A member of the American Psychological Association, The International Society of Schema Therapy, and the New Jersey Psychological Association, Dr. Paul Schottland runs a private practice in Florham Park, New Jersey. Extensively involved in his local community, Dr. Paul Schottland lends his professional expertise to positions such as Parenting Expert for the parents’ associations of public, private, and special needs schools in the state. Additionally, Dr. Paul Schottland travels across New Jersey delivering guest lectures to various educational institutions and religious organizations.Dr. Paul Schottland graduated summa cum laude from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before pursuing his graduate education at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University in Los Angeles, California. After obtaining his graduate credentials, he performed a two-year fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at The Wright Institute in Los Angeles and a one-year fellowship in children’s cognitive analytic psychotherapy with Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital.
Acquiring supplemental training, Dr. Paul Schottland studied under the founders and directors of Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy in New York and New Jersey. He also trained in child optimism at the University of Pennsylvania, and he gained advanced knowledge in cognitive therapy at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia.
Dr. Paul Schottland launched his career as an intern Psychologist for the Glendale Adventist Medical Center in Glendale, California. He has functioned as an Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and presided as Chief Psychologist for Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Paul Schottland’s publications include a co-authored piece entitled “Educational Intervention by Computer in Childhood Asthma” for Pediatrics medical journal, as well as an article, “Are Some Children Born Difficult?” for Single Parent Magazine.
When he is not occupied by the responsibilities of operating his practice and volunteering with local schools, Dr. Paul Schottland takes pleasure in spending time with loved ones, traveling, collecting antique books, golfing, and fly-fishing. He supports the philanthropic efforts of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation (JBRF), and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.