Dr. Ilene Kaskel, Psy.D.
Dr. Kaskel is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience treating children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples, and families. Having been trained with an assimilative integrated approach to psychotherapy, Dr. Kaskel possesses a solid knowledge base of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as the ability to incorporate other therapeutic techniques into her patients' treatment. Dr. Kaskel is competent and experienced in providing comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological assessment services. She understands that time is valuable and the results of psychological evaluations are often relied upon in making important decisions regarding the future. As such, Dr. Kaskel completes her reports within days, rather than weeks. After earning her bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, Dr. Kaskel went on to obtain her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Doctorate of Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University (Washington, DC campus). She later completed a formal post-doctoral residency with Nova Southeastern University before she entered into private practice in 2010. In 2009, Dr. Kaskel published her book, Social skills training for adolescents with autism: Suggestions for an age- and setting-appropriate intervention program. She was trained in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy via an externship and intensive Core Skills training sessions. Further, Dr. Kaskel was trained in EMDR via a didactic program and supervised practicum and is now an EMDRIA approved EMDR clinician.
Education & Experience
EDUCATION 08/2009 Doctor of Clinical Psychology American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, DC Campus (APA-Accredited Program), Arlington, VA 06/2006 Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, DC Campus (APA-Accredited Program), Arlington, VA 05/2004 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Minor in English) University of Delaware, Newark, DE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 11/2016 - Present Center for Clinical Psychology, PLLC, Boca Raton, FL Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Owner -Administer and interpret neuropsychological evaluations and comprehensive clinical psychological evaluations to children, adolescents, adults, & older adults (A complete list of assessments provided can be found under Summary of Skills). -Provide psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples, & families with diverse backgrounds and pathologies. 09/2010 – 12/2016 Martin D. Segel, Ph.D. & Associates, Coconut Creek, FL Licensed Clinical Psychologist -Administered and interpreted neuropsychological evaluations and comprehensive clinical psychological evaluations to children, adolescents, adults, & older adults. -Provided psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, older adults, & couples. 09/2009 – 08/2010 Post-Doctoral Resident Nova Southeastern University, Center for Assessment and Intervention, Davie, FL -Administered and interpreted comprehensive clinical psychological evaluations (with neuropsychological components) to children, adolescents, & adults. -Provided psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, & families. 05/2007 – 02/2008 Interdynamics, Inc., Lanham, MD Psychology Associate -Administered and interpreted comprehensive clinical psychological evaluations to children, adolescents, & adults.
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
-EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)-Approved Clinician -International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy-Member -Division 12, Society of Clinical Psychology-Member -Psi Chi, The National Honors Society in Psychology-Member -Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honors Society- Member -Gamma Sigma Sigma, National Service Sorority-Alumni Member
- Anxiety/Panic Attacks
- Autism Spectrum
- Family Issues
- Marriage/Relationship Issues
- Personality Disorders
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Stress Management
- Traumatic Incident
- Adolescents (13-17)
- Children (4-12)
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