Doctoral Internship Faculty

Supervising Faculty:

Eric Schwartz, Psy.D., ABPP, Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology: Vice President of Clinical Services and Director of Psychology Internship Training (Full Time). Dr. Schwartz has been the Director of Psychology Internship Training at Sarah Reed for more than 14 years.  Dr. Schwartz is responsible for the day to day management of the internship and provides individual and group supervision.  He has an interest in attachment, trauma, child psychotherapy, and organizational change.

Laura Amoscato, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Assistant Director of Psychology Internship Training/Director of QA/QI (Full Time): Dr. Amoscato is joining the staff of Sarah Reed Children's Center as the Assistant Director of Psychology Internship Training and the Director of our QA/QI program.  Dr. Amoscato has worked extensively with children, adolescents, and families.  She has experience in schools and in mental health settings.  Dr. Amoscato will be supervising intern's clinical work as well as conducting a seminar and coordinating the research project.. 

Robert Iddings, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist: Director of Community Clinical Services(Full-Time)  Dr. Iddings has been at Sarah Reed for more than 10 years.  He is a former doctoral intern at Sarah Reed.  Dr. Iddings supervises the clinical work of the intern placed at the Integrated Partial Hospitalization Program and also leads the Child Trauma Seminar.

Kim Quirk, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, Millcreek Township School District:  Dr. Quirk supervises the two doctoral interns in the Millcreek Township School District.  Dr. Quirk works closely with the interns to integrate them into their school settings enabling the interns to develop their competencies as school psychologists. 

Maryann DeSarro, MA, Certified School Psychologist:  Ms. DeSarro provides site supervision for the doctoral intern who is assigned to Chestnut Hill Elementary School.  Ms. DeSarro has many years of experience as a school psychologist and has been providing site supervision for the doctoral interns for the past 3 years.

Anthony Bostaph, MA, Licensed Psychologist: Mr. Bostaph is a full time supervisor in our outpatient behavioral health department.  He leads the intern Professional Seminar and teaches/supervises the interns best practice medical necessity evaluations.   

Brittany Hayden, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist: Dr. Hayden currently provides supervision for the doctoral interns psycho-educational assessments conducted as part of their training in assessment at the residential campus school.  Dr. Hayden also co-leads the Cultural Competence Seminar.

Adjunct Training Faculty:

Adrienne Dixon, Ph.D.: Associate Vice President of Residential Treatment and Cmmunity Support Services.  Dr. Dixon has been at Sarah Reed for more than 20 years.  She is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist.  Dr. Dixon provides adjunct supervision to the interns assigned to the Residential Program, and she leads the Family Systems Seminar.

Jay Pashupathi, M.A., Mr. Pashupathi is a full-time therapist in the Psychiatric Residential Treatment Progam and co-leads the intern seminar on Cultural Competency.

Kirsten Brunner, DO, FAAP, FAPA, Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist: Dr. Brunner meets monthly with the interns to discuss and consult on cases and provide didactic information on child and adolescent psychopharmacology.