About Linda Berlin, Psy.D.Linda Berlin, Psy.D., R.N. has been practicing in the Coral Springs/Boca Raton areas for the past 20 years. Dr. Berlin began her career at Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan as a nursing student. While in nursing school she spent three months doing a psychiatric rotation at Central Islip State Hospital where her lifelong interest in mental health began. After graduation she worked at Long Island Jewish Hospital and Flower Fifth Avenue hospitals as a Medical/Surgical nurse.
It was not long, however, that her strong interest in psychiatry and psychology motivated her to pursue a specialization as a psychiatric nurse at Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, N.Y. Dr. Berlin continued her nursing career whenever possible while marrying and raising her two sons. Throughout those years, Dr. Berlin led a weekly parenting workshop based upon the philosophies of Haim Ginott, Ph.D. a renowned child psychologist. While working with parents, she became interested in returning to school to achieve a doctorate in Psychology. As her children grew, her wish became a reality when she enrolled in Nova Southeastern University where she was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Community Psychology, a Master of Science in Psychology and a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. After graduating she became an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University where she taught various courses in Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, Child and Adolescent Development, General Psychology and Interpersonal Communications. While teaching at Nova Southeastern for 15 years, Dr. Berlin was also building her private practice in both Coral Springs and Boca Raton, Florida. In 1989 Dr. Berlin became interested in a cognitive behavioral program devised by David Barlow, Ph.D. for the treatment of Anxiety and Panic Disorders. She has devoted an extensive portion of her practice to the treatment of individuals suffering with panic attacks, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety, phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In 1998, Dr. Berlin founded Linda Berlin, Psy.D. & Psychological Associates where she treats adults and adolescents In addition to her work with anxiety disorders, remaining rooted in her nursing background, Dr. Berlin has a special interest in Health Psychology, treating individuals coping with various health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic pain.
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Anxiety / Panic Disorders
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Technique
- Depressive Disorders
- Adjustment Disorder (major life change, grief, divorce)
- Bipolar Disorders
- Cognitive D/O/ Dementia
- Pain D/O
- Personality D/O
- Issues with Parent / Child
- Somatoform D/O
- Developmental D/O
- Other Drugs
- Obsessive Complusive Disorder
- Family Therapy
- Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
- Post-Partum Depression
- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
- Single Incident/Shock
- Interpersonal Violence
- Developmental Trauma/Complex PTSD
- Couples / Relationship / Marital Counseling
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