Matthew G. Strobel, Psy.D., founder and director
of Navesink Psychological Services

 

Education and Awards
Dr. Strobel received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stockton University, and his master’s and doctoral degrees in school psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University, an American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited program. While at GSAPP,
Dr. Strobel earned a concentration in Psychological and Systems Support for Learning and received the Virginia Bennett Award for exemplary work supporting minority youth. In addition, he studied sport psychology.

Experience
As a child study team member in the public school setting, Dr. Strobel has acquired a thorough understanding of the New Jersey Special Education Code (NJ 6A:14) and can expertly assist families in navigating the special education process and securing appropriate services for their children. He believes in a collaborative approach between schools, families, and other providers. Dr. Strobel's conviction is that by taking a team-based approach, comprehensive support can be developed for children and families in need.


Specializations
Dr. Strobel specializes in working with children who exhibit externalizing and internalizing behaviors in a variety of settings. He has worked with children having diagnoses of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, Asperger’s syndrome, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), conduct disorder, depression, explosive behavior disorder, and intellectual disabilities. He also has experience working with clients who exhibit obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), school refusal, specific learning disorders, Tourette syndrome, and other related disorders. Dr. Strobel has created highly successful programs that have allowed children struggling with these difficulties to remain in their schools, participate with peers in sports and camps, and be successful members of their communities. Dr. Strobel is certified to provide the Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics from the Tourette Syndrome Behavior Therapy Institute (TS-BTI).


                                    Dr. Strobel presenting at a child mental health parent workshop

                                   Dr. Strobel presenting at a child mental health parent workshop