PhD,  Clinical Psychology, February 1991

Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

License: North Carolina; New York

12/91 – present                      Psychologist, Private Practice

10/94 – 12/97                       Director, Quality Improvement

Blaisdell Alcohol Treatment Center, Orangetown, NY

10/91 – 10/94                        Sr. Psychologist/Team Leader

Blaisdell Alcohol Treatment Center, Orangetown, NY

10/89 – 10/91                        Sr. Psychologist

Rockland Psychiatric Center, Orangeburg, NY

10/86 – 10/89                        Residence Supervisor/Clinical Specialist

CCMH Dumont and Englewood, NJ

1985 – 1986                               Psychotherapist

Bustleton Guidance Center, Philadelphia, PA


Profession Affiliations:

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • NC Psychological Association
  • Diplomate, Professional Psychology, IABMCP
  • Board Member, WNC Psychological Association


Live Interview: “Love Addiction,” LetsTalkRecovery.com, February 14, 2007

Contributor: Is It Abuse?, Prevention, February 2006

Contributor: When He Doesn’t Love You Back, Cosmopolitan Magazine, July 2004

Dr. Irene on Sociopaths. Irene Matiatos, The Forensic Therapist, February 2002

Dr Irene’s Verbal Abuse (Site)! http://drirene.com, top-ranking site on verbal and emotional abuses, including  numerous articles on verbal and emotional abuse, codependency, anger, etc.

Contributing author, www.Vicus.com 1998-2000

Skill and Anxiety in Heterosocial Competence Among Male College Students, Published 1990.



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