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GLENDA M. INSABELLA, PHD

Licensed Psychologist #4524

Specializations and Expertise:


Warm, empathetic, and passionate about helping clients, Dr. Insabella is committed to providing the best possible care for the families, children, teens, and adults she counsels. After receiving her PhD, she was affiliated with Yale University, where she completed clinical psychology fellowships and co-directed psychology internship training at a Yale School of Medicine community mental health clinic. She also participated in a specialized training given by Dr. Patricia Resnick, co-pioneer of cognitive processing therapy (CPT), a proven treatment for trauma. Dr. Insabella has published on families' adjustment to divorce and remarriage, the collaborative divorce process, and coping with diabetes in adolescence and adulthood. She has also trained schools, clinics, and social service agencies on family and mental health issues.


Education:

PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Virginia

BA, Wesleyan University

Psychoanalytic-Systems Couples Therapy Certification, The Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis of New Jersey


Professional Association Memberships:

New Jersey Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists

American Psychological Association

New Jersey Psychological Association

Essex-Union County Association of Psychologists

Somerset Hunterdon Psychological Association

Contact:

(908) 273-5558 ext 117

"I want to help the individuals, couples, and families I work with recognize and build on their strengths. I meet my clients where they are, whether it's doing exposure treatments (for phobia) outside the office, reading the books clients discuss in session, or creating a safe place where they feel comfortable exploring whatever is causing them distress. I also have a great interest in how families work and how they can be strengthened."