Debra Waxman, M.S.Ed., L.M.H.C.

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Debra Waxman is a New York State Certified School Psychologist and New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor who earned a Masters degree in School Psychology from Queens College, N.Y. 

Professor Waxman, who has for the majority of her career worked as a School Psychologist and Mental Health Counselor in multiple professional venues including the Department of Education of the City of N.Y., private Hebrew day schools, and counseling agencies, has since Fall 2010 been employed as Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education of Touro College, and Lander College for Women.

Professor Waxman's professional interests included psychological assessments of children with learning and emotional disabilities and recommendation of appropriate class placement and services. Professor Waxman worked with school administrators to evaluate outcome measures of educational interventions, supervised teachers, ran parent workshops, and interfaced with community members regarding educational and cultural diversity issues.


M.S. in School Psychology, Queens College

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to School Psychology
Social Psychology of the Family