Dr. Fatima Ramos-Marcuse, PhD, NPP is a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry and a Developmental Psychologist specializing in child, adolescent, adult, couples and family therapy and medication management. She maintains a private practice in Mamaroneck, New York. She speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish and French. She has practiced in New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Baltimore and Geneva, Switzerland.
With over 15 years experience in psychiatric mental health and psychotherapy for individuals and families, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients in Westchester County, New York. Among her areas of expertise are depression, mood dysregulation and anxiety in children, adolescents and parents.
In addition to being a relationship therapist, Dr. Ramos-Marcuse has presented at national and international conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics such as: "Preventive intervention with depressed parents and their preschoolers: A community based family intervention." She has also authored several books chapters and peer reviewed articles, including:
Ramos-Marcuse, F. & Harms, A. (2009). Chapter 23-Caring for the child with a psychological or cognitive condition. In S. Ward &S. Hisley (Eds.), Maternal-child nursing care: Optimizing outcomes for mothers, children, and families. F. A. Davis Company.
Woodhouse, S., Ramos-Marcuse, F., Ehrhich, K. B., Warner, S. & Cassidy, J. (2010). The role of adolescent attachment in moderating and mediating the links between parent and adolescent psychological symptoms. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39: 1, 51-63.
Dr. Fatima Ramos-Marcuse is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. As a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry, she integrates psychotherapy with use of medication when necessary to achieve the best results. With compassion and understanding, she works with clients to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
University of Maryland School of Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Columbia University: Masters of Science (MS) in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
University of Maryland School of Nursing: Post-MS certificate
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University: MA in Psychology and PhD in Developmental Psychology
University of Maryland, Department of Psychology, College Park: Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Licenses and Certifications:
Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry by the State of New York
Board Certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by ANCC
Board Certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist by ANCC
Dean Morton Berger Memorial Prize for Excellence in Research, from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY.
Collaborating with University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University and a clinical research team at the Kennedy Krieger Therapeutic Nursery to evaluate an intervention program called, "We cuddle and grow: How does that work?"