EDUCATION AND ACHIEVEMENTS


Dr. Littman is a native of Westchester County, just north of New York City.  She attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island on a full scholarship and graduated cum laude with undergraduate degrees in biology and semiotics.  

After graduating from Brown, she attended the Creative Writing Certificate Program at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY.  She also edited research papers for journal publication at the American Health Foundation in Valhalla, NY.

She then attended Yale University, where she completed a third undergraduate major in psychology, as well as the en passant masters level work towards a doctoral degree in clinical psychology.

After relocating, Dr. Littman completed her doctoral studies and was awarded a PhD in clinical psychology at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.

She interned at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for two years--one inpatient and one outpatient, with rotations in neuropsychology, emergency room care, and substance abuse. 

After receiving her degree, she worked in community mental health.  She created and directed the ADHD Service at the Center for Preventive Psychiatry in Yonkers, NY. 

Dr. Littman was an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Education at Pace University, where she designed and taught a course on Individual Differences in Special Needs Students.  This developmental perspective course became a requirement for teachers respecializing in special education.


She has pursued advanced training in chronic early trauma, crisis intervention, and eating disorders.
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Understanding Girls with ADHD, the book Dr. Littman co-authored with Kathleen Nadeau and Patricia Quinn, was revised and is now in its second edition.

The American Psychological Association selected Dr. Littman  to be profiled on their website in 2019.

She has been named chairperson of the new Women's Special Interest Group for APSARD (American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders).

She is a member of the ADHD medical advisory panel for ADDitude Magazine.

Dr. Littman was a member of the first mental health delegations to travel to Tibet in 2007 and to Cuba in 2009.
She presented on Emotional Healing in Tibet: Implications for Psychotherapy at the Annual American Psychological Association Convention in 2008.

She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Westchester County Psychological Association (WCPA), the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD), Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD), and the National Association for Adults with ADHD (ADDA).


 

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