Meg Zager, LMSW, MSEd

Clinical Social Worker, ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center

Child Mind Institute

Contact

Contact

  • Julia Giordano, Staff Associate

    646-625-4259

  • Meg Zager, LMSW, MSEd, is a clinical social worker in the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Ms. Zager specializes in the evaluation and treatment of ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, selective mutism and other anxiety disorders in young children.

    Ms. Zager has expertise in a range of behavioral therapies for children, including parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), parent management training (PMT), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). She has extensive experience providing school-based consultation and training to teachers, particularly in early childhood and preschool settings. She also has experience working with parents of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

    Ms. Zager is passionate about working alongside the adults in children’s lives to identify the evidence-based interventions best matched to the child and family’s needs. She is committed to a collaborative, strengths-based approach with caregivers and teachers that helps achieve the best possible outcomes for each individual child.

    Experience

    • Social Worker, Child Study Center, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone
    • ParentCorps Educator, Center for Early Childhood Health and Development, Department of Population Health, NYU Langone School of Medicine

    Training

    • Social Work Extern, Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC, New York, NY
    • Social Work Intern, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Education

    • MSW, Clinical Practice with Children, Families, and Groups, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College
    • MSEd, Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention, Bank Street College of Education
    • BA, Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania