PRINTABLE PDF FORMAT Nicholas V. Tornatore Ph.D., LMHC, PC.

Licensed Mental Health Practitioner
585 Bay Ridge Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11209
718.745.2911
Private practice Est. 1976
President/Founder
Nicholas V. Tornatore Ph.D., PC.
NY state license # 000150
Reg. # 8359950


Current Activities

Psychotherapy, Teaching, Counseling − Mental Health
Consulting Practice: Adult − Individual, Marriage, Couples & Family
Currently engaged in private practice − Brooklyn and New York − since 1976
American Psychological Association − Cert. # 03804156
Fellow − American College of Counselors − Cert. # 0001365
Diplomat − American College of Counselors − Cert. # 0001365
Board Certified in Clinical Supervision − St. Martin’s College & American College of
Counselors − Cert. # 0001365
Certification for Clinical Supervision − American College of Counselors Cert. # 0001365
American Mental Health Counselor’s Association − Clinical Member – Cert. # 999024721
American Counseling Association − Cert. # 62229981
International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling, and Psychotherapy: Cert # 1912 Diplomat and Clinical member
American Philosophical Practitioners Association − Client Counselor − Certified Therapist − cert. # CC00005
Association for Humanistic Psychology − Div. 32 APA member since 1977
New York Mental Health Counselors Association − Member ID # 1358
American Board of Sexology (ABS) − Board Certified
ABS − Clinical Supervisor and Examiner − Cert. # 2145
ABS Certified Sex Educator and Therapist − Cert. # 2145
American Academy of Clinical Sexologists (AACS) − Life Fellow
American Board of Certification in Homeland Security at Level III Certified (CHS III) – in the following:
Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, Emergency Management/Preparedness at a local and national level.
NPI − Registered Provider Number − NY State


Education

B.A. Adelphi University − 1967
MS. Ed. Richmond College − 1972
Ph.D. Psychology Saybrook Graduate School − 1976


Doctoral & Post-Doctoral Training and Supervision

Internship − Behavior Foundation; Doctoral Supervision 1974−1976
Behavioral Research and Rehabilitation Foundation − Harry K. Panjwani M.D. Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Supervision 1976−1979 − Harry K. Panjwani M.D. Ph.D.


Teaching and Lecturing Activities

Brooklyn Hospital − Designed and supervised the mental health program for 1st − 4th year
residents − OBGYN Department
Lectures − staff & patient emotional education regarding such topics as postpartum depression,single parenting, difficult pregnancies, parenting - Brooklyn Hospital − Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology − Chairman & Program Director − Michael F. Cabbad M.D.
Teaching using the therapeutic tool − mutually serving community − referral base with Sudharam Idupuganti, M.D. Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Group Education Guidance − Nicholas V. Tornatore Ph.D. − Mental Health Counselor − Current 21st
century mind − body issues, spirituality / relationship to mental health


Memberships and Associations - 40 years: past and current

American Mental Health Counselors Association − Cert. # 999024721
World Association of Social Psychiatry Member and Fellow since 1980
American Counseling Association − Cert. # 62229981
American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI) − ACFEI is an approved provider of CE by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
Clinical Member − Cert. # 1912 − International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy
Diplomat in Behavioral Medicine − Cert. # 1912 − International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy
Diplomat in Professional Psychotherapy − Cert. # 1912 - International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy
North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research − York University − Department of Psychology
American Board of Sexology − Board Certified − Cert. # 2145 − Life Fellow, Clinical Supervisor, Therapist and Diplomat
American College of Counselors − Certified Clinical Membership Cert. # 0001365
National Mental Health Association
American Philosophical Practitioners Association − Client Counselor − Certified therapist − Cert. # CC00005
Board Certified in Clinical Supervision − St. Martin's College & The American College of Counselors - #0001365
Association for Humanistic Psychology Div. 32 APA member since 1977
American Geriatric Society (AGS) − Cert. # 074799
New York Mental Health Counselors Association member ID # 1358
American Association for State Counseling Boards
New York Academy of Sciences member since 1980
University of the State of NY Education Dept. Permanent Cert. # 109342861 Area − nursery, kindergarten, grades 1−6
City of NY District 31 Board of Education certificate of permanent appt. − File # 406167


News Media


TV News Interview for Channel 12 and 156 − August 9th, 2012 − "Sex Education in the Public Schools"
"LifeScript", Nov. 3, 2008, Internet magazine article,"Is Politics Ruining Your Relationship? 8 tips to Bridge Battling Beliefs.
"LifeScript", Jan. 26, 2008, Internet magazine article, "Dealing Delicately with Divorce"
"Love Magazine", April, 2002, mental health interview relating to 9/11/2001
"T.V. Talk", May 29th, 1995, "How T.V. Hosts & Anchors Cope with Tragedy"
"N.Y. Magazine", January 1993, "Head Hunt - Find The Right Psychotherapist - For The Right Price"
"McCall's Magazine", August 1992, "How a Mother Survived the Murder of Her Child"
"Readers Digest", April 1989, "Make the Most of Your Weekends"


Current Professional Advisory Board

The Ronald D. Brickell Foundation for the Prevention of Youth Suicide
Justice for All − Victims' Rights Group (Ellen Levin Foundation)
Public Bereavement Cases − Crime Victims Board


Teaching/Research − District 31 City of New York, Staten Island

1969−1977 Teacher grades K−6
1972−1973 Richmond College Dept. of Education Student Teaching Supervision
District wide Nature Animal Studies Program − Elementary School - Science Coordinator & Creator
Student Teaching Supervision − Tutoring Supervision
Child Guidance Research Groups − 5th Grade Anti−Drug Programs

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