Dr. Rebecca Amster
Dr. Rebecca Amster is a licensed clinical psychologist in Aventura, providing short-term and long-term therapy to adolescents and adults. She has extensive training in cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and interpersonal techniques. She utilizes an integrative approach, tailoring the therapy to the individual needs of each client. Her style is nonjudgmental, empathic, and interactive.
Dr. Amster received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology in New York. Over the past 12 years, she has trained and worked in various outpatient clinic settings with individuals, couples, and families. She has led and co-led various groups (Anxiety, DBT, and Early Recovery). She has worked in college counseling centers in New York, providing individual and group therapy to undergraduate and graduate students. Most recently, Dr. Amster worked as a staff psychologist at Yeshiva University’s College Counseling Center.
Areas of interest and expertise include: Anxiety, Depression, Interpersonal Difficulties, Stress Treatment, Adjustment Issues, Coping with Medical Illness, Bereavement and Loss, and Women’s Issues (postpartum depression/anxiety, parenting struggles, infertility, etc.).