Amanda B. Carlin, PhD is a licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families. Dr. Carlin also holds a certificate in Family Based Treatment (FBT), the gold standard in eating and feeding disorders treatment. Dr. Carlin utilizes an integrative approach to psychotherapy in order to aid clients in moving towards change and improvements in overall well-being. Her approach places an emphasis on client involvement every step of the way, and teaches skills that clients carry with them, even after completion of psychotherapy. Prior to joining Advanced Psychiatric Associates, Dr. Carlin provided FBT, group, individual and family psychotherapy to adults, adolescents and children at Overlook Medical Center, Gorveb Children’s Hospital, Eating Disorders Program. She also worked with children and adolescents at Jersey City Medical Center, Child and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program.
Dr. Carlin has given poster presentations at the American Psychological Association, National Association of School Psychologists, Eating Disorders Research Society Conference, and the Eastern Psychological Association. She served as a Primary Investigator/Research Assistant in studies conducted with New York State Psychiatric Institute, Cornell Weill Medical Center, New York University, and University of Connecticut.
Dr. Carlin earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and received her Bachelor’s Degree at New York University. She was recently named a 2017 New Jersey Family magazine “Favorite Kids Doc.”