908.333.4646 x 109
beichert@somersetpsych.com

Dr. Eichert is a post-doctoral clinician who has earned his Psy.D. in School Psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University.

Dr. Eichert specializes in working with children, adolescents, and their families experiencing a variety of concerns including behavioral problems, anxiety, and mood disorders. He also has expertise working with adults experiencing difficulties with anxiety and depression and has a special interest in training parents to support their children using principles routed in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Dr. Eichert predominantly uses cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to address the needs of his clients and their families. His focus is on helping the individual client or family unit identify ways in which to build upon strengths to improve overall quality of life.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

May 2019 – Present

Post-Doctoral Clinician, Somerset Psychological Group, P.A., Somerville, NJ.
Outpatient individual, group, and family psychotherapy provided for a variety of presenting concerns in a private group practice setting.

September 2018 – Present

Behavior Specialist, South Brunswick School District, South Brunswick, NJ
Support students in both the general education and special education public school populations with challenging behaviors. This includes indirect service delivery such as collaborating with school I&RS Teams, Child Study Teams, teachers, related service providers, and administrators to make data-based decisions aligned with evidence-based practices as well as direct service delivery. This includes conducting Functional Behavioral Analyses, writing Behavior Intervention Plans, monitoring data collection, and providing individual and group school-based counseling. Additionally, oversee all Handle with Care training across the district, provide professional development for staff, and co-chair the district’s Social and Emotional Learning initiative.

July 2017 – Present

Part-Time Lecturer, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Piscataway, NJ
Co-teach a 300-level undergraduate course called Introduction to Clinical and School Psychology including conducting weekly lectures, facilitating online discussions, troubleshooting course-related obstacles, and managing teaching assistants.

May 2014 – Present

Explorer Boys Division Head/Behaviorist, Oak Crest Day Camp, Somerset NJ
Oversee first and second grade boy’s division (8 groups), train and supervise counselors, manage all camp-parent communication, and plan/run weekly special events.

August 2017 – June 2018

Pre-Doctoral School Psychology Intern, South Brunswick School District, South Brunswick, NJ
Support students with social, emotional, or behavioral needs in both the general education or special education settings through response to intervention, consultation, and direct service delivery.

June 2016 – June 2017

Co-Leader of the Rutgers Schools of Character Team in New Brunswick, New Brunswick Public Schools, New Brunswick, NJ
Coordinate and provide supervision to the Rutgers School of Character graduate student team members, serve as liaison between the New Brunswick School District Admin and the Rutgers team, facilitate development, dissemination, and review of a district-wide School Culture and Climate (SCC) committee survey, communicate with evidence-based SEL curricula reps, coordinate and supervise undergraduate student support to the SCC committees, and consult with various school district stakeholders.

August 2016 – June 2017

Mental Health Counselor, Highland Park Community Teen Center, Highland Park, NJ
Provide individual and group psychotherapy to middle and high school students, supervise student extra curricular activities, case manage, provide consultation to teachers and parents, and organize/run at least one community event.

Outreach Coordinator, Rutgers Psychological Services Clinic, Piscataway, NJ
Coordinate and conduct clinic outreach efforts to public schools, private schools, and
other child-serving organizations in the community.

EDUCATION

  • Psy.D. Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University School Psychology, 2018
  • Psy.M. Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University School Psychology, 2017
  • B.A.    School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, Cum Laude, 2014

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS & LICENSES

  • NJ Temporary Permit #193-021
  • NJ Certified School Psychologist

PRESENTATIONS

  • Franza, N.A., Eichert, B.W., Lorenzo, A.C., & Shernoff, E.S. (2015, February). Early career teacher effectiveness and connectedness in urban schools: A mixed method study. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, Fl.
  • Shernoff, E.S., Lekwa, A.J., Reddy, L.A., & Eichert, B.W. (2016, February). Examining implementation context before deploying coaching in high poverty schools. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Smith, N., Lorenzo, A., Eichert, B., Roberts, G., & Elias, M. (2016, November). Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum Fair . Social & Emotional Learning SIG Fall 2016, 10, 6.
  • Eichert, B. W., Lorenzo, A., & Elias, M. J. (2019, March/April). Implementing SEL Initiatives as School Psychology Trainees: Pushback, Buy-in, and Progress. NASP Communiqué47, 6.

RESEARCH

  • September 2016 – March 2018
    Examining the Effectiveness of Implementation Support Teams in Social-Emotional Learning and Positive Culture and Climate Program Implementation. Doctoral Dissertation.
  • Fall 2014 – June 2016
    Research Assistant, Elisa Shernoff Lab exploring Early Career Teacher Training and Experiences.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)