Dr. Allyson Hentel-Koplin is a New York State-licensed clinical psychologist. She received her BA from Colgate University, She then earned her MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. She completed her clinical psychology internship at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine, Child/Adult Track. Dr. Hentel-Koplin currently holds a Diplomate in School Neuropsychology from the American Board of School Neuropsychology.
Over the course of her professional career, Dr. Hentel-Koplin, has developed a speciality interest in working with young children with a focus on developmental and learning issues.
Dr. Hentel-Koplin has been in private practice in New York City for the past 15 years working with children, adolescents and adults. Her practice includes psychotherapy, psychoeducational evaluations, comprehensive neuropsychological testing as well as parent guidance and school consultation. She also runs social skills groups.
Dr. Hentel-Koplin worked for the Educational Review Bureau conducting early childhood admission assessments of young children ranging in age from three to ten in preschool classroom and office settings. Her role included consulting with preschool directors, preparing reports to be used for admissions process of independent schools in the greater New York City area. School Placements include: The 92nd Street Y Nursery School, West Side Montessori School, and The Episcopal School.
For the past 7 years, Dr. Hentel-Koplin has been one of the school psychologists on staff at the Horace Mann School of New York City. Her role at Horace Mann includes providing a range of psychological assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development and evaluation services with a special focus on the developmental processes of children and youth within the context of schools, families, and community.
Dr. Hentel-Koplin resides in New York City and is the mother of 3 daughters. As a parent raising children in NYC, she is aware of the unique challenges of raising families and growing up in NYC. She brings in her own experiences into helping to understand and helping families.