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Alexander Alperin, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in New York and New Jersey and is in full-time private practice of psychotherapy with adolescents, adults, and couples in Teaneck, NJ. He is an instructor and supervisor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP), Rutgers University and has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as Psychology and Behavioral Science International Journal, School Psychology Review, Journal of Clinical Case Studies, and Psychology in the Schools. Dr. Alperin was the lead author of the first systematic review of school outcome literature on behavior interventions with middle school students exhibiting disruptive behaviors, which is scheduled to appear in the School Psychology Review and received the journal’s 2020-2021 article spotlight. His numerous professional presentations have been on topics such as psychological trauma, parenting, self-care, behavior management, disruptive behavior disorders, and evidence-based behavior interventions at conferences sponsored by the American Psychological Association, National Association of School Psychologists, Rutgers GSAPP Continuing Education Program, Rutgers’ Employee First Initiative, Beautiful Mind 2020 Summit, New Jersey Department of Corrections, Indeed Institute, New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons (NJ-STEP), and various school districts in New Jersey. A nationally registered health service psychologist and certified school psychologist, he received a Certificate in Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychotherapy from the New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis and a Certificate in Evidence-Based Approaches to Addiction Treatment from the Center for Motivation and Behavior Change.