Clinical psychologist Dr. Paul Schottland brings a solid educational and professional background to his private practice. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, followed by graduate and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California Sch… Read More
Clinical psychologist Dr. Paul Schottland brings a solid educational and professional background to his private practice. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, followed by graduate and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. Upon receipt of his Ph.D., Dr. Schottland completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Wright Institute in California, as well as at Harvard Medical School's McLean Hospital. He has also received training in cognitive therapy at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Philadelphia.
Dr. Paul Schottland served as Chief Psychologist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for most of the 1980s. In the years since, he has conducted his private practice in the Florham Park, New Jersey area. An Advanced Certified Cognitive-Schema Therapist, within the International Society of Schema Therapy, he regularly applies this contemporary integrated method in his practice. Dr. Schottland holds membership in several additional organizations, including the New Jersey Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association.
Having received specialized training in child psychology and Child Optimism, Dr. Schottland contributes his knowledge to public, private, and special needs schools as well as religious institutions throughout New Jersey. Focusing on character development, he teaches parents techniques for guiding their children toward positive values. Dr. Paul Schottland believes strongly in the power of resilience, and connects development of character with the building of resilience and skill in handling adversity. For instance, he makes a point of teaching divorcing parents to frame the situation in a constructive manner, creating a positive experience for the children.
Currently a resident of New Jersey, Dr. Schottland contributes to several charities, including the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He enjoys spending time with his family, including his son and daughter. Read Less