BRYAN M. NIEDERMAN, PhD
A Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of New Jersey and New Jersey Family Favorite Kids’ Docs in 2018, 2019, and 2020, Dr. Bryan M. Niederman possesses an innate capacity for relating to others which aids in establishing strong therapeutic alliances, a hallmark of positive treatment outcomes. Through education, support, encouragement and psychological intervention, Dr. Bryan’s approaches facilitate empowerment and evolution in the adults, children, and families with whom he works, and communicates in a manner that is easily understood by all.
Possessing extensive clinical experience in various arenas, Dr. Bryan incorporates existing knowledge and innovative tactics with evidence-based practices. Employing an eclectic orientation, Dr. Bryan is specialized in number of therapeutic modalities including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), for which he received specialization from EMDR Institute, Inc., Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, respectively. Additional areas of psychological orientation include humanistic/existential, psychodynamic, behaviorism, and family systems. Employing the aforementioned approaches, Dr. Bryan is able to assist those seeking betterment and evolution for the self and is able to treat psychological obstacles such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and mood disorders like depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, behavior, and parenting. Applying a unique whole-person approach, Dr. Bryan finds significant utility in incorporating biopsychology into his philosophy of psychological practice, integrating science and functional medicine as a means of addressing nutrient imbalances and deficiencies correlated with various psychological difficulties. Dr. Bryan combines his knowledge, experience, and inherent ability to form compassionate relationships with others to deliver superior service to his clients.
A substantial area of practice, Dr. Bryan’s professional expertise also includes neuropsychological, psychological, psychoeducational, and forensic (clinical forensic, risk assessment, parental fitness, family evaluations, and psychological consultation for legal matters) assessment and evaluations. Beneficial to those seeking evaluations related to obtain supportive and related services in educational settings, Dr. Bryan is also proficient in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and Section 504 processes, with experience and perspective as a special and general education instructor and advocate for children requiring special services.
Earning a Doctorate in Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Psychology in 2013, Dr. Bryan graduated Walden University Summa Cum Laude, was recognized as a distinguished top-performer by the Golden Key International Honour Society in 2013, and was inducted into the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology in 2010. Dr. Bryan’s doctoral research examined the role of social identity complexity, multiple social group identifications, and cross-cutting group membership awareness on the reduction of prejudice and bias in the agenda for acceptance for all. Dr. Bryan was invited to and presented his research findings at the 2013 Walden University Research Symposium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In addition to a doctorate in Psychology, Dr. Bryan also holds a Master’s of Science in Psychology, a Post-Baccalaureate in Elementary Education, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology. A passionate professional, Dr. Bryan continually enhances his knowledge of psychology and innovative and novel psychological approaches through learning and education beyond the completion of required curriculum by attending trainings and conferences.
The Founder and CEO of purepsych, an original psychology company with a mission extending beyond the regularities of typical practice, Dr. Bryan encourages his clients to “learn. grow. thrive.”; the triad through which personal evolution and optimal functioning can be achieved. Inspired by the emotional and relational connections formed with his clients, Dr. Bryan consistently provides empathic nurturing that is customized to the growth and wellness of each individual and family, supporting every individual’s desire for human development.