September 06, 2021

Welcome new UCEBT psychologists!

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This is an exciting time of year for us! We are thrilled to be welcoming some amazing new psychologists to our team. 

Cristina Chévere-Rivera, Psy.D. and Carl Sallee, Psy.D. are our two newest postdoctoral residents.

Dr. Chévere-Rivera specializes in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Multicultural Therapy, and Feminist Therapy with a particular passion for working with the Latinx immigrant population. Dr. Chévere-Rivera is primarily working with our Trauma, Stress, & Resilience program.

Dr. Sallee specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and has a passion for de-stigmatizing the use of mental health services. Dr. Sallee is primarily working with our Anxiety & Mood program.

Both Dr. Chévere-Rivera and Dr. Sallee are taking clients at a sliding scale rate.

Sloan Strike, Ph.D. and Jordan Kugler, Ph.D. are our two newest clinical psychologists.

Dr. Strike specializes in evidenced-based therapies with adolescents, young adults, and their families. Over her 12 years in New York City, Sloan specialized in providing family therapy and parenting support. She values working with youth and their families to create opportunities for improved communication and healthier relationships. Dr. Sloan is primarily working with our Anxiety & Mood program.

Dr. Kugler specializes in specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (PTSD) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Jordan’s therapeutic style is upbeat, collaborative and emphasizes identifying, developing and actualizing his client’s values. He is currently taking referrals for adolescents (14 and up) as well as adults and couples/parents. Jordan is also available for professional consultation and trainings. Dr. Kugler is primarily working with our Dialectical Behavior Therapy program.

Kalee Gross, Psy.D. will be joining us in October as a licensed clinical psychologist.

 Dr. Gross will be a primary member of UCEBT’s Anxiety and Mood team, providing individual, family, and group intervention through evidence-based modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), for individuals struggling with anxiety and depression. Dr. Gross also has experience in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an evidence-based treatment for young children with behavioral problems.

All of these wonderful psychologists are currently taking new clients.