Bari Keller is a Pennsylvania and NYS Licensed Psychologist who began working with children and families in clinical and school settings in 2009. She received her PsyD in Clinical and School Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University in 2014. Her expertise in early childhood stems from working in the New York City Early Intervention and Committee for Preschool Special Education systems. She also has a specialty in diagnosing and treating neurodevelopmental disorders of communicating and relating, including autism-spectrum disorders, and has worked in a variety of treatment settings. Dr. Keller is currently the Clinical Director of the Center for Autism in Philadelphia, PA. She is also Assistant Faculty at Profectum. Dr. Keller is a certified DIR/Floortime provider through ICDL and a DIR/Floortime Trainer through Profectum. She has received and continues to receive advanced training in the DIR model, by expert clinicians in this field. Dr. Keller implements play therapy and psychotherapy, supervises psychologists and psychologists in training, as well as teaches to a broader range of professionals who work with children and adolescents.
Dr. Keller has provided consultation and workshops to staff and parents on topics ranging from child development, the impact of trauma, separation and transition, developing positive teacher-parent relationships, managing challenging behaviors and the importance of parent-child play. She is a certified trainer in the Incredible Years and Incredible Beginnings curriculum’s.