Dr. Justin Ayoub is a New York State Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist. He specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Behavioral Disorders, Anxiety, and Depression. Dr. Ayoub is committed to a cognitive behavioral orientation but integrates elements of DBT and behavioral activation to assist clients in changing their philosophy, increasing their ability to cope, and building healthy lifestyle habits. He also offers parents support and training using behavior analytic approaches.
Dr. Ayoub believes empirical evidence should guide treatment and is a proponent of evidence based practice. Thus, he keeps abreast of current and evolving research trends. Dr. Ayoub strives to foster a genuine and compassionate milieu in which client and therapist can collaborate to achieve common goals. As a practicing school psychologist, he has intimate knowledge of the special education process and works with families to receive necessary supports for their child within the educational setting.
Dr. Ayoub earned his Psy.D. in School-Community Psychology from Hofstra University, his M.S.Ed. in School Psychology from Long Island University-Brooklyn, and his B.S. in Psychology from Suffolk University. He has conducted research on the validity of commercial ability measures, the treatment of juvenile sex offenders, and learning disabilities.