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Cathy Lederman

Cathy Lederman MCAT, LPC, BC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Board Certified Art Therapist who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults for over 20 years.  Cathy is skilled at offering parenting support, as well as supportive psychotherapy and advocacy for women experiencing abuse in relationships.

Cathy utilizes a child-centered approach to counseling children and teens and is passionate about engaging children in an inviting manner.  She incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and Trauma Focused CBT techniques with Art Therapy and Play Therapy interventions.

Cathy has expertise in working with children and teens experiencing anger, depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, eating disorders and developmental disabilities.  She has specialized in working with children who have experienced trauma and family changes for the past 18 years.  

She has conducted art workshops for children diagnosed with Autism and their families and has her own personal experience advocating for services through the school system and now college for disability services. Cathy has a passion for helping young adults with Autism achieve greater independence, productivity, and meaningful relationships. 

Cathy received her master’s degree in Creative Arts Therapy from Drexel (previously Hahnemann) University in 1991.

Expertise:

  • Children and teens
  • Board Certified Art Therapist
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Art therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavioral issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Trauma
  • Family transitions
  • Autism
  • Parent support and coaching
  • Domestic violence/abusive relationships

NJ license 37PC00627100

Fee: $135 for a 45 – 50 minute session ($175 for the initial appointment)