Dr. Steven Karashik, PsyD

Name:Steven Karashik
Gender:Male
Specialty:Psychologist—ADD/ADHD; Mood & Eating Disorders
Marriage & Family Therapist—Couples Counseling; Substance Abuse
Clinical Neuropsychologist—Educational Testing
Review:3 client reviews
Location:90 Grove Street
Suite 103
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Phone: 203-633-4666
Fax: 888-456-7150
www.drkarashik.com
 
Introduction:
Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being.

As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

Please call or email me for an individual, couples or family therapy consultation today

Dr. Steven Karashik is a Licensed and Board Certified Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

With over 25 years experience as a psychotherapist, and as a graduate of the Miami Institute of Psychology specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are mood disorders, child and adult ADD/ADHD, anxiety, bipolar, addiction, substance abuse, and psycho-educational testing.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Dr. Karashik has presented as an Adjunct Instructor and Assistant Professor of Psychology and School Psychology.

Dr. Karashik is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

 Education: University of Florida; Carlos Albizu University/Miami Institute of Psychology; Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

License, Certifications & Awards: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified School Psychologist,  Diplomate and Fellow, Board Certified
 
Additional Training: Additional training at local New England colleges and universities.
 

Education:
SchoolDegreeMajorGraduation
Miami Institute of PsychologyPsyD-DoctorateClinical Psychology1995
Miami Institute of PsychologyMSPsychology1988
Mercy Hospital School of NursingNursingPractical Nursing1985
University of FloridaBAPsychology; Anthropology; Sociology1982
Miami-Dade Community CollegeAAPsychology; Sociology1979
Experience:
PositionOrganizationLocationDuration
Clinical PsychologistKarashik and AssociatesRidgefield, ConnecticutSince 1998-present
Clinical PsychologistUnited States Department of DefenseEl Paso, Texas2008-2009
Psychiatric Charge NurseHighland Park HospitalMiami, Florida1985-1990
School PsychologistNew York City Board of EducationBronx, New York1992-2000
License:
NameIssued ByDuration
PsychologistDepatment of Public Health State of CTnow
Publication:
Pre-surgical Preparation: A Pediatric Program Design
1995
Membership:
TitleOrganizationDuration
CertificationNational Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology2009
Board Certified Fellow and DiplomateAmerican Board of Medical Psychotherapists1988-present
MemberAmerican Psychological Association1988-present
Association:
Title/RelationshipOrganizationDuration
Board CertifiedABMPP1988
Other Location:
Serving Fairfield and Westchester counties.
Insurance:Most major insurance accepted.
Fee:
Insurance and sliding fee.
Schedule:
Monday thru Saturday with evening hours.
Language:English and Yiddish.


Client Review:

3 client reviews of Steven Karashik scored 1 out of 5.

Very Unprofessional
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by 4mom, Apr. 30, 2014

Shockingly poor experience. My child & I showed up for second appointment on time, Karashik texted my child while we were in waiting room to cancel. Tried to contact him for 2 weeks with no return response. We dropped by his waiting room and he didn't acknowledge us sitting there!
Very odd behavior for a professional.  Should not be treating children.   

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heartbroken
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by dad1, Feb. 17, 2013

karaquack.  A joke, no interest in helping patients only in lineing his pockets.  He is a thief a liar and a poor clinician.  He moves all the time, wonder what he is running from.  I read his student reviews from western ct college and they loved him because he almost never showed up to class no attendance, no paper and easy tests. thats beacuase he did not want to work.  he is the same way with patients. Trust and follow your instincts see somebody else he will make you worse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

* this reviewer has be with this therapist for <6 months
* this reviewer had 1 - 2 therapists before.
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Talks from both sides of his mouth
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by WPFlance, Mar. 09, 2012

Had a great repour with the kids in one aspect, not good with adults.  Spoke to each parent in favor of the one speaking.

Not reliable.  Couldn't be reached, did not return calls, couldn't be located, moved alot.  

Overall poor everything.

* this reviewer has be with this therapist for 6 months - 1 year
* this reviewer had 1 - 2 therapists before.
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