Board Certified Psychologist, Diplomate, Fellow and (elected) Executive Board Secretary of the American Academy of School Psychology, Licensed Psychologist New York State, Certified School Psychologist New York State, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, author
American Board of Professional Psychology, American Psychological Association where I am a media service representative, Association for Play Therapy and New York Association of Play Therapy (held position of Director in NYAPT from 2009-2013). American Red Cross Mental Health Disaster volunteer.
I have 39 years experience working with children. Over the past few years, I have written three books: *American Girl- a smart girl's guide to liking herself-even on the bad days *Please explain anxiety to me - Simple biology and solutions for children and parents- 2nd edition *The O My in TonsillectOMY and AdenoidectOMY - How to prepare your child for surgery-2nd edition
*I wrote a chapter in Drewes & Schaefer's School Based Play therapy, second edition, about treating selective mutism in the schools. I also consulted for American Girl in each of the books in their new Bitty Baby series, 'For Parents" section. Please visit my website (www.DrZelinger.com) describing my background and other professional contributions. Thank you.