Dr. Schwartzman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Boston Child Study Center, specializing in evidence-based CBT and DBT interventions for adolescents and adults with borderline personality disorder, anxiety and trauma related disorders, mood disorders, and problems related to interpersonal conflict and impulsivity. She earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and completed her predoctoral internship at The Guidance Center in Leavenworth, Kansas. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital in the 3East Adolescent DBT Program where she served as lead clinician and group facilitator for adolescents and their families in the Intensive Residential Program and in the Partial Hospital Program. In addition to her position at BCSC, Dr. Schwartzman is a lead clinician and parent coach at The Middle Path in Arlington, Massachusetts.
Dr. Schwartzman completed the Behavioral Tech DBT Foundational training in October 2016. She provides comprehensive DBT services including individual DBT therapy, parent coaching, skills training, and phone coaching. Dr. Schwartzman is part of a consultation team and works within a multidisciplinary model at BCSC and with other community providers.
In addition to DBT, Dr. Schwartzman takes a collaborative emotion-focused approach to therapy and incorporates CBT and values-based interventions to facilitate self-awareness, self-validation, and motivation for change.