Specialty Areas: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Office Location: Manhattan
Christina Di Bartolo, LMSW, is a licensed social worker who specializes in diagnostic evaluations, therapy, and assessment-based treatment planning for children and adolescents affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Ms. Di Bartolo is trained to deliver the Organizational Skills training program and works with adults interested in managing their ADHD through behavioral intervention.
Ms. Di Bartolo is also a research program coordinator at the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders and the Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience. Her responsibilities include managing recruitment, evaluating potential participants, collecting data, providing logistical support to study therapists, and maintaining IRB approval for ten research protocols.
Ms. Di Bartolo earned her master's degree in social work from the NYU Silver School of Social Work. She obtained her bachelor's degree from the NYU College of Arts and Science, where she graduated summa cum laude, with honors in psychology.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Di Bartolo worked at the Child Study Center as a project assistant on two NIMH-funded trials in the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders.
Ms. Di Bartolo is a member of the New York City chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Phi Betta Kappa, Psi Chi, and Phi Alpha. She is a co-author with Drs. Howard Abikoff and Richard Gallagher of a poster entitled, A rating scale of children's organizational, time management, and planning skills: The COSS, presented at the annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Florida, in 2008.