Dr. Baum is a licensed clinical psychologist in both New York and New Jersey. She has 20 years of experience working with toddlers, children, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of clinical settings including schools, hospitals, community clinics, and private practice providing neuropsychological evaluations, therapy, and executive function/organizational coaching.
Education and Background
Dr. Baum received Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Hebrew from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1995. She then completed her graduate training in School-Child Clinical Psychology at Yeshiva University - Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology in 2002, earning a Master’s in School Psychology and a Psy.D. in School-Child Clinical Psychology. Dr. Baum completed training during her graduate school career in public schools as well as at Lenox Hill Hospital and Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center. Her internship and post-doctoral training was completed at the Developmental Evaluation Clinic at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she performed Early Intervention and neuropsychological assessments as well as individual and group therapy along with parenting sessions. Dr. Baum recently returned to Ferkauf for three years as an adjunct professor teaching students the process of neuropsychological testing and supervising their evaluations in Ferkauf’s community clinic. Dr. Baum has also given continuing education classes to teachers in private schools on topics including Executive Functioning and Sensory Integration.
Dr. Baum believes that working with a child includes working with their families as well as any other clinical professionals involved in the child’s life, thereby collaborating in order to provide the most comprehensive treatment possible for the child and its family. Dr. Baum has extensive experience collaborating with pediatricians, psychiatrists, neurologists, speech/language pathologists, learning specialists, teachers, and educational lawyers.