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Steven Sussman, Ph.D
Expert in Child & Adolescent Behavior
Co-Founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY & NJ
Steven Sussman, Ph.D. Steve is a clinical psychologist who is recognized for his creative techniques in working with young people who have learning disabilities, attention problems and/or exhibit difficult behavior problems.
He is the founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in Staten Island, NY and Mountainside, NJ. He is a past board member and past president of the Richmond County Psychological Association. He has produced a cable TV series, written guest columns for print media and lectures frequently for organizations such as the Family Support Network of the NY Learning Disabilities Association and Toughlove.
Steven Sussman’s innovative, creative and successful approaches to working with difficult children and adolescents has earned him the praises and respect of many parents, professionals and others who thought they had no where else to turn for help.
Parent Empowerment techniques help parents provide more effective leadership to their children. The fun and creative approach of using youth friendly techniques is highly effective in overcoming the oppositional attitude that many youth exhibit.

Laura Morra, LCSW
Laura Morra is a specialist in eating disorders, weight loss and body image problems.  She has extensive experience working with teenagers and adults suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating, and she has also worked with a bariatric practice evaluating and treating bariatric surgery candidates.  Laura has a warm, accepting, supportive approach that allows clients to feel comfortable sharing their private feelings about themselves and their bodies.

Israel Kalman, M.S

Izzy is a certified NY State school psychologist and a renown expert on anger management and bullying. He is known for his use of wisdom to empower victims of teasing and bullying. Izzy has his own website where free materials are available to families. Izzy also lectures and teaches educational and mental health professionals for Cross Country Education Seminars of Nashville. TN. as well as numerous school systems across the United States.

















































































































Video Subjects covered:
ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY ANESTHESIA AUDIOLOGY evaluation and treatment of hearing related problems BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS behavioral issues, developmental disabilities, adjustment and coping issues, learning and attention disorders, enuresis and encopresis, pain, psychophysiologic disorders, habit problems, anxiety, and stress management.
BURN evaluation and management of burns from thermal, electrical or chemical causes. CARDIOLOGY pediatric CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY CHILD ABUSE Child abuse is a very complex and dangerous set of problems that include child neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children. CLEFT AND CRANIOFACIAL DERMATOLOGY DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICS A medical specialty focusing on assessment and treatment of children with developmental delays, developmental disabilities or chronic conditions effecting physical or emotional development, learning or behavior. EAR, NOSE AND THROAT (ENT) A medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis, medical or surgical treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Also known as Otolaryngology. EATING DISORDERS EMERGENCY MEDICINE ENDOCRINOLOGY diabetes, thyroid and growth disorders. (The pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal, testicles, and ovaries are examples of endocrine glands.) EPILEPSY Seizure disorder
FEEDING PROBLEMS The evaluation and management of issues related to feeding and swallowing primarily in infants and small children. GASTROENTEROLOGY GENETICS HAND SURGERY HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY A medical specialty focusing on the study, diagnosis and treatment of the blood, blood-forming tissues, disorders affecting them, cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. INFECTIOUS DISEASE bacterial, viral and communicable diseases, including hepatitis, meningitis, tuberculosis, Lyme Disease and AIDS. INTERNAL MEDICINE LACTATION SERVICES breastfeed. MENTAL HEALTH NEONATOLOGY & NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Neonatology: A medical specialty focusing on the care and treatment of critically ill and/or premature babies. NEPHROLOGY treatment of kidney diseases and disorders. NEUROLOGY brain, spinal cord and nerves in the spine and extremities, including conditions such as strokes and seizures. NEUROSURGERY NUTRITION OB/GYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology) OPHTHALMOLOGY AND/OR OPHTHALMOLOGIC SURGERY treatment, including surgery, of diseases and disorders of the eye, such as cataracts and glaucoma. ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY OT (Occupational Therapy)- HABILITATIVE
The treatment of a delay in development of fine motor skills such as small muscle groups in hands. Focus of treatment is in development or strengthening muscle groups to teach or improve skills related to activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing and dressing. OT (Occupational Therapy)- REHABILITATIVE PEDIATRICS
PERINATAL MEDICINE PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION PLASTIC SURGERY PODIATRY Including bunions, hammertoes and other conditions. PT (Physical Therapy)- REHABILITATIVE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES PULMONOLOGY diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases and conditions of the respiratory system, such as bronchitis, asthma, emphysema and occupational lung disease. RHEUMATOLOGY inflammation or pain in the muscles, joints or connective tissues, such as arthritis. SEXUAL ABUSE SLEEP DISORDERS & SLEEP APNEA ST (Speech Therapy)- SURGERY A medical specialty focusing on surgical intervention to treat a disease or correct a problem related to an injury, illness or deformity. THORACIC & CARDIO. SURGERY TRAVEL UROLOGY A medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis and medical or surgical treatment of diseases and disorders of the kidneys, bladder, and urinary tract. As well as disorders affecting the male reproductive organs. is website that covers thwe following pediatric Specialties Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology for children and teens with issues and/or questions concerning gynecologic disorders, including sexually transmitted diseases, contraceptive issues, menstrual disorders and related female health issues..Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric cardiologists Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Multi-Handicap/Myelodysplasia
Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Nephrology at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies provides inpatient and Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery Pediatric Nutrition Pediatric Orthopedics Pediatric Pulmonology Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills Autistic Disorder (also called “classic” autism) · This is what most people think of when hearing the word “autism.” People with autistic disorder usually have significant language delays, social and communication challenges, and unusual behaviors and interests. Many people with autistic disorder also have intellectual disability. Asperger Syndrome People with Asperger syndrome usually have some milder symptoms of autistic disorder. They might have social challenges and unusual behaviors and interests. However, they typically do not have problems with language or intellectual disability. Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS; also called “atypical autism”) People who meet some of the criteria for autistic disorder or Asperger syndrome, but not all, may be diagnosed with PDD-NOS. People with PDD-NOS usually have fewer and milder symptoms than those with autistic disorder. The symptoms might cause only social and communication challenges.