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3rd Northeast Regional PCIT Conference

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

April 3, 2020


Friday, April 3, 2020 from 8:45 AM to 4:15 PM EDT
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The Conference will be live streamed using our Zoom Webinar platform. Links to the inidvidual sessions will be sent to paid registrants.


Conference Co-Directors

Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP
Master Trainer, PCIT International
Founder & President, Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC

Sandra Pimentel, PhD
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychology
Montefiore Medical Center/AECOM
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Anxiety and Mood Program
Child Outpatient Psychiatry Department

Intended Audience

This activity is intended primarily for mental health therapists licensed for independent practice, and who are already certified PCIT therapists or in the process of being trained in PCIT, as well as gradaute students with familiarity with PCIT.

Continuing Education Credits

Given the online format, we are no longer able to offer CE for this event.

Special Needs

Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC and Montefiore fully comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant is in need of special accommodations, please submit a written request at least two weeks prior to the activity to

Conflicts of Interest

The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Montefiore requires that faculty participating in any continuing education activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a commercial interest*. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present. Montefiore also requires that faculty participating in any continuing education activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device, not yet approved in the United States. 

A commercial interest for these purposes is defined as “any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Providers of clinical services directly to patients is not considered to be a commercial interest.” 

Keynote Presenter: Cheryl McNeil, PhD, Professor of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Conference Faculty

  • Cheryl McNeil, PhD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Rhea Chase, PhD, Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Melanie Fernandez, PhD, ABPP, Private Practice, New York, NY
  • Josh Masse, PhD, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Boston Child Study Center, Boston, MA
  • Robin Gurwitch, PhD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Kelly O'Brien, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Katherine Gibson, PsyD, ABPP, Kurtz Psychology Consulting, New York, NY
  • Alexandra Barnett, PhD, Milestones Psychology, New York, NY
  • Tasha Brown, PhD, Columbia/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Laura Kirmayer, PhD, Milestones Psychology, New York, NY
  • Carly Mayer, PsyD, Kurtz Psychology Consulting, New York, NY
  • Leeann Trimarchi, MA, Fordham University, New York, NY
  • Erika Stapert, PsyD, Manhattan Psychology Group, New York, NY
  • Caroline Harvey, PsyD, Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC, New York, NY
  • Tara Motzenbecker, MS, NCSP, Parent and Child Psychological Services, Sarasota, FL
  • Anthony Puliafico, PhD, Columbia University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Tarrytown, NY

Schedule of Online Events: With the change to 100% live web stream some of the events below will be changed. Emails will be sent to update all registerants. Conference now scheduled to end at 4:30 !!! Schedule below will be edited as soon as possible but check emails for all updates after you register.


Registration will remain open. The fee for registration is $200.

Virtual Poster Session Now Available for Viewing!!!

The poster presenters have video recorded their posters. Click below to view their short presentations and Q&A that follow.