Elissa Savrin, Ph. D.
(license # 1852)
Dr. Elissa Savrin is a Senior Partner at Short Hills Associates. She received her Bachelor degree from Cornell University and her Masters degree and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She completed a Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Rochester School of Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital.
Dr Savrin has expertise in the treatment of:
Terence Kearse, Ph. D.
(license # 2619)
Dr. Terence Kearse is a Senior Partner at Short Hills Associates in Clinical Psychology. He received both his Masters degree and Doctoral degree from the City University of New York. Dr. Kearse has been in private practice for more than 25 years and specializes in the individual treatment of children adolescents and adults. He also has many years of experience in marital and parent counseling.
Dr. Kearse has expertise in the treatment of:
Barry Helfmann: PsyD
Dr. Helfmann is a Senior Partner at Short Hills Associates. He is a licensed psychologist who has provided consultations and therapeutic services to adults, couples, groups and teenagers for over 35 years.
He has previously been managing partner at Short Hills Associates in Clinical Psychology. He served as Director of Professional Affairs for the New Jersey Psychological Association 2005-2017.
He was awarded Psychologist of the Year from the New Jersey Psychological Association and their life- time achievement award in 2015. He was elected President on NJPA and elected President of the American Group Psychotherapy Association in 2018. He was awarded Distinguished Fellow in 2012 from the American Group Psychotherapy Association.
Dr. Helfmann has lectured and written widely on professional practice for mental health providers, ethics, and future health care trends.
Sherrie Smith is an Associate at Short Hills Associates. She earned her MSW in Clinical Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work and is a Certified Group Psychotherapist.
Ms. Smith brings more than 30 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings and specializes in the treatment of individuals, couples and groups. Ms. Smith uses a holistic approach and has experience in a variety of modalities which incorporate best practices.
Ms. Smith has expertise in the treatment of:
Sarah Amador, PhD
Dr. Amador is an Associate at Short Hills Associates. She earned her Masters and Doctorate in Psychology at Hofstra University. She has over 10 years' experience in working with children, adults and families. Dr. Amador primarily uses a cognitive behavioral approach in therapy while building a relationship with her clients.
Dr. Amador is also a certified school psychologist and can provide school consultation services, psychological testing, parent education and training and functional behavioral assessments.
Dr. Amador has expertise in the following areas:
Jessica Auth, Ph. D
license # 4777
Dr. Jessica Auth is a Senior Associate at Short Hills Associates, and has been with the practice since 2009.
Dr. Auth received her Masters degrees and Doctorate from Columbia University. She completed externship trainings at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, working with children, adolescents, and families. She completed her clinical internship at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, working on inpatient units, in the psychiatric ER, and in the outpatient department. Her post-doctoral year was in neuropsychological assessment and remediation. Once licensed, Dr. Auth became the Clinical Director at a day program for young adults in Brooklyn, and later joined the outpatient psychiatry team at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx before moving to New Jersey and joining Short Hills Associates.
Dr. Auth has extensive experience in individual, group, and family treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. She has been running adolescent groups for many years as part of the TAG (Therapeutic Adolescent Groups) program in the practice. She uses psychodynamic and family systems theories to conceptualize cases, and employs cognitive-behavioral and insight-oriented techniques as appropriate. Dr. Auth enjoys making connections with her patients, and within a strong therapeutic relationship, helps patients to move forward by creating and achieving their treatment goals.
Dr. Auth has expertise in the treatment of:
Carla D'Aiello, Psy. D
license # 4322
Mathew Hirsch , Psy. D
license # 4962
Dr. Mathew Hirsch is a Senior Associate at Short Hills Associates. He provides cognitive behavioral and gestalt oriented psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families. He earned his undergraduate degree at University of California, Santa Barbara and his doctoral degree at Pacific University, School of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Hirsch completed his internship training in the Department of Psychiatry at Woodhull Medical Center/NYU Langone Medical Center and completed his post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics at Bellevue Hospital/NYU. He has provided clinical services in a variety of settings and currently his work focuses on anxiety and mood issues in children and teens as well as fostering healthy parent-child relationships. He conducts individual, family, parenting, and group treatment and is the director of Short Hills Associates' teenage group therapy program, TAG.
Dr Hirsch has expertise in the treatment of:
Stuart Isralowitz, Ph. D
license # 4009
Nancy Melendez, Ed.D
license # 4593
Nataliya Osmanova , MD
license # 21MA07564100
Rachael Power, MD.
license # 25MA07710800
Linda Ucko Leiby, LCSW 1
license # 44SC00528300
Linda Ucko-Leiby is a Social Worker and an Affiliate of Short Hills Associates. Billing, insurance questions and appointment information is available by calling her directly at Ext 231. She received her MSW in Clinical Social Work from Smith College and a Psychoanalytic certificate from the Postgeraduate Center for Mental Health. Ms. Ucko-Leiby has dual certifications in both child and family psychotherapy.
Ms. Ucko-Leiby is a Board-certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. She specializes in individual treatment of children and adolescents.
Ms. Ucko-Leiby has expertise in the treatment of: