About Dr. Jonas:
Dr. Jonas is a postdoctoral fellow at Sue H. Bae, Ph.D. & Associates. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families from diverse backgrounds. She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents who have ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety and depression, as well as challenges with attachment, self-regulation, and coping with setbacks. In addition, she specializes in comprehensive and tailored psychological and psycho-educational evaluations.
Dr. Jonas has worked extensively in schools and community mental health settings. Because of her work in these settings, she has a depth of knowledge about how to address the types of challenges that children and families have at school as well as familiarity with IEP processes.
Dr. Jonas has a B.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, in California. She is committed to using evidence-based therapies including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) along with the therapeutic relationship to help clients reach their goals. She brings elements from attachment, psychodynamic, developmental, and mindfulness theories and techniques in order to create a highly individualized treatment to meet each client’s needs. She strives to be mindful of the environmental contexts in which each client lives and acts. Dr. Jonas uses creativity and humor to build a warm, collaborative, and safe space where clients can confront their challenges and work towards creating the life they want.
Dr. Jonas's clinical and research interests include:
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
- Evidence-Based Treatments
- Child and Adolescent Psychology
- Social Anxiety
- Issues of Diversity
- Play Therapy
- Psycho-educational Assessment
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Trauma
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Social Justice
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- School Issues