Dr. Erika Hollander

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Dr. Erika Hollander has worked as a clinician

20 years in the mental health field.

She is licensed in Florida & New Jersey,

NJ Board Approved Clinical Supervisor.

 

Perhaps what Dr. Hollander is most known for in communities is the ability to work with high stress communications among parents and their children in complex situations.  

          As a professional counselor, she works in collaboration with multiple county and state agencies including Department of Children and Families, Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), Department of Corrections (DOC) and local Schools.  

 

Communication is a delicate matter and relies on trust with not only the clinician but among the family. It is always a good time for families to build better relationships.  

 

EDUCATION     Dr. Hollander earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the Louisiana State University where she began her work in foster care and therapeutic arts for children who experienced abuse in their childhood. She enjoyed using play, music and art mediums to assist children in healing. She furthered her education with a Master of Education in counseling psychology with a specialization in elementary and secondary school guidance counseling from Temple University.  After graduation, she continued her learning working in an urban, lower socioeconomic elementary school where she was introduced to family therapy techniques leading her to the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center. With an interest in learning ways the family contributes and supports child development, she pursued a Postmaster in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Florida and continued for her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Florida. She holds professional licenses from Florida and New Jersey.  

 

SPECIALTIES     Dr. Hollander has focused much of her training and research around understanding child development, her training settings include: shelters for runaway and ungovernable youth among rural and suburban areas, urban school guidance, foster care programs, prison for men incarcerated for substance abuse, family conflict, teacher-family alliances, and in-home counseling. She specializes in building family-school collaborations, increasing parent-child communication, and reducing childhood stress.   

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