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Dr. Austin-Small comes from a family that has served in every branch of the military and every major conflict, beginning with the American Revolution. The uncle with whom he shares part of his name stormed the beach of Normandy in the Army, and returned to service with the Navy in Korea. Another uncle was responsible for keeping the communication lines active and guarded in Vietnam. Dr. Austin-Small takes the experiences of veterans seriously, and continues the family tradition of public service and comittment to public health.

Dr. Austin-Small has over 25 years in the field. He has worked in a wide variety of inpatient, outpatient, and residential settings in psychotherapist, evaluator, and directorship roles. This includes working for agencies such as:
New York State Office of Mental Health
New York State Office of Disability and Transitional Assistance

NHS England
Berkshire Medical Center
Brien Center
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

CA Mentor
Kaiser Permanente


Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

New York State Psychological Association
National Association of Disability Examiners
British Psychological Society
Golden Key Honor Society


Ph.D. Psychology NorthCentral University

B.A. Psychology Pitzer College

NPI: 1740466895

NY Psychologist License #: 021191

CT Psychologist License #: 4391

UK HCPC Reg, Forensic and Clinical Specialties: PYL040403

BPS Chartered Psychologist, Clinical and Forensic: 556976

NY Worker's Compensation Board Authorization Number: S21191-2


New York Worker's Compensation
Personality Disorder Assessment

Fitness for Duty
VA & SSA Disability Evaluation and Decision-Making
Crisis Intervention

MoCA Evaluation

DMA Initial Mental Disorders Examination

DMA Medical Opinions

DMA: Military Sexual Trauma and the Disability Exam Process

DMA Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Examination

DMA Aid and Attendance and Housebound Examination

DMA: Mental Health Examinations

DMA Aggravation Opinions

DMA General Certification Overview

Forensic Interviewing of Older Adults

Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5

Assessment and Management of Patients at Risk for Suicide

Functional Behavior Assessment

SSA National Anti-Fraud Training


Psychological First Aid

Seeking Safety

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD- Enhanced Practice

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Mentalization Based Therapy

Advanced CBT

Narrative Therapy

Transgender Competancy

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