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Dr. Zarabi is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist in New Jersey and New York, treating adolescents, adults, and families.  He received his doctorate from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University.  Dr. Zarabi completed his doctoral research in the area of chronic illness, a specialty in his practice.  Specifically, he focused on the psychological and educational impact of inflammatory bowel disease, conducting research in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Morristown Medical Center. 

Dr. Zarabi also has a publication that addresses the issue of chronic illness in schools entitled Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Impact on Student Functioning (2009).  He has spoken at various conferences including the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and the American Group Psychotherapy Association.

Dr. Zarabi provides treatment for anxiety and mood disorders, ADHD, anger management, and behavior issues.  He also conducts diagnostic psychological evaluations, and provides counseling to parents regarding IEP and 504 accommodations.


His method in practice involves the patient as the central component that drives treatment.  He strives to understand, identify, and manage individual needs, while providing useful and applicable skills for improved daily functioning.  Dr. Zarabi's focus is for the patients to achieve their goals, by talking with them, rather than at them. 

Dr. Zarabi conducts psychological evaluations for the department of bariatric medicine at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ.  He is also on staff at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ.  Dr. Zarabi was chosen by New Jersey Family Magazine as a Top Doc for Kids.


Presentations:
Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston, NJ
Identifying Red Flags (Emotional, Behavioral, Sensory and Auditory Processing) in the Preschool and Early Elementary Years.

Essex County School Nurses Association
Caring for Children with Chronic Illness in the School Setting

New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome
Chronic Illness: Its Effect on Behavioral Health and Education (Webinar)
 
Millburn Public Library
Managing Your Child's Chronic Illness: Psychological and Educational Implications

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
IBD and School: What You Need to Know

American Group Psychotherapy Association
Social Skills Group Therapy in the Middle School Years

Morristown Medical Center: Goryeb Children's Hospital
IBD: Psychological and Educational Issues