Meet the Team


Deirdre Waters, PsyD is a New Jersey licensed psychologist who has worked in the mental health field for the past twenty years and her areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, early recovery issues, substance abuse/dependency, women’s issues, and stress management. Dr Waters has supervised graduate students in various stages of training (practicum, pre doctoral interns and post doctoral fellows) and is committed to teaching third wave CBT to her students.



Brittany Wesnitzer is in her second year of her graduate program at Montclair State University. She is currently working towards her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in children and adolescents. Previously, Brittany attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Sociology. During her time at Rutgers University, Brittany conducted research with Dr. Shalonda Kelly, and looked at the effects of racism and cultural perspectives on intimate relationship functioning. She graduated Suma Cum Laude with her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in 2016. Currently at Montclair State University, Brittany conducts research with Dr. Sandra Lewis, examining the physical and psychological effects of racial microaggressions on African American college students. Brittany has a strong interest in multiculturalism and race related issues, as well as the dynamics of romantic relationships and family functioning. Mood-related disorders, such as anxiety and depression, are also primary interests of Brittany’s work. Eventually, Brittany would like to obtain a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She looks forward to her experience at the Behavioral Health Institute of Monmouth County.