Eating and weight disorders and body image issues utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders, Maudsley Family Based Therapy for patients who have anorexia nervosa and live with their family, and mirror exposure therapy for body image disturbances.
Major life transitions, career development, and/or career change
Depression and related disorders, OCD, anxiety disorders, and phobias
Couples Counseling and relational challenges
Identity development, enhancing self-understanding, sexual orientation, and gender identity
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Fordham University Masters of Science in Education, Mental Health Counseling, Fordham University Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Northeastern University
Dr. Gabrielle Schreyer-Hoffman received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and her Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University. Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman obtained her training and clinical experiences at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Eating and Weight Disorders Program; Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital’s Child, Adolescent and Family Program; Columbia University Medical Center; the Karen Horney Clinic; Pace College Counseling Center; Renfrew Center; Neuropsychology Associates; and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. Her eclectic training and experience with children, adolescents, adults, and senior patients has allowed her to build a strong clinical foundation for understanding mental health across the lifespan. She has served diverse urban patient populations of all ages, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds throughout her career.
Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman has expertise in eating and weight disorders and related issues, such as personality disorders, OCD, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, phobias, and trauma. Additionally, Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman has conducted research in and works with patients on improving their self-esteem and body image. She utilizes evidence-based treatments to treat adult and adolescent patients who are struggling with disordered eating, eating disorders, and body image disturbances.
She has worked extensively with emerging adult populations at a college counseling center, hospital and community clinics, and in private practice settings. Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman is apt at understanding and helping patients struggling with anxieties (e.g., general, performance, and social anxiety), depression, poor motivation, and relational problems. She works with patients to enhance identity development, improve self-esteem and increase self-understanding and self-awareness. Additionally, Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman works with patients to understand problematic relational dynamics, develop and improve their ability to cope, problem solve and communicate. Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman also aids patients with career development and selection by exploring vocational options based on the intersection between their skills, abilities, and interests; this area of interest was developed through Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman’s research, training, and field experiences.
Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman presently works with adolescent, emerging adult, and adult patients. She aids her patients in enhancing their self-understanding and awareness, increasing their free will and their ability to cope with challenges and stressors by implementing different treatment modalities and techniques, and helping patients to develop adaptive coping and communication skills. Dr. Schreyer-Hoffman’s therapeutic style is genuine, nonjudgmental, empathetic, culturally competent, LGBTQIA affirming, and kink aware.
American Psychological Association Academy for Eating Disorders
Schreyer-Hoffman, Gabrielle, “Understanding the Factors that Increase Disordered Eating and Eating Disorder Risk among Female Undergraduates” (2020). ETD Collection for Fordham University. AAI27669065. https://research.library.fordham.edu/dissertations/AAI27669065
Schreyer-Hoffman, G. & Erlanger, D. (2016). Effects of RBANS demographic adjustments with a culturally diverse urban elderly sample. Submitted for consideration as a paper or poster at the 45th annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) in New Orleans, LA.
Ng, V., Schreyer, G., Rowe, K., & Simon, S. (2014). Career development experiences of Asian Americans with disabilities: Updates and implications for practice. Poster presentation at the 122nd annual conference of the American Psychological Association in Atlanta, GA.
Jackson, M., Dillon, G., Wilson, G., Regis, A., Pagnotta, J., Schreyer, G., Bennett, K., Thomas, & S.,O’Neill, S. (2014). How to identify strength-based sources of self-efficacy and transferable skills to expanded educational/career pathways. Workshop at the 31st annual conference of the Winter Roundtable at Teachers College in New York, NY.