Dr. Faith Doughty is a postdoctoral fellow at CBC where she conducts individual, family, and group therapies with children, adolescents, and adults. In addition, Dr. Doughty conducts DBT & CBT trainings and consultations to school staff in the tri-state area. Dr. Doughty earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from St. John’s University. She also earned her Master’s and Doctor of Psychology degrees in School Psychology from St. John’s University.
Dr. Doughty is intensively trained in both Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and applies these evidence-based interventions for a range of anxiety and mood disorders, as well as for Borderline Personality Disorder. Dr. Doughty has experience implementing these interventions in school-based, community mental health, and outpatient settings. At CBC, she is part of a comprehensive DBT treatment program, working with both individual clients and leading DBT skills groups. She is also a member of our Trauma Treatment Program at CBC and provides treatment to individuals struggling from PTSD and other trauma-related difficulties.
Dr. Doughty has received specialized clinical training in BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) and motivational interviewing for individuals struggling with alcohol and marijuana abuse. Dr. Doughty has also received extensive training in cross-battery assessment and Specific Learning Disability (SLD) identification. She has worked as an evaluator in both a community and school setting conducting individualized assessments for child, adolescent, and adult clients. Dr. Doughty completed an externship within Oceanside Union Free School District where she conducted comprehensive cognitive, social-emotional, and educational assessments, conducted FBAs/BIPs, provided school-based counseling services for youth with ADHD, behavioral difficulties and learning challenges, and presented findings at Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings.
Dr. Doughty, as part of her pre-doctoral internship at Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants, was also trained in comprehensive neuropsychological testing and conducted comprehensive evaluations for children and adults. She also co-led Executive Functioning groups for teens and young adults who required training in organization, planning and study skills.
Dr. Doughty is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).