Dr. Eva L. Feindler ’75 is professor of psychology at Long Island University and directs its doctoral program in clinical psychology. As a faculty member of the specialty track in family violence and the former director of the Psychological Services Clinic, she is directly involved in programs to help children and families manage their anger and resolve conflict. She specializes in cognitive-behavioral interventions with children and adolescents, adolescent anger control, and family violence. Her current scholarly and research interest include RCT (Relational Cultural Theory) and clinical supervision.
Feindler received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Mount Holyoke College and her master’s and doctoral degrees from West Virginia University. Her clinical internship training was at the Children’s Psychiatric Center in Eatontown, New Jersey. Prior to joining the faculty at Long Island University, Feindler was an associate professor of psychology at Adelphi University where she also directed the master’s degree program in applied behavioral technology.
She is the author of several books, including: Anger-Related Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments; Adolescent Anger Control; Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies; Handbook of Adolescent Behavior Therapy; and Assessment of Family Violence. She has presented papers and conducted workshops both across the United States and internationally. Feindler is the founder and director of Teen Speakout and has managed the program for the past 14 years.
Feindler has served an appointed term on the New York State Board for Psychology and a term on the Board of the Nassau County Psychological Association. She also served on the APA Commission on Violence and Youth and on the APA Task Force on Violence and the Family. She is a founding board member of the International Center for Aggression Replacement Training (ICART).