6 chronically mentally ill clients.
Co-facilitate parent groups weekly.
Regular collaboration with DCF, Juvenile Probation, and inpatient hospitals.
Conduct intakes with parents, children, DCF, and other providers.
Administrative duties include weekly supervision of Bachelor’s and Master’s level counselor’s, weekly insurance reviews, professional development and training.
Co-facilitate treatment reviews, staff and team meetings daily.
CLINICAL INTERNSHIP
9/04-8/05 The Consortium of the Clifford Beers Clinic and the Post Traumatic Stress Center
 
  • Provided individual and family therapy for children and adolescents ages 3-17 with difficulties ranging from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (typically as a result of sexual/physical abuse or witnessing domestic violence) to behavioral disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Responsible for collaborating with outside agencies/providers (i.e. Department of Children and Family Services, Partial Hospital Programs, forensic evaluators, schools).
  • Co-facilitated a Trauma Psycho-education group for children aged 10-14.
  • Conducted psychosexual evaluations/risk assessments and intakes for juvenile sex offenders.
  • Conducted comprehensive evaluations of adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Provided individual trauma centered therapy for adults at the Post Traumatic Stress Center.
  • Provided consultation services to social work interns.
  • Provided an in-service on Autism Spectrum Disorders to the clinic.
EXTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
8/03-6/04 White Plains Hospital, Child and Adolescent Services
 
  • Provided individual and family therapy for an outpatient population (ages 4-16).
  • Participated in a multi-disciplinary team, grand rounds, supervision, and bi-weekly case conferences.
  • Wrote treatment plans and reviews, weekly progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  • Conducted psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations.
9/02-6/03 Four Winds Hospital
 
  • Provided individual and family psychotherapy for an inpatient population (ages 8–12).
  • Led and co-led several psychotherapy groups.
  • Responsible for collaborating with parents, school districts, outpatient providers, and agencies (i.e. networking) to develop discharge plans.
  • Wrote treatment plans, weekly case manager notes, treatment reviews, and discharge summaries.
9/01-6/02 Katonah-Lewisboro School District
 
  • Attended child study team meetings weekly to evaluate the status of individual students and make appropriate recommendations for their special needs.
  • Responsible for assessing cognitive abilities and academic achievement.
  • Conducted classroom observations, wrote psychoeducational evaluations, ran a first grade enrichment group, and conducted parent meetings.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1/03-5/04 Yale Child Study Center, Focal Question Clinic
 
  • Assessed young children in need of diagnostic clarification utilizing cognitive, achievement, adaptive behavioral and neuropsychological instruments.
  • Conducted intakes and provided feedback to parents.
9/99-9/01 Fairfield, CT Public Schools
Educational Home Bound Tutor
 
  • Instructed a non-verbal child with Autism to meet academic goals as indicated by the Individualized Education Plan through discrete trial training and floor time techniques.
  • Mainstreamed the child into his public school classroom.
  • Facilitated social interaction between child and non-handicapped peers.
  • Trained new team members in behavioral management and teaching techniques.
  • Participated in a multi-disciplinary team including school psychologist, inclusion specialist, parents, occupational and speech therapists to evaluate academic and therapeutic progress.
2000-2003 Fairfield, CT
Private Tutor and Inclusion Facilitator
 
  • Facilitated socialization of a child with Asperger’s Syndrome in a camp and home environment; private tutoring daily to prepare child for the first through fourth grades.
4/99-9/99 American Institute of Neuro-Integrative Dev., Giant Steps School
Educational Instructor
 
  • Taught children with Autism on a 1:1 basis, following the Individualized Education Plan.
  • Attended each therapy session (Occupational, Music, Speech, and Play) with the child to become proficient in different techniques to use in the classroom.
6/98-9/98 Hall-Brooke Foundation
Mental Health Worker
 
  • Facilitated both adult and children’s groups such as Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution, Assertiveness, Relapse Prevention, and Substance Abuse; participated in a multi-disciplinary team to develop treatment plans and evaluate patient progress.
10/98-4/99 Hall-Brooke Foundation
 
  • Recreation Leader: Carried a case load of approximately 35 patients; charted on each patient’s progress weekly, facilitated groups with several populations, participated in daily multi-disciplinary team meetings.
  • Primary Rehabilitation Representative for dually-diagnosed adults (chronic schizophrenics and substance abusers); duties included assessing patients, planning activities, and facilitating groups such as Recovery Skills, Healthy Lifestyles, and Social Skills.
  • Primary Rehabilitation Representative for children in both in-patient and partial hospital settings; duties included assessing patients, facilitating groups such as Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving, and Goals.