APN, BC, Founder
Deborah graduated with a BS in nursing from SUNY Stony Brook and is a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurse. She received an MA in Gerontological Advanced Practice Nursing from New York University and a post Masters from SUNY Stony Brook. She has been a psychiatric provider for the majority of her 44+ year professional career.
She began her nursing career at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in New York City. After moving to New Jersey, she worked at St. Clare’s Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Morristown Medical Center. In 1998, she joined the medical staff of Atlantic Health Care Systems.
Deborah attended the David Winston School of Herbal Medicine and is a Certified Practitioner in Clinical Aromatherapy. She currently works with Bridgeway Rehabilitation Center’s Partial Care Psychiatric Day Program. She founded her private practice, Advanced Behavioral Counseling of Northern New Jersey, LLC, located in Newton, in 2004.