Social Endeavors takes the clinical expertise and real-world parental experiences of their staff to bring help to kids and parents alike.
Dr. Miri Arie started her professional journey in 1999, when she worked as an ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) therapist for home based interventions for children with Autism Spectrum disorder. Since then, Dr. Arie completed a PhD program in clinical child psychology from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Dr. Arie moved to the US, where she completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at Northwestern University followed by a clinical post-doc internship at the Pediatric Consultation Center focusing on neuropsychological testing. Dr. Arie co-founded camp “One In a Hundred” (Chicago, IL) a day camp focusing on teaching social skills. Currently, In addition to her private practice in Rochester, NY Dr. Arie serves as an inclusion consultant to the JCC after school program and the summer day-camp. Dr. Arie enjoys working with children and adults. Her expertise includes supporting individuals toward developing social skills, overcoming anxiety and depression, coping with rigid thinking and behaviors, and developing awareness and acceptance of their own thoughts and feelings. Dr. Arie integrates Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques with psychodynamic practices. She works individually with clients and in groups. Parents play an important collaborative role when working with children. Common disorders include but not limited to: High-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Selective-Mutism, ADHD, Anxiety disorders, learning disabilities and defiant behaviors. Dr. Arie is fluent in English and Hebrew, and can support families who speak Russian and Hungarian as well. Dr. Arie is a mom to three boys.