ELANA SCHLESINGER NOVEMBER, PSY.D.
Dr. Elana November is a licensed psychologist with over 18 years of experience. Her specialties include Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Psychotherapy, Parent Consultation, Couples Therapy, and Special Education and 504 Plan Consultation. Dr. November provides a safe, supportive, connected, compassionate environment for all of her clients. She helps people find the strength to explore directly their struggles and carve a path toward greater peace, happiness, understanding, and acceptance.
Dr. November's work assists people struggling with parent-child issues, parental stress, school difficulties, vocational challenges, relationship & interpersonal issues, ADHD, anxiety, depression, overall stress management, disruptive disorders, developmental disorders, and challenges adjusting to life transitions. When Dr. November works with a child or adolescent, parent involvement is essential. She often works with children in individual psychotherapy, but treatment plans always include either family therapy, parent consultation, co-parenting support, and/or child-centered couples therapy.
Along with her private practice, Dr. November is also a Co-Founder of The Homework Advisors (www.thehomeworkadvisors.com). The Homework Advisors provide in-home, clinical academic coaching to address the challenges of homework that traditional therapy and tutoring do not address.
Dr. November received her B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies from the University of Vermont. She earned her Doctorate in School-Clinical Child Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. She completed her predoctoral internship at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, NY where she specialized in child, adolescent, and family psychotherapy along with urgent care and neuropsychological testing. Her postdoctoral hours were completed at Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center in Bronx, NY where she focused on the psychiatric and academic needs of children and adolescents requiring a therapeutic educational setting. In the years following her graduate training, Dr. November first worked in an elementary, middle, and high school setting, and now focuses her energy on her private practice.
To speak with Dr. November and schedule an intake, please call 617-785-5219.