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Dr. Stephanie Ehrman, Ph.D
Licensed clinical psychologist
Doctorate in clinical psychology from Fordham University
Trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center
Director of Prospects Extended Day Treatment Program at the Mid-Fairfield Child Guidance Center
Stephanie Ehrman, Ph.D is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned a
bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Skidmore College (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa), where her thesis research was funded by the National Science Foundation. She earned both her master’s degree and her doctorate in clinical psychology from Fordham University in New York. Her training included placements at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center, in addition to counseling undergraduate and graduate students at Fordham University and Northern Arizona University.
Dr. Ehrman worked at the Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County from 2003 to 2014 and directed the Prospects Extended Day Treatment (EDT) Program at the Center since 2004. During that time Dr. Ehrman provided clinical supervision, administrative oversight, intake and discharge planning, individual, family and group therapy, crisis intervention, and collaboration with DCF and other providers and agencies. Additionally, she participated in the development of EDT practice standards and clinical training programs at the state level.
Dr Ehrman is an adjunct professor of Psychology at the University of Bridgeport, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes, including Personality and Human Development. Additionally she serves as a consulting psychologist at the Westport Day School, a private school that provides education therapy for children with emotional vulnerabilities.
Clinical areas of specialty include intensive outpatient therapy for children and adolescents, young adults, parents, and families; parent guidance, co-parenting and couples therapy; and group therapy. She collaborates with school personnel and other providers (i.e. pediatricians, tutors, hospital) as necessary to achieve desired clinical outcomes.
Dr. Ehrman’s clinical work is informed by her training in attachment theory, psychodynamic theory, and creative/expressive arts (narrative therapy, play therapy, therapeutic art, and therapeutic drama).