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Carly Pardo, MA

Psychology Extern

Carly Pardo (she/her/hers), M.A., is a psychology extern at CBC where she conducts individual, family and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults. She is currently a fourth-year doctoral student in the School-Clinical Child Psychology program at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University. Carly earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Duke University.

Carly has received intensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). In addition, she has been trained in Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT). Carly has training and experience working with patients across the lifespan presenting with a range of disorders, including ADHD, anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, and histories of trauma. Prior to her clinical externship at CBC, Carly was a psychology extern at the Jewish Child Care Association where she worked with children and families involved in the foster care and child welfare systems, conducting trauma informed individual and group psychotherapy, as well as psychological assessments. In addition, Carly provided parent management training and individual psychotherapy at the Parnes Clinic, a community based mental health training clinic at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. During the year prior, she was a psychology extern at the Quad Preparatory School, where she provided counseling services and in-classroom support to the students who are twice exceptional – gifted children that have social, emotional, neurodevelopmental and/or behavioral concerns that lead to learning differences.

Carly’s research at Ferkauf focuses on suicidal behavior among youth. Her current work examines suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among transgender youth. Carly is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and regularly attends conferences hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).