Dr. Karen Pinto received her doctorate in Clinical and School Psychology from Pace University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from New York University. She completed a year-long internship at Nassau University Medical Center followed by her post-doctoral fellowship at Pride of Judea Community Services (JBFCS). During this time, she provided inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. In addition, Dr. Pinto’s experience includes training and work at Queens Children's Psychiatric Center, MercyFirst Residential facility, Beth Israel Medical Center, and Pace University’s McShane Center for Psychological Services. Dr. Pinto has extensive training in individual, group, couples and family therapy. She has also been trained in psychological assessment. She approaches therapy from a psychodynamic/relational perspective and will frequently utilize cognitive and behavioral techniques depending upon the individual needs of her patients. Dr. Pinto provides a warm, honest, and inviting environment which enables patients to explore and work through challenges, utilize individual strengths, and develop insight and ways to confront difficulties.