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Sun, Jun 12



Family Therapy from Four Lenses

Join BPA for our Second Sunday event! Dr. Delrita Abercrombie will present on Family Therapy briefly reviewing Whitaker (The Family Crucible) & other references: Horowitz (Family Therapy and Transactional Analysis), Pitta ( Solving Family Dilemmas), & Goldenberg (Family Therapy: An Overview).

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Family Therapy from Four Lenses
Family Therapy from Four Lenses

Time & Location

Jun 12, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM


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Presenter's Bio

Delrita Hunter Abercrombie, Ph.D. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from a family with a long history of providing leadership in the field of education (Tougaloo College and the Piney Woods School in Mississippi, NY and Pennsylvania).

Dr. Abercrombie is a clinical neuropsychologist and a faculty member in the residency training program at the Brookdale Hospital Campus of One Brooklyn. At Brookdale, she administered and developed the first afterschool program in NYC. Along with the Child Psychiatry program, she has conducted research on depression and suicide in children with behavioral disorders. She is an officer in the NYSPA Clinical and Neuropsychology Divisions of NYSPA, APA member, expert in the Academy of Forensic Examiners, and Member of the NY Academy of Science.

Dr. Abercrombie received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Middlebury College in Vermont (1970) and Master's (1972) and Doctoral (1975) degrees in School Community Psychology at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, where she conducted research on state-dependent learning and behavior modification. She received internship training in Glen Cove Public Schools, Queens Children's Hospital, and Central Islip State Hospital. She has worked as a School Psychologist in the Roosevelt Public Schools, Sr. Learning Disabilities therapist at Coney Island Hospital, and Supervising Psychologist at the Education Assistance Center for Nassau County Drug and Alcohol Commission. During that period, she represented the Nassau County Psychological Association and Roosevelt Schools in the development of guidelines for Public Law 94-142 in Albany to provide educational opportunities for the disabled. She has consulted with the Social Security Administration, NY Methodist Hospital, and Linden Psychological Services in her private practice as well as received a certificate in clinical pharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

Her interest in human welfare has continued into her community service with Brooklyn Links Inc. She is honored to have the opportunity to share her experiences with colleagues and to advocate for psychological services in Brooklyn.

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