Meet the Staff

Dr. Steven Hertler - Psychologist - Owner and Principle Operator

Steven Hertler, a New York and New Jersey licensed psychologist, has served in Four Winds Hospital, Morristown Memorial Hospital and The Children’s Institute, assessing persons with serious mental illness, developmental delays, learning disabilities and autism.  Dr. Hertler’s experience is drawn from a combination of research, teaching and clinical practice.  He researches personality and identity and has written critical reviews on the diagnosis and etiology of obsessive personality in addition to conducting empirical research on identity change in young adults.  At the College of New Rochelle, he teaches undergraduate courses in General Psychology and Brain and Behavior, and graduate courses in Psychopathology, Rorschach Methods, Testing and Assessment and Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.  Clinically, he holds positions as the principle diagnostician for the Children’s Hospital Assessment and Treatment Team at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, as the district psychologist for the East Newark School, and as a consulting psychologist for the Psychological Group of Northern New Jersey.  Dr. Hertler is also a contributor to Sage’s Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness and an associate editor for Europe’s Journal of Psychology and Sage Open. 

Psychodiagnostics’ Social Worker

A New Jersey Licensed Social Worker with more than five years of experience in pediatric social services, Thanya Jeanty currently works for Middlesex and Somerset County as an early intervention specialist promoting pre-linguistic, fine motor, cognitive and social developmental skills in young children. Working closely with both families and school child study teams, she serves as a bridge between the early years and school years. In addition, Thanya Jeanty is employed by the Saint Barnabas Healthcare System at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center where she conducts social history assessments, connects families to community resources, and serves as an advocate for families in need.

Psychodiagnostics’ Early Development Specialist

Rose Anne Turiano holds master’s degrees in counseling psychology and school psychology as well as a doctorate in clinical child psychology.  Currently, she conducts psychological evaluations for the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center both in the department of Neonatology for the High Risk Infant Follow-Up Program, and for the Children’s Hospital Assessment and Treatment Team.  Dr. Turiano has held positions with Family and Children’s Services as a psychotherapist and case manager and with the Carteret Board of Education as a school psychologist.  Dr. Turiano’s training included supervised service at the Jersey Shore Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel’s Psychiatry and Neonatology Departments as well as the Bogota Public Schools and the Clarkstown Public Schools.

Dr. Steven C. Hertler
10 Sycamore Avenue
Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey 07423

Second Location
218 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair, New Jersey 07043