Matthew J. Kaplowitz, Ph.D.
|Elizabeth Richards, Psy.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Richards is a licensed clinical psychologist
who specializes in the individual treatment of adults and
adolescents. Her areas of expertise include,
but are not limited to, depression, anxiety,
interpersonal/relationship difficulties, trauma, social
phobia, identity issues, and adjustment difficulties. Dr.
Richards utilizes a variety of specialized
psychotherapeutic techniques with the goal of increasing
patients’ insight into their struggles and facilitating the
development of new skills to improve current functioning
and increase overall satisfaction and well-being.
Dr. Richards earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
from New York University and both her Master and
Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the Ferkauf
Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.
She completed her doctoral internship at Kings County
Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY and has also received
training at Bellevue Hospital Center, St. Luke’s-
Roosevelt Hospital Center, and New York Foundling
Foster Care Agency. Dr. Richards’ post-doctoral
experiences include conducting research and
neuropsychological evaluations at Weill Cornell Medical
College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, as
well as providing outpatient psychotherapy to a broad
clinical population at the Brooklyn Center For
Dr. Richards has extensive experience providing
psychotherapy that is tailored to the individual patient.
Her approach thoughtfully and flexibly integrates
techniques from psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral
(CBT), and interpersonal frameworks in a manner that
will best meet the unique needs of the individual. Dr.
Richards promotes a collaborative approach to treatment
and strives to maintain a warm and supportive
environment for all patients.