Dawn Catucci

Dawn Catucci


Dawn Catucci is the Founder and Clinical Director of Mental Health Counseling for Emotional WellBeing PLLC. She is a NYS Certified School Psychologist and a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Dawn is extensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Dawn specializes in evidenced based counseling practices for children, teens and young adults. She is a Diplomate and Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT). Dawn is currently a school psychologist at Ardsley High School and has been a school psychologist for 20 years. In 2008, Dawn and her colleagues at Ardsley High School were one of the first schools to implement comprehensive DBT in a school setting and are now implementing comprehensive CBT in a school setting. She is highly interested in dissemination of evidenced based counseling practices in schools as well as in the community. Dawn has facilitated CBT and DBT trainings for several other school districts and school psychologists across Westchester County. She is a New York Association School Psychologist (NYASP) Board Member, serving on multiple conference committees and as the Chapter L Co-Representative since 2009. Dawn has presented at state conferences and local NYASP chapter workshops on Utilizing Comprehensive DBT and CBT in a School Setting. Dawn is experienced in working with students who have developmental disabilities and Autism. Prior to becoming a School Psychologist and Mental Health Counselor, Dawn was a Special Education and a Kindergarten teacher.

Dawn has been featured in the Wall Street journal and the US News and World Report articles below:




  • Masters Degree in Educational Psychology MS Ed. – Fordham University 1993
  • Professional Diploma in School Psychology P.D. -Fordham University 1994

License, Certifications & Awards

  • Diplomate and Certified Cognitive Therapist by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy
  • University of the State of New York Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • University of the State of New York Permanent Certification School Psychologist 1999
  • University of the State of New York Permanent Certification Special Education Teacher
  • University of the State of New York Permanent Certification Nursery, Kindergarten & 1-6 Teacher