Dr. Cohodas is a licensed psychologist who received her doctorate in Clinical Child/School Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University in 1993. In 2006, she completed a post doctorate in Neuropsychology from the Fielding Institute.
Dr. Cohodas’ most recent clinical practice scope has included working with the elderly in rehabilitation and nursing care and pediatric hematology/oncology patients and families.
She specializes in providing neuropsychological evaluations, advocating for services in schools, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and running parent and children support groups incorporating stress reduction and visual imagery in order to reduce pain and anxiety.
Prior to her work in hospitals on Long Island, Dr. Cohodas was a member of a hospital-sponsored school based health initiative between New York State, Lenox Hill Hospital and P.S. 11/The Clinton School in New York City, where she provided services for the families of children with learning issues, including evaluation, therapy and advocacy.
Dr. Cohodas has been a staff psychologist at the Jewish Board Family and Children Services, Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center and Winthrop University Hospital Cancer Center for Kids. She has also served as Clinical Director of BCPC’s hospital based day treatment program. She is an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College. Dr. Cohodas currently maintains a private practice in both NYC and Long Island.
Dr. Cohodas is a member of the American Psychological Association and the New York State Psychological Association.