Welcome to RPS! - Rockland Psychological Services, PC
Meet the RPS Staff
Stephen W. Buckley, Ph.D.
Clinical Director
Dr. Buckley received his doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University: Albert Einstein College of Medicine campus, Bronx, NY.  While at Yeshiva, Dr. Buckley published multiple research studies in psychophysiological processes in infant/child development for The Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories. Previously, Dr. Buckley graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, NY, with a Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology. Dr. Buckley received his bachelor's degree in General Psychology, graduating cum laude from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.
Dr. Buckley became a licensed psychologist in 1999, and has worked with the chronically ill psychiatric population, inpatient substance abuse population, and has maintained an outpatient private practice for the past thirteen years. Dr. Buckley is currently on staff at Yeshiva University as a Clinical Supervisor of graduate students preparing for licensure, and is also presently an adjunct professor of psychology at Ramapo College of New Jersey; previously holding position of adjunct professor of psychology at Domican College.
Dr. Buckley is a certified HRV Biofeedback specialist, trained by the HeartMath Institute in Boulder Creek, CA. HRV Biofeedback is used to treat a range of conditions in children, adolescents and adults. Please click tab to the left for more information.
Dr. Buckley provides cognitive behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples and the elderly, in both individual and group treatment. Dr. Buckley specializes in the treatment of psychological trauma: specifically physical and sexual abuse; as well as treating biploar disorder, addiction and the more profound thought disorder symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
Elijah Bell, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychotherapist
Education Institution: Yeshiva University – Ph. D. & M.A.                                  
New York University  - B.S.                                          
Internship – Princeton
Certified Substitute Teacher - NYC Department of Education  
Certified Auricular Acupuncturist - Lincoln Hospital – NYC
Research Assistant –Yeshiva University      
Areas of Expertise:
Substance Abuse Specialist (Coping Skills & Relapse Prevention)
Adult, Adolescent, and Family Therapy
Neuropsychological Evaluations
Multiple Sclerosis Therapist
Auricular Acupuncturist
Weight Management
Smoking Reduction
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