Ariel Lachman Ph.D.
returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. He assisted in clinical trials at Stanford
University Medical School's Schizophrenia Psychopharmacology Research Lab, and
trained at a number of community mental health clinics, in which he provided
psychotherapy to ethnically and culturally diverse individuals, groups, and families.
He also has specialized training and clinical experience in psychological issues of old
age, i.e. geropsychology.
Additionally, Dr. Lachman is currently receiving advanced training in psychotherapy
and psychoanalysis from New York University's Postdoctoral program.
Dr. Lachman provides treatment from existential-humanistic and psychodynamic
frameworks. He approaches every individual in treatment from the perspective that
everyone experiences difficulties in their lives at times and that not only can all of us
be guided to overcome our conflicts, but we are all fully capable of developing,
growing and flourishing.
Dr. Lachman's diverse background has enabled him to work with families and
individuals who are native Spanish speakers. Through numerous cases, he has
found the work is deepened by the ability to communicate in two languages.
Dr. Lachman is a New York State Licensed
Clinical Psychologist. He obtained his Ph.D. in
Clinical Psychology from the Pacific Graduate
School of Psychology at Palo Alto University and
completed his predoctoral internship at Robert
Wood Johnson Medical School/UMDNJ. He
attended Boston University for his
undergraduate education in Psychology and
He has extensive experience working with
anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and
disorders resulting from trauma in adults and
adolescents. He also has a broad spectrum of
clinical and research training, including the Palo
Alto Veterans Hospital, where he provided
assessment and treatment to veterans