About Dr. Kot

Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Clinical and School Psychology
Hofstra University (Accredited by the American Psychological Association)

Master of Arts
Clinical and School Psychology
Hofstra University

Bachelor of Arts
Seton Hall University

Memberships

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Association for Behavior Analysis
New Jersey Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists
New Jersey Psychological Association
Morris County Psychological Association
American Psychological Association

Licensure and Certificates

Licensed for Private Practice of Psychology in the State of New Jersey (#4160)
Licensed for Private Practice of Psychology in the State of New York (#15755)
Certificate in Clinical Supervision granted July 2002 by the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services.

Positions Held

Private Practice
Conduct cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression as well as perform assessments for learning disabilities, attention disorders, and evaluations of emotional functioning.

Clinical Psychologist II
New Jersey Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health Services
Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
Responsibilities: Supervise programs of psychological services including treatment plan development and implementation, coordination with multidisciplinary teams, testing and assessment, as well as conduct individual and group psychotherapy. Also serve as supervisor for psychologists and psychology interns. Promoted from Clinical Psychologist I in 03/05.

Clinical Psychologist I (1/01 to 6/03)
New Jersey Department of Human Services
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Woodbridge Developmental Center
Responsibilities: Supervised programs of psychological services including IHP development and implementation, coordination with multidisciplinary teams, testing and assessment, as well as supervision and evaluation of professionals and non-professionals.

Applied Behavior Specialist
Personal Enrichment Program and Clinic
AHRC Co-Located Day Treatment Program at the Steinberg Vocational Training Center
Responsibilities: Developed and implemented behavior modification plans for a developmentally disabled population. Experience included staff training and supervision. Also conducted individual and group therapy.

Other Professional Positions Held

Site Coordinator
WAIS-IV and WMS-IV Restandardization and Co-Norming Project at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
Responsibilities: Coordinated standardization and administration of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-4th Edition and Wechsler Memory Scales-4th Edition for clinical populations. Served as liaison between Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital and The Psychological Corporation.

Membership Chair (06/06-01/08)
Morris County Psychological Association

Website Chair (06/06-01/08)
Morris County Psychological Association

Steering Committee (03/08-present)
New Jersey Association of Cognitive-Behavior Therapists

Internships

Biobehavioral Institute
Clinical Internship Site
Great Neck, New York
Responsibilities: Performed intensive cognitive-behavior therapy in an individual setting. Worked with interdisciplinary team for the integration of behavioral and psychiatric care. Conducted full psychological batteries on various populations ranging from mild to severe mental illness under direct weekly supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist.

H. Frank Carrey High School
School Psychology Internship Site
Franklin Square, New York
Responsibilities: Served as School Psychologist in performing triennial assessments, initial evaluations and individual and group counseling with a dual-diagnosed adolescent population under direct weekly supervision of a licensed psychologist.

Psychological Evaluation and Research Center
Hofstra University
Responsibilities: Performed full psychological batteries and behavior therapy in an individual setting under direct supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist.

Practicum Experience

Pilgrim State Psychiatric Center
Responsibilities: Worked with chronic schizophrenic populations in a group therapy setting.

Charter Behavioral Health Systems of New Jersey
Responsibilities: Worked with inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol abusing populations conducting psycho-social assessments and group therapy.