Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Infants, Children & Families, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services; private practice, New York City.
Board Member, ZERO TO THREE; Advisory Board, Rita Gold Infant and Early Childhood Center at Teachers College, Columbia University; Founding President and Board Member, Abraham Joshua Heschel School.
Contributions to the Field
A well-known clinician, teacher and author, Dr. Shahmoon Shanok’s expertise includes parent development, assessment and intervention; interventions with developmentally and/or traumatically challenged young children and their parents; peer play psychotherapy; interweaving mental health services in community-based settings; and training, reflective supervision and practice in the birth to preschool field. Educated and experienced as a clinical psychologist, social worker and early childhood educator, Dr Shamoon Shanok also has concentrations in psychoanalysis and child-parent psychotherapy.
Replication of direct mental health services embedded in preschools.