About the Author
Cynthia S Kaplan, Ph.D. received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Fordham University in New York. Dr. Kaplan did her internship at Bronx State Hospital in New York and post-graduate studies at New York University. She practiced in New York for ten years, primarily seeing children and adolescents and working in the Albert Einstein and Montefiore hospital systems. After moving to Massachusetts in 1986, Dr. Kaplan worked at Charles River and Boston Regional Hospitals and has worked for more than fifteen years at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, where she is currently the administrative director of child and adolescent psychiatry, program director of the adolescent acute residential treatment programs, and a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School.