Amiel Segal

Behavior Intervention Therapist / School Psychologist

Severe Behavioral Disorders

Amiel Segal
Behavior Intervention Therapist / School Psychologist
1752 Park Dr
Seaford, NY 11783

(516) 319-0109   Main


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30 Years

in practice

Male

Languages

  • English

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About

Over 25 years of success working effectively with children, youth, and older adolescents with severe behavioral challenges in New York public schools, residential facilities, and home environments. Reach students considered as unworkable using unique strategies, focusing on helping them reduce anger and oppositional defiant outbursts by establishing necessary coping skills that minimize their anxiety and fear. Provide gentle but firm, non-physical structured programs offering abundance of interest and positive feedback. Extensive experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Bipolar Disorder, and Attention Deficit Disorder. Published national journal author.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Behavioral Intervention Plans
  • Functional Behavioral Analysis
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Parent Training IEPs / 504 Mandates
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Patient Education
  • Team Collaboration


Work Experience

BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST, Corinthian Therapy Management Services, Garden City, NY
2006 - Present

  • Work with children with behavioral challenges, including full Autism / ASD spectrum, Conduct Disorder (CD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).
  • Apply modeling, psycho-education and intervention strategies while fostering sense of independence and social confidence in clients. Provide strategies to improve their behavioral skills and promote emotional health and physical well-being.
  • Manage assessments / intakes, formulate treatment plans, facilitate goal planning, and document objectives.

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST, Nassau BOCES, Wantagh, NY
1986 - 2015

  • Collaborated with educational and administrative teams to develop and implement Individualized Education
  • Programs (IEPs) for children with special needs in schools.
  • Conducted behavioral assessments and developed Behavior Intervention Plans for children and youth, ages 5-21.
  • Facilitated training, interventions, and counseling in compliance with IEP and 504 mandates.
  • Coordinated and facilitated follow-up sessions with parents, caregivers, teachers, and paraprofessionals regarding assessment results and behavioral plans.
  • Actively participated in professional development courses, team meetings, and special education committees.

Additional experience as Executive Director of Avalon School, New York, NY.


Education

  • Behavioral Health Continuing Education Coursework, Harvard School of Medicine / Cambridge Health Alliance

  • Master of Science in Psychology & Special Education, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

  • Additional Graduate Courses in Psychology. NYU. Manhattan, NY

  • Professional Diploma in Education Administration & Supervision in Special Education. College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Special Education, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY


Certifications

  • School Psychologist Certification / Special Education Certification, NYSED


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Affiliations

  • Response to Intervention Team (RTI)

  • Committee on Special Education (CSE)


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    Payment Options

    • American Express
    • MasterCard
    • Discover
    • Visa


    Publications

    • Abrams, Brian & Segal, Amiel, Preventing Aggressive Behavior, Ó Sage Journals, First published, March 1, 1998. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/004005999803000402


    Locations

    Amiel Segal

    Behavior Intervention Therapist / School Psychologist
    1752 Park Dr
    Seaford, NY 11783

    Phone: (516) 319-0109

    Sunday Closed
    Monday 9:00 - 7:00
    Tuesday 9:00 - 7:00
    Wednesday 9:00 - 7:00
    Thursday 9:00 - 7:00
    Friday 9:00 - 7:00
    Saturday Closed