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Pria Alpern, PhD


Dr. Alpern completed her B.A. in Psychology and Art History, magna cum laude, at Georgetown University. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus. She trained at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Alpern's postdoctoral fellowship at the Rosemary Furman Counseling Center at Barnard College included specializations in late adolescence, early adulthood, and trauma.

Dr. Alpern has specialized, post-graduate training in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders from Postpartum Support International. She is an EMDRIA-certified EMDR clinician, and is a graduate of the EMDR Clinical Affiliate Program at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP) Trauma Treatment Center. Dr. Alpern serves on the Executive Committee of the Integrative Trauma Program at NIP. She is also a special adjunct clinical professor at LIU Brooklyn. 

Nirit Gordon, PhD

Dr. Gordon has specialized training in trauma treatment and young adulthood. In her clinical work, she integrates relationship-focused, trauma-informed treatment with evidence-based techniques, including EMDR. Dr. Gordon has trained in multiple settings both in Israel and in New York City treating adults and adolescents, including City College Counseling Center, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Trauma-Focused Program, Women’s Health Project and The National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP). Dr. Gordon currently serves on the executive committee of the Integrative Trauma Program at NIP and is an adjunct professor at New York University.

Originally from Israel, Dr. Gordon completed her B.A. in social work from Tel Hai College in Israel with a specialization in the treatment of trauma and post-trauma. She received her M.A. from the Transdisciplinary Violence and Trauma Studies Program at New York University and completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at New York University’s Department of Applied Psychology.