Meet Dr. Austin-Small
Quinn Austin-Small, Ph.D.
Dr. Austin-Small founded Austin-Small Consulting in 2015.  Dr. Austin-Small specializes in thorough evaluation, diagnosis, and causality analysis of complex psychiatric disorders. His doctoral internship was completed at Rikers Island, part of NY DOHMH Correctional Health services. His dissertation focused on identity construction and its effects throughout the lifespan. Dr. Austin-Small has twenty years of experience in the mental health field in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York, and has worked in outpatient, emergency room, and correctional settings.

Dr. Austin-Small continues to refine his expertise through ongoing education and certification. Certifications and professional trainings include:

  • Veterans Administration Psychiatric Evaluator 

  • Seeking Safety

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Assessment of Personality Disorders

  • Risk Management

  • SSI & SSDI Evaluation and Assessment

Dr. Austin-Small is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and Certified Trauma Specialist with the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists. 

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Our Practice


Austin-Small Consulting was started in June 2015. With headquarters in New York's Capital District, Dr. Austin-Small provides evaluations nationally throughout the United States. Austin-Small Consulting delivers reports to attorneys and courts in the Federal, State, and local systems regarding complex analysis of psychiatric disorders and events. 

Attorneys are always welcome to call Dr. Austin-Small directly. Dr. Austin-Small is happy to discuss your needs, including turn-around time. He works well with claimants who can struggle with maintaining effective relationships with providers. Formal referrals can be made via email or postal mail, and all records will be reviewed prior to claimant clinical interview.

Claimants are scheduled and evaluated by Dr. Austin-Small without the frustrations that can arise when leaving messages with front desk staff. Evaluations are conducted at times convenient for the client, which can include evening and weekend appointments. There is no rush or artificial time limit set on clinical interviews- they can last as long as is required. Where appropriate, cognitive, neuropsychological, and psychiatric assessment batteries can be conducted. Collateral interviews with family members or supports are welcomed.


Latest Practice News:


Now Offering Psychotherapy!

Dr. Austin-Small now offers psychotherapy for individuals and couples. Using narrative and collaborative approaches, Dr. Austin-Small can help you resolve even long-standing difficulties. Expanded hours and insurance coverage are available.

Find Us on LinkedIn!

The new LinkedIn profile has launched! Follow the page to keep up to date on psychology news and tips.

Upcoming Community Work

Dr. Austin-Small will be volunteering conducting trainings and workshops for professionals and veterans in improving communication with providers, access to care, and more. Watch this space.


News You Can Use

New information sheets are available in the education center! Find out how to manage PTSD, seasonal mental health challenges, and improve partner support.

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