Sandy Krohn, MA, PsyD, Founder and Clinical Director, received his master’s and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University in 2009. He completed his internship at North Central Bronx Hospital with a focus on inpatient geriatric psychiatry/ psychology. Following licensure, Dr. Krohn completed his post-doctoral work in a number of medical and outpatient settings with a focus on geriatric mental health and also completed 3 years of post-doctoral work in cognitive-behavioral therapy for mood and personality disorders. Dr. Krohn currently serves as adjunct clinical supervisor for Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Clinical Health Program and provides consultation and supervision for psychologists and other health care professionals.
Amanda Volper, MA, PsyD, Executive Director of the Adult and Adolescent Track, earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Volper uses cognitive-behavioral therapy with clients, helping clients identify negative thoughts and behaviors that may be interfering with their lives and perpetuating their symptoms. She uses a collaborative approach with her clients to address their individual goals.
Rebecca Hoffenberg, PhD, Clinician in Older Adult Track is a licensed clinical psychologist who joined City Psychology in 2019 to pursue her passion for working with older adults. She has experience working with individuals across the lifespan who are looking to improve their mental health. Dr. Hoffenberg utilizes a warm, person-centered approach with her clients to promote the therapeutic relationship while providing a safe place for clients to share their story. She is well versed in working with those struggling with anxiety, depression, adjustment and trauma. To facilitate growth, Dr. Hoffenberg works collaboratively with her clients in order to strengthen their ability to cope with life’s challenges and to improve self-awareness.
Tara Trout, JD, MA, PsyD, Clinician in Adolescent and Adult Track, obtained her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College and earned her Master’s Degree in Human Development from the University of Pennsylvania. She then received both her Psy.D. and her J.D. from Widener University. She has over 10 years of years of experience treating many different clients in a variety of settings. Dr. Trout provides individual cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents and adults seeking treatment for a wide range of mental health concerns. Her areas of specialty include Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Adjustment Issues, and Relationship Distress.
Rachel Lipman, LCSW, joined City Psychology in 2017. Rachel received her Masters Degree in Social Work from NYU in 2004, and her LCSW in 2007. Following this, she went on to receive her Adjunct Assistant Professorship at NYU, awarded in 2012 due to her work supervising masters level social work students. In 2013, Rachel earned her Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice from NYU and continues to seek training and enhancement in the field to amplify her skills.
In addition to her work with City Psychology, Rachel is a Social Work supervisor in a hospital setting. She sees clients as well as oversees programs and supervises staff. Throughout her work in the hospital, she has been exposed to and helped a diverse and varied clinical population throughout the life cycle. She focuses on helping clients utilize their coping resources (both internal and external) to find stability and improve their situations, oftentimes in the midst of crises. She brings this expertise to her work at City Psychology.
Janelle Hoshing Office Manager, joined City Psychology three years ago. She is an integral part in managing insurance claims and helping with administrative tasks.