Abe has a PhD from the University of Cambridge in the field of literacy and language development, and a second doctorate in clinical psychology from University College, London. He is licensed to practice clinical psychology in Maryland, Virginia and New York, and is also certified by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Abe has worked with children, adolescents and their families since becoming a clinical psychologist in 2002. In addition to providing consultation and therapy to parents and children with different mental health issues, Abe also administers neuropsychological evaluations to identify emotional, social and academic learning challenges. These include: ADHD, Autism Spectrum/Social Communication Disorders, Emotional Disorders like anxiety and depression, Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia.
In addition to neuropsychological evaluations, Abe provides ongoing support to families to help them make the best decisions to help their child, especially with regard to education. He often does school observations and provides consultation to school professionals to help with planning appropriate interventions, typically for IEPs and 504 Accommodations planning.
Abe and his family live in Silver Spring.