Estie Reidler

Estie Reidler


Estie Reidler, PhD, is a warm and compassionate Clinical Psychologist skilled in providing individual and family therapy to adults, adolescents, and children. She deeply cares about each of her clients and individualizes care to their specific goals and needs.  Dr. Reidler completed her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University in Boston and received her BA from Barnard College of Columbia University.

Dr. Reidler’s areas of expertise include the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness and Acceptance-based interventions to treat anxiety disorders such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Selective Mutism, and Panic Disorder. She also has specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as Motivational Interviewing for the treatment of a variety of emotional and behavioral problems.  Other specialties include parent training and child behavior management, and school-based intervention.  As an important part of her distinctive approach, Dr. Reidler focuses on developing open, collaborative, therapeutic relationships with her clients, and places the individual’s and family’s strengths and goals at the center of her practice.

Dr. Reidler has treated clients in a wide variety of settings. In addition to her experience at Harvard’s McLean Hospital Behavioral Health Partial Hospitalization Program, she has trained at the Behavior Management Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute and at the Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She has also worked on national mental health policy at the Center for School Mental Health, based in the University of Maryland.  Her innovative research has been presented at national meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Clinical Psychology and Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Dr. Reidler selectively uses evidence-based practices that have been shown to help individuals and families make lasting, satisfying, changes in their lives.

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