Maria Katsamanis, Psy.D.

Dr. Katsamanis earned her Psy.D. (2003) and M.S. (2000) degrees in clinical psychology from the Carlos Albizu University (Miami Campus), her M.A. degree in psychology from Adelphi University in 2001, and her B.A. degree in International Relations from American University in 1996. She served as Clinical Instructor (2005-2008), and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor (2008-present) and as Associate Clerkship Director for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of the New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in Piscataway NJ. She is the co-founder of Spring Reins of Hope, LLC and serves as their Executive Director of Mental Health Services.

Dr. Katsamanis has served as Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator, Co-investigator, Postdoctoral Fellow, and Research Assistant for twelve major research grant awards. She has won many professional honors, served as associate editor and as reviewer for various peer-reviewed professional journals, and has authored or coauthored more than 30 publications in the field of psychophysiology. Dr. Katsamanis provides cognitive-behavioral group supervision as a Clinical Supervisor (2008-present) for Rutgers University, the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. She also serves as Group Instructor and as Examiner for medical students, residents, and interns for UMDNY/RWJ Medical School (2002-present). She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in New Jersey and New York State, a licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey, a BCIA-certified biofeedback practitioner, and a hypnotherapist certified by the American Board of Hypnotherapy.