Cynthia Keefe, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in conducting comprehensive psychoeducation and AD/HD evaluations as well as providing individual, family and group therapy services and parent coaching support. She also assists parents by serving as a child advocate both in the school system and within the medical community.
Prior to joining The Southfield Center, Dr. Keefe held various training positions in both public and private settings. She worked at the residential treatment facility at Green Chimneys in Brewster, NY, on the adolescent inpatient unit at Four Winds Hospital in Katonah, NY and at the child/family outpatient clinic at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY. Dr. Keefe completed her pre- and post-doctoral training at Andrus (Mental Health Division) in White Plains, NY where she worked with children, adolescents and adults with a diverse range of diagnostic disorders. She is experienced in numerous evidence-based treatments including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), family system therapy, and empirically informed play therapy interventions. Dr. Keefe conducted a four-year research project at Fairfield University in the areas of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Parenting Stress. She has presented to local communities on various topics related to the mental health of children and adolescents including, executive functioning struggles in AD/HD, managing parenting stress and the parent/school partnership.
Dr. Keefe received her undergraduate degree at Lafayette College and her Master’s degree in Applied Psychology at Fairfield University. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University, C.W. Post. In her spare time, Dr. Keefe enjoys spending time with her family, antiquing, visiting Cape Cod, and reading.