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Therapist

Candace White, Ph.D.

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Licensed Psychotherapist
Candace is a licensed clinician with over 10 years of clinical experience with a diverse population of adults - conducting individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy using both long and short-term modalities (e.g., psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, empowerment); and conducting neuropsychological and psychological evaluations. She has worked in various mental health research, teaching, and clinical settings, including McLean and Massachusetts General Hospitals, and the Smith College School for Social Work. Most of her experience is with women struggling with interpersonal and confidence issues, often resulting from childhood abuse or early relationship ruptures. She specializes in individual psychotherapy with a focus on psychodynamic and empowerment approaches for anxiety, depression, interpersonal difficulties, and trauma history.
Practice Areas
Certifications
 Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)  Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Education/Training
Ph.D, Social Welfare. SUNY Albany. 2013
M.S., Clinical Psychology. Pennsylvania State University. 2004 (ABD 2006)
M.Ed., Human Development and Psychology. Harvard University Graduate School of Education. 1998

Training includes studies with Carol Gilligan, PhD at Harvard University, supervision from Harvard teaching hospitals, and extensive studies in psychodynamic approaches in the treatment of mood and personality issues, at Penn State. This included consultation with Otto Kernberg, PhD. EMDR training is in progress and will be completed December 2017.
Memberships
2014-Present Associate Member, Psychological Association of Northeastern NY
2013-Present Member, Western MA and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (WMAAPP)
2002-Present Member, American Psychological Association (APA) & Association for Women in Psychology (Div 35) & Society of Group Psychology (Div 49) & Division of Psychotherapy (Div 29)
License:LMHC