Craig Springer, PhD
Dr. Craig Springer is a clinical psychologist who is licensed as a practicing psychologist in New York (016741) and New Jersey (35SI00449700) and credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He earned his MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and completed his undergraduate degree summa cum laude at New York University. He is the former Director of the Center for Psychological Services, overseeing 10 doctoral training clinics, at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. Also, Dr. Springer was Co-Director of the New Jersey Coordination Center for Child Abuse and Neglect Forensic Evaluation and Treatment. Prior to that, he served as Supervising Psychologist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, where he developed a model for treating trauma.
Dr. Springer has extensive experience in developing, conducting, supervising, and researching evidence-based psychotherapeutic programs for children, adolescents and adults. He has given over 50 professional presentations and workshops, published numerous theoretical and empirical manuscripts and he is the coauthor of a book entitled “Game-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Child Sexual Abuse: An Innovative Approach.” Dr. Springer served on the Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and was an editorial board member for the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse and reviewer for Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy. Dr. Springer has expertise in the assessment and treatment of trauma, anxiety, mood problems, behavioral difficulties, and interpersonal problems. He is Level 2 certified in TEAM Therapy and has received specialized training in mindfulness and trauma-informed treatments. Through his individualized and collaborative approach to working with clients, he continues his dedication and service to providing and disseminating evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
Silvina Falcon-Levine, MSW, LCSW
Ms. Silvina Falcon-Levine is a licensed clinical social worker (44SC04613000) who has been providing mental health services for over 25 years. Ms. Falcon-Levine earned her master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University and completed her clinical internships at Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Bayonne Community Mental Health Center. Ms. Falcon-Levine has held positions at hospital and community mental health centers, where she provided individual, group and family therapy to adolescents and adults suffering from a wide variety of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder and body focus repetitive disorders, self–defeating habits and bereavement.
Ms. Falcon-Levine provides bilingual Spanish services and recognizes that impact of multicultural issues in mental health functioning. She has served as a consultant providing bilingual parent training workshops to Spanish speaking populations. Ms. Falcon-Levine specializes in working with clients who suffer from mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, and interpersonal difficulties. She is trained in EMDR (levels I and II) and is Level 2 Certified in TEAM Therapy. Ms. Falcon-Levine utilizes a goal-oriented and collaborative approach integrating cognitive-behavioral methods with other empirically sound strategies to tailor treatment to address her clients’ individual needs.