La Teisha Callender, Ph.D.

(908) 526-1177 ext. 46

La Teisha Callender, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist whose practice consists of the assessment and clinical treatment of children, adolescents, families and adults. Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, and familial conflict. She specializes in the individual and group treatment of adolescents and adults accused of sexual acting out. She also conducts risk assessment evaluations of individuals accused of sexual acting out. She is a Board Member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (NJ-ATSA.) Dr. Callender conducts forensic evaluations, assessment of parental fitness and bonding assessments for the family court.

In addition to her private practice work, treats juvenile offenders in a state correctional facility. Dr. Callender uses a cognitive behavioral model to help her clients make meaningful life changes. She is passionate about empowering her clients to move past their histories of intergenerational poverty, violence, abandonment, neglect and trauma to embrace healthier futures.