Professional

Expertise

Expertise and Specialized Training:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy

  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

  • Mindfulness Based Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Skills

  • PlayTherapy, Family Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction Model, Twelve Step Model

  • Social Skills Training, Behavioral Management 

  • Early Intervention, Parent Counseling, Dyadic Work

  • Neuropsychology and Assessment

  • Psychotherapy Process and Outcome Research

Clinical

Experience

 

Education

Adult Qualifications:

  • Neuropsychological Psychometrician and Psychotherapist under the Chief of Neuropsychology and Medical Psychology at Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship completed at the Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy in NY, NY under Dr. Steven Phillipson, OCD expert and member of the IOCDF Scientific Advisory Board.

  • Accredited Doctoral Psychotherapist at the Mount Sinai Medical Center located in New York, NY.  Individual, group, and family therapy provided as well as extensive training in early intervention and assessment.  

  • Inpatient Adult Psychotherapist at Beth Abraham Physical Rehabilitation Center in the Bronx, NY.

  • Adult Psychotherapist and psychometrician at the Center for Psychological Services in Garden City, NY.

  • Psychotherapist at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary providing individual, group, and family interventions. Grief counseling, pain management, crisis management.

 

Child and Adolescent Qualifications:

  • Child Psychotherapist and parent-child coach at the Center for Psychological Services in Garden City, NY.

  • School based Psychotherapist, Parent Coach, and developmental consultant at the Alice Brown Early Learning Center: A 63 child learning lab facility, (ages 18 months to the kindergarten year) providing comprehensive support services and educational-based child care to diverse families within the community.

  • Inpatient Psychotherapist, Family Therapist, and Evaluator providing acute psychiatric care to ages 6 - 17 at Sagamore Childrens Psychiatric Center in Dix Hills, NY. 

  • Accredited Doctoral Psychotherapist at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center located in New York, NY.  Individual, group, and family therapy provided as well as extensive training in early intervention and assessment.  

  • Family Therapist: Trained with renowned psychotherapist Peggy Pap of the Ackerman Institute for the Family.  

  • CBT/DBT Trauma Work:  Provided treatment for victims and survivors of traumatic events utilizing the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Trauma Narrative.

  • Supervised predoctoral externs. 

 

ONGOING CLINICAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

  • Psychotherapy Process & Outcome Research Project Garden City, NY. Principal Investigator: Mark Hilsenroth, Ph.D.

  • Research study utilizing ratings of patient functioning and patients’ ratings of process to investigate therapist and patient interactions and their effects on treatment.

  • Responsible for administration of protocol measures, analysis of data, and integration of data for patient feedback and use in numerable research protocols as well as videotaping sessions with the patient’s consent for both research and supervision purposes.

 

 

 

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (APA Accredited) The Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

  • M.A., Clinical Psychology. The Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

  • B.A., Social Psychology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

PUBLICATIONS
  • Lehmann, M. & Hilsenroth, M. (2008) Evaluating Psychological Insight in a Clinical Sample Using the SWAP.  (Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, May 2011).

  • Lehmann, M. & Hilsenroth, M. (2015) Evaluating Pre-Treatment Patient Insight as a Factor in Early Therapeutic Technique. ( Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, July 2015).

  •  Mayotte-Blum, J., Slavin, J., Lehmann, M., Pesale, F., &  Hilsenroth, M. (2010) .  Therapeutic Immediacy Across Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: An Empirical Case Study.  (Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012).

 

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Lehmann, M., Pasalle, F., Blum, J., Slavin, J.. Hilsenroth, M. (2011) Assessing Change During Long Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Using the SWAP-II: A Case Study.  Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Cambridge, Mass.

  • Lehmann, M., Pasalle, F., Blum, J., Slavin, J.. Hilsenroth, M. (2010) Assessing Change During Long Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Using the SWAP-II: A Case Study.  Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Williamstown, Mass.

  • Mayotte-Blum, J., Slavin, J., Lehmann, M., Pesale, F., &  Hilsenroth, M. (2010).  Therapeutic Immediacy Across Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: An Empirical Case Study. Presented at the Society for Personality Assessment North Eastern Conference in Boston, MA

  • Lehmann, M. & Hilsenroth, M. (2008) Evaluating Psychological Insight in a Clinical Sample Using the SWAP.  Panel discussion presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.

  • Mayotte-Blum, J., Becker-Mataero, N., Slavin-Mulford, J., Lehmann, M., Pesale, F., Hilsenroth, M., Fuertes, J., & Gold, J. (2012).  Relation of Therapeutic Immediacy and Affect Intensity Across a Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Virginia Beach, VA.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • American Psychological Association

  • New York State Psychological Association

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

  • International OCD Foundation

  • Society of Personality Assessment

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