Dr. Shloimie Zimmerman
Dr. Zimmerman is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice and Chairman of the Clinical Advisory Board for Magen New York. He holds a doctorate of psychology in School-Clinical and Child Psychology.
Dr. Zimmerman has worked in public schools, the McShane counseling center, North Shore– LIJ’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, MercyFirst’s child-welfare agency, and Ohel’s clinics. In his practice, Dr. Zimmerman provides evaluation and treatment in English and Yiddish to individuals and families of all ages dealing with a wide array of psychological difficulties. He conducts short and long-term individual, parent collateral, and family psychotherapy, including play therapy and trauma-focused therapy, using empathy, insight, and evidence-based techniques to facilitate healing. Dr. Zimmerman also provides clinical supervision to mental health practitioners.
As Chairman of the clinical advisory board for Magen New York, Dr. Zimmerman leads the clinical team in decision making, organization development, the establishment of policy and procedure, and program implementation. The advisory board also facilitates the implementation of the comprehensive Safety Kid abuse prevention program and behavioral guidelines in community yeshivos. Dr. Zimmerman frequently lectures on various topics such as abuse prevention, parenting, communication, empathy, and happiness.