1. Does your child or adolescent with anxiety qualify for an IEP or a 504 Plan?

    At Dr. Angela Reiter & Associates in Eastchester, NY, we can assist you in determining whether an IEP (Individualized Education Program) or a 504 Plan is more appropriate for your child or adolescent experiencing anxiety. A federal law called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that public schools create an IEP for every child receiving special education services. K…Read More

  2. Picking The Right Psychologist

    Whether you’re looking for yourself or for your child, picking the right psychologist is imperative to truly get the help you need. Since your mental well being is so important, picking a psychologist goes beyond simply scrolling through the yellow pages (if you even have a phone book) and picking the first name on the list. No, picking a psychologist should start with consulting your usual phys…Read More

  3. How do I make time in my busy schedule for therapy?

    How can I make time in my busy schedule for ongoing therapy or an evaluation for myself, my child or my family? This is a question that I am often asked as a psychologist at Dr. Angela Reiter & Associates in Eastchester, NY. Yes, it does require a commitment, as well as time and money, to begin a path towards improvement. But also ask yourself whether continuing to struggle with anxiety, depre…Read More

  4. Depression: Seasonal or Not?

    As the days get shorter, do you find yourself being less active, feeling sluggish and easily agitated, oversleeping, or experiencing appetite changes? Many people, especially those prone to anxiety and depression, experience these symptoms and others every winter. The good news is you aren’t alone! According to Drs. Steven D. Targum and Norman Rosenthal, nearly twenty percent of the US populatio…Read More

  5. Does Your Child Need an IEP?

    Is your child struggling in school but every time you meet with a teacher or counselor, they offer platitudes but not much else? Unfortunately, the school administration's’ hands may be tied by limited funding or other restrictions; the school may clearly see the need to help your child, but they may not be able to do so without a bit of assistance. This is where the IEP comes in. What It Is The…Read More