Dr. Pentcheva Burns is a New York State licensed psychologist and a New York State and nationally certified school psychologist. She specializes in working with children and families with diverse behavioral and social/emotional needs. She received her doctoral degree from Hofstra University during which she completed an internship in school psychology and an externship at an adolescent residential treatment and detention center. While at Hofstra University, Dr. Pentcheva Burns provided diagnostic and therapeutic services while receiving weekly supervision in various clinics such as The Child and Family Trauma Institute, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Informed Clinic, The Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Clinic, The Diagnostic and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders, and The Institute for Family Forensic Psychology, providing her with a comprehensive background in working with a variety of populations and treatment modalities.
Dr. Pentcheva Burns also holds a master’s degree from New York University in Childhood Education and has worked in a variety of school settings, including being an undergraduate adjunct instructor at Hofstra University. After graduating with her doctorate in Psychology, she worked both as a school psychologist and clinical psychologist. Although her doctoral training predominantly focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the treatment of mental health disorders, she was drawn to the field of positive psychology, particularly mindfulness and acceptance based therapies, leading her to obtain extensive further training in this area.
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Hampton’s Mindful Youth – Psychological Wellness Services, PLLC is conveniently located in Sag Harbor, and easily accessible from East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Watermill, Southampton, and Shelter Island.
We are currently operating inside Sag Harbor Integrative Medicine Associates (SHIMA)
6A Rector Street, Sag Harbor, N.Y. 11963
Our mailing address is:
Hamptons Mindful Youth
51 Division Street – UPS Box 162
Sag Harbor, N.Y. 11963