EDUCATION AND TRAINING


Dr. Littman is a native of Westchester County, just north of New York City.  She attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island on a full scholarship and graduated cum laude with undergraduate degrees in biology and semiotics.  She designed independent majors in "Natural Evolution" and "The Creative Expression of American Thought in the 20th Century". 

After graduating from Brown, she attended the Creative Writing Certificate Program at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY.  She also prepared research data for journal publication at the American Health Foundation in Valhalla, NY.

She then attended Yale University, where she completed a third undergraduate major in psychology, as well as the en passant masters level work towards the doctoral degree in clinical psychology.

After relocating, Dr. Littman completed her doctoral studies and was awarded a PhD in clinical psychology by the doctoral program at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.

She interned at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for two years--one inpatient and one outpatient, with rotations in neuropsychology, emergency care, and substance abuse.  After receiving her degree, she worked in community mental health.  She created and supervised the ADHD Service at the Center for Preventive Psychiatry in Yonkers, NY. 

Dr. Littman was an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Education at Pace University, where she designed and taught a course on Individual Differences in Special Needs Students.  This developmental perspective course became a requirement for training teachers respecializing in special education.


She has pursued advanced training in the neurobiology of ADHD, early chronic trauma, crisis intervention, and eating disorders.

Dr. Littman was a member of the first mental health delegations to travel to Tibet in 2007 and to Cuba in 2009.
She presented on Emotional Healing in Tibet: Implications for Psychotherapy at the American Psychological Association Convention in 2008.

She is a member of the professional advisory board of SmartKids with Learning Disabilities.

She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Westchester County Psychological Association (WCPA), the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD), Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD), and the National Association for Adults with ADHD (ADDA).


 

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