Dr. Virginia Boga is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in the treatment of children, family, and individual therapy, and maintains a private practice in Staten Island, NY.
With over 8 years experience as a Clinical Psychologist, and as a graduate of Long Island UNiveristy specializing in Psychodynamic therapy], she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with children and adolescents suffering from a variety of clinical issues (depression, anxiety, oppsotional behaviors, obsessive compulsive symptoms, drug addiction and many more). Clinciian also has extensive experience working with adults with various diagnostic issues (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder).
In addition to being a prominent psychodynamic therapist, Dr. Virginia Boga has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Ataque de Nervios (a cultural anxiety disorder); ADHD, At Risk Youth and Oppositional Disorders.
Dr. Virginia Boga is an interactive, psycho-dynamic therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support but at the same time help clients explore and gain insight into their triggers and possible dynamics leading to current symptoms. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Clinical Psycholgy Ph.D., Long Island University; 2009
General Psychology M.A., Long Island University; 2001
Psychology B.A., College of Staten Island; 1999
License, Certifications & Awards
New York Psychology License 020129
New Jersey Psychology License 35SI00527400
Full Scholarship for both Masters and Ph.D. in Psychology
Deans List all four yeares during B.A.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.
Internship at Rutgers University (Specializing in Children and Families)
Training in Anger Management
Training working with At Risk Youth (gang violence prevention)
Forensic Training (Worked 7 yeares at a Juvenile Prison)
Substance Abuse Training (Certificates and Worked 5 years in Substance Abuse Programs)
Professional Activities and Memberships
American Psychological Association