Boston University Graduate School of Education, 1997
Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology and Human Development

Doctoral Dissertation Research:
Qualitative life history, case study of couples whose marriages stayed intact despite the of their child.
Assesses how couples survive and "grow" from the loss.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, 1991-1992
Post-Masters Certificate Program in Family Therapy
Certificates Earned:
Concentration in Structural and Strategic Family Therapy

University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, 1990
Master of Science in Education in Psychological Services

Muhlenberg College, 1989
Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology
Dean's List 1986-1989

Family Therapy Training:
Family Solutions, 1994-1995

Kantor Family Institute, 1992-1994

Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, 1990-1992

Licensures, Memberships and Honors:
Licensed: Marriage and Family Therapy in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts

AAMFT Approved Supervisor, Feb. 2002

Certified: Medical Hypnotherapy

Clinical Member: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - Accreditation Track (AAMFT)

American Psychological Association (APA) Clinical Membership

Children's Group Therapy Association

Member: Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Gamma Chapter
Boston University, School of Education

Association for the Advancement of Family Therapy in New Jersey

1996 Partners in Hope Award
Boston Children's Services
Award: Recognition of dedication to Children and Families

Research Interests/ Lecture Topics:
Post-Divorce Survival: "Learning to Live Again"
Eating Disorders and Self-Mutilation
The Aging Parent - Elder Care Issues
The Death of a Child: Hope and Help for Counselors


Dr. Wendee Kim Schildhaus, Ed.D.,LMFT

Professional Experience:
West Bergen Center for Children/Youth 1999-Present

Staff Family Therapist and Supervisor

Health Resources    May 2002-Present
Employee Assistance Program Affiliate

Harris, Rothberg International    Jan.2001-Present
Employee Assistance Program Affiliate

Cornell University/New York Presbyterian Hospital  Oct.2000-Present
Psychological Consultant to Ira M. Jacobson, M.D.
Chief Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Catholic Community Services   Sep.2002-Dec.2003
Clinical Supervisor

Bergen Regional Medical Center  May 2001-Dec.2002
Director/Psychological Consultant

Hudson Milestones  March 2001-Nov.2001
Psychological Consultant

Culligan/Hershman Associates  Sep.1996-2001
Geriatric Psychologist/Consultant

Seton Hall University  1996-Present
Educational Specialist    Sept. 1996-Present
Supervisor     Sept. 1998-Present

Boston Children's Services    Sept. 1995-Aug.1996
Family Therapist

Family Services of Greater Boston   Sept. 1995-Aug.1996
Psychological Services/Family Therapy

Conley School          March 1996-Aug.1996
Group Therapist

Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy  August 1995
Psychology Crisis Intake Worker

Boston Regional Medical Center  July 1994-Oct. 1995
Psychology Clinician (Intern)

The Family Center  June 1993-June 1994
Intern through the Kantor Family Institute

Hospice of Cambridge: Chilton House  Sep. 1992-May 1993
Intern through the Kantor Family Institute

Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic Sept. 1990-Aug.1992
Trainee: Family Therapy Training Program

Family Partnerships  Sep. 1991-Aug.1992
Research Assistant

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children Sep. 1991-May1992
Patient Management Advisor with a team of social workers.

Southwark Elementary School  Sep. 1990-May 1991
School Consultant

Family-Therapy Institute/Downstate Medical Center July 1990-Aug.1990
Critiqued videotapes of family therapeutic sessions. Supervision weekly.

Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic Pre-school Early Intervention Ctr.
Sep. 1989-May 1990


Valley Youth House; shelter adolescent runaways  Sep.1988-May 1989
Individual and family counseling. Conducted intakes and led role plays.

Kings County Psychiatric Hospital   July/August 1987-Aug.1988
Participant/Observer Group Therapy

B.O.C.E.S. Center: Emotionally Disturbed/Learning Disabled Children
May/June 1986-1988

Aided small group counseling.