The Kahane Center is committed to providing personalized, innovative, and comprehensive mental-health services that integrate all spheres of life.
Dr. Kahane and her team provide a wide range of services for children, adolescents, and adults.
The Kahane Center for Developmental and Psychological Well-Being was founded 20 years ago by Dr. Tamar Z. Kahane with the vision of providing insight, skills and support in order to emPOWER people to grow in all spheres and developmental stages of their lives. The Kahane Center logo, depicting growing leaves, represents the process of engaging in growth and evolving emotionally, socially and cognitively throughout our lives. The leaves are embedded in a circle as a reference to our integrated approach to psychological wellbeing. Relating to ourselves and our relationships as a process of growth that requires ongoing attention provides the nurturing environment we need in order to overcome our challenges and struggles.
Dr. Tamar Z. Kahane has been in private practice for over twenty years, providing excellent psychological care through her specialized, unique approach to mental health. She served as the Senior Psychologist in the Solomon Schechter School of Bergen County for seven years. She trained at the Kennedy Center at Albert Einstein Hospital and at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, receiving her Doctorate of Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, Columbia University. During her time at Einstein, Dr. Kahane received a grant to study the socio-emotional aspect of a learning disability from a neurological perspective, from which stemmed her subspecialty in Social Cognition Therapy. As a pioneer in this field, she introduced social skills training to her practice twenty years ago and continues to run multiple groups at The Center. Dr. Kahane is the founder of POWER, an original executive functioning curriculum that empowers children to become the best CEOs of themselves. POWER, which piloted at Lehman College this summer, has already helped hundreds of children, and continues to expand into schools across the country. Dr. Kahane lectures nationally, provides supervision to psychologists and professionals both in and out of her practice, conducts teacher trainings in private and public schools, and consults with many schools in the Metropolitan area. Dr. Kahane also serves on the Stigma Free Task Force for the City of Engelwood’s Department of Health.
Phone: (201) 894-9011 ext. 1
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