Dr. Dunn's Approach
Dr. Dunn's integrative clinical approach infuses existential/humanistic, interpersonal, systemic, and cultural elements, with cognitive and behavioral change techniques and principles. She believes that change happens through a combination of understanding (i.e., emotional and intellectual insight ) and concrete behavioral changes.
Dr. Dunn brings her passion for holistic wellness, and compassion for others to her therapeutic work. Please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Dunn to ask questions about her practice. She has limited daytime availability at her private practice in River Vale, New Jersey, with the last available appointment at 2PM.
Consistent with the scientist-practitioner model of psychotherapy, Dr. Dunn integrates empirically-based change principles in her therapeutic work. As a professor, she stays abreast of recent developments in the psychological literature. See below for some of her sample articles.
About Dr. Dunn
Please feel free to call or email Dr. Dunn to learn more about her or her practice. She is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey (license # 5656) and New York (license # 019544) with over a decade of experience including research, teaching, supervision, and clinical service delivery.
Dr. Dunn works full-time as a psychology faculty member at Saint Elizabeth University in Morristown, NJ where she is the Director of the Doctoral Program, and teaches courses to undergraduate, MA, and doctoral students, and conducts research on various psychological topics. Her private practice is part-time and during the morning and early afternoon hours, with select evening hours.
Dr. Dunn has particular expertise in working with adults experiencing "perfectionism," anxiety, and problems at work or in relationships. Although her practice is mostly comprised of adults, she has training and expertise in working with teens as well. She is bilingual (English & Spanish) and underscores the importance of cultural sensitivity and competency in her clinical work.