Dr. Gullesserian is a licensed clinical psychologist in New York and Connecticut. In addition, she is a certified school psychologist in New York. She has taught in the Graduate Counseling Program since 2009. Dr. Gullesserian is currently the school counseling student advisor for 2012.
July 2006- March 2008
Title: The Associations Between Child Characteristics and Family Functioning and Academic Achievement and Social Competence in Inner-city Gifted Children
Sept. 2001-August 2004
INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament Project, New York University
Data Manager, Graduate Student Assistantship
May 2001-August 2001
New York Housing Study, Harlem, NY
New York University, Department of Community Psychology, Adolescent Diary Study, New York, NY
Sept. 2000-Feb. 2011
New York University, Department of Social Work, Adoption and After Study, New York,NY
April 1999- July 2000
San Fernando Child and Family Guidance Center,North Hills,CA
Assistant Research Coordinator
Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
School Counseling Student Advisor, Graduate School of Education-Counseling
Manhattan College, Riverdale,NY
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education-Counseling
Private Practice, JAG Psychology PC, Bridgeport, CT & White Plains, NY
The Astor Home for Children, Tilden Day Treatment Program,Bronx,NY
Aug. 2007-August 2008
The Astor Home for Children, Byron Day Treatment Program, Bronx, NY
Pre-doctoral Clinical Internship, APA Accredited
Sept. 2005-May 2006
New York University Counseling Center, New York, NY
Sept. 2004-June 2005
Episcopal Social Services, New York, NY
August 2003-June 2005
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
August 2002- June 2003
The Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY
Sept. 2001-June 2002
Dalton High School, New York, NY
McClowry, S., & Gullesserian, J. October, 2006. INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament. Presented Workshop at the New York City Association for Education of Young Children Development Conference, New York, NY.
Godder, G., & Gullesserian, J. October, 2005. Etiology, assessment, and treatment of ADHD, and classroom management techniques for teachers. Paper presented at the Holy Trinity Elementary School Professional Day, Whitestone,N.Y.
Gullesserian, J., & Godder, G. October, 2005. Covert school bullying and classroom interventions. Paper presented at the Holy Trinity Elementary School Professional Day,Whitestone,N.Y.
McClowry, S., Snow, D., Carlson, A., Tamis-LeMonda, C., & Gullesserian, J. (2005). Child temperament and teacher feedback: Relationships to student engagement and disruption in the classroom. Poster presented at the Temperament and Personality Development Preconference at the Society for Research and Child Development, Atlanta,GA.
Gullesserian, J., McClowry, S., Tamis-Lemonda, C., Snow, D., & Carlson, A. May, 2004. Teacher Feedback as a Mediator Between Child Temperament and Student Classroom Behavior, Fourth Annual Cross-University Collaborative Mentoring Conference: A Multidimensional Perspective on Readiness, New York, NY.
Briggs, R., Carlson, A. & Gullesserian, J., April, 2003. Education Attainment and Parent-Child Interactions in African American Families, Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting,Tampa,FL.
Carlson, A., McClowry, S., Briggs, R., & Gullesserian, J. April, 2003. The Relationships Among Child Temperament, Student Behavior, and Teacher Feedback, Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting,Tampa,FL.
March, R., Hooker, K., Dale, K., Godder, G., Gullesserian, J., Marron, E., & Sattin, J., February, 2002. Perspectives from New York Cityon the September 11th Tragedy and Its Aftermath-Lessons learned from 9/11: Practical Applications for School Psychologists, National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention,Chicago,IL.
March, R., Hooker, K., Arnold, J., Dale, K., Deteso, J., Godder, G., Groossman, S., Gullesserian, J., Marron, E., Sattin, J., & Shrem, M. (2001, December). September 11: Perspectives fromNew York CitySchoolPsychologists. Communiqué, 30(4), 16.
Gullesserian, J.A., Weisman, A.M., Sharma, K.K., & Tobias, P., February, 2001. Typology and Triggers that lead to Juvenile Parricide, American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Convention,Seattle,WA.
Weisman, A.M., Sharma, K.K., Tobias, P., Ehrenclou, M., Gullesserian, J.A., & Peterson, S. February, 1999. Adolescents Who Kill Their Parents, American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Convention,Orlando,FL.
2010 Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (recertification)
2010 Invisibility Syndrome: A Clinical Model of the Effects of Racism on African-American Males
2009 Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Advanced Training (EBT)
2008 Coping Power Individual Child Program (EBT- NYSOMH)
2008 Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior Disorder (EBT-NYSOMH)
2008 How to Make an Aggressive and Violent Youth: Implications for Prevention and Treatment
2008 Play-Based Interventions for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
2007 Engaging Families of Young Children
2007 Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (EBT)
2007 Play Therapy 101
2007 Addressing the Unique Socioemotional Needs of the Gifted Student
2007 Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
2006- Current NYS Psychological Association, Member
2000- Current American Psychological Association, Member
2000- Current National Association of School Psychologists, Member