Dr. Sarah Rubin has been working with children and their families for over 20 years. Dr. Rubin received her BA in Psychology from New York University, where she was a member of Psi Chi, the Psychology Honors Society. She went on to earn her doctoral degree from Pace University’s School-Clinical Child Psychology program, graduating with honors. Dr. Rubin has also taught psychology at the undergraduate level.
For the past 16 years, Dr. Rubin has been the School Psychologist at the Todd Elementary School in Briarcliff Manor, NY. As the school psychologist for all the elementary school students, Dr. Rubin creates innovative programming, fosters essential relationships between families and school, and oversees treatment programs for students. She conducts social skills groups on every grade level, carries out individual CBT-based sessions for students, and works individually with children on the autistic spectrum. As part of the CSE (Committee on Special Education) and RTI (Response to Intervention) committees, she creates, monitors, and administers behavioral goal plans for students, as well as conducts training for the 1:1 aides and teaching staff. Dr. Rubin administers psychological evaluations and works closely with OT, PT, speech and language, special educators, reading and math specialists, and classroom teachers to implement children’s IEP’s and 504’s effectively. She has extensive experience with ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorders, Mood and Anxiety, as well as behaviorally based issues. She is a long-standing member of the Northern Westchester BOCES Crisis Team, which deals with children that experience crisis within the school system.
At Westchester Child Therapy, Dr. Rubin provides evidenced based therapy, parenting support, and school consultative services. She places great value on forming comfortable working relationships, creating individualized goals, and collaborating with school systems and additional support professionals to provide a successful outcome for each child and family.