Guided by the Best Interests of Each Family
Dr. Younger, Psy.D.
Dr. Younger has also been a member of the undergraduate psychology department at Mercy College, where she was an instructor on childhood and adolescent psychopathology. She was an adjunct faculty member at Pace University’s doctoral program, teaching infant assessment.
Dr. Gerson, Psy.D.
Darrin W. Gerson, Psy.D., a clinician at Younger Psychology, is a New York State licensed psychologist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a host of settings including inpatient, residential, and outpatient facilities. He is currently the Chief of Service at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.
Dr. Gerson conducts psychological evaluations across Long Island and New York City for parties including DSS/ACS, OCFS, Family Court and Supreme Court, and has provided a range of other assessments, including focused diagnostic evaluations and in-depth evaluations of competency and risk assessment.
Dr. Gerson also provides psychological assessments, psychotherapy, and therapeutic visitation services at Younger Psychology. He specializes in matters related to psychological assessments, as well as individual and family therapy- specializing in matters related to depression, anxiety, anger/violence, and traumatic responses to events such as death, divorce, and abuse. Dr. Gerson approaches clients in a process-guided approach, seeking to understand how problems have evolved. He then assists clients in gaining strength and understanding in order to take control of their lives in a positive and healthy manner.