ABOUT Erika Baron, PsyD
Dr. Erika Baron is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of training and professional experience in clinical psychology and neuropsychology. She currently owns and operates a boutique private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina providing comprehensive psychological assessment, psychoeducational evaluations, and therapeutic intervention to a wide range of clinical populations. Prior to relocating to Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Baron maintained a private practice with both New Jersey and New York locations. She remains licensed in New Jersey and, therefore, has the ability to provide psychological services to residents in NC & NJ.
Dr. Baron earned her doctoral degree in School-Clinical Child Psychology from Pace University in New York. She graduated with honors, receiving the Henry Birnbaum Endowed Scholastic Achievement and Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year Awards. Prior, she earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan, graduating Summa Cum Laude with Highest Distinction.
During her training, Dr. Baron gained expertise in childhood, adolescent and adult clinical populations from renowned medical and psychiatric institutions including NYU Langone Medical Center, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, Bellevue Hospital Center, Four Winds Hospital, and Queens Children’s Psychiatric Center. She also conducted therapy and clinical assessment in outpatient mental health centers and schools.
Dr. Baron completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC where she provided clinical care for the pediatric rehabilitation inpatient unit and outpatient services. She worked collaboratively with children, their families, and treatment staff and was also responsible for supervising psychology trainees. During the second part of her fellowship, Dr. Baron worked as a psychologist at Pediatric Assessment Learning and Support where she conducted evaluations and consultation with children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental delays, learning disabilities, attention disorders, psychiatric conditions, acquired and congenital neurological injuries, and medical conditions.
As well as maintaining a clinical practice, Dr. Baron has presented to professional, teacher, and parent groups through hospital Grand Rounds, didactics, and community presentations on the topics of neuropsychological assessment, learning disorders, and management of behavioral and psychological conditions. She has also co-authored a variety of articles and book chapters as well as received merit for her research that has been published in scholarly journals.
Dr. Baron previously held the role of Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School-Clinical Child Psychology program of Pace University where she co-taught doctoral level students in various courses such as Integrating Assessment Seminar, Psychological Assessment I (Cognitive Testing), II (Advanced Cognitive Testing), and III (Personality Testing), and The Exceptional Child-Field Experience and Seminar. Dr. Baron continues to cultivate her passion for teaching through various speaking engagements in the community.