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Stephanie O'Leary, Psy.D., P.C.

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Stephanie O’Leary, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist, who began her private practice, Westchester Psychological Services, in 2008. Since that time, she has provided evidence-based assessment and therapy services for children, adolescents, young adults and parents. She is author of "Parenting in the Real World," and offers comprehensive consultations to help parents successfully manage the demands of the real world while finding joy in their children. Stephanie has conducted research in the areas of memory and learning and the emergence of executive functions in preschool aged children. She is a professional member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) and the Westchester County Psychological Association (WCPA).

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