Dr. Santos has an extensive academic and applied background in Psychology. Currently, Dr. Santos is a certified bilingual school psychologist at a local inner-city school. Dr. Santos has been an adjunct professor of Psychology on Long Island for several years and is a behavior therapist at BioBehavioral Institute where she specializes in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Dr. Santos’ prior work ranges from court appointed child advocate at Family Drug Treatment Court to applied behavior specialist with adults with developmental disabilities.
Dr. Santos is first generation Portuguese-American and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.
As a psychologist and educator, my goal is to help families put the pieces together whether it is finding resources for mental illness or navigating the school system to promote better health and academic outcomes. Empowerment and advocacy are vital!