Additionally, she has lectured extensively to the professional community at prestigious universities (e.g., New York University, Fordham University and Columbia University). She has also taught at psychological institutes (e.g. Training Institute for Mental Health), mental health clinics (e.g,. Pederson-Krag Center) and at the Association of Puerto Rican Social Workers (keynote speaker).
Her specialties include effective, time-limited, research based cognitive-behavioral therapies as well as Schema Therapy for long standing personality disorders. Her areas of clinical expertise include: Mood Disorders (e.g., Depression and Bipolar Disorders); Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders (e.g., PTSD, Acute Stress Disorder/ Recent Trauma; Adjustment Disorders); Anxiety Disorders (e.g., Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder /chronic worry, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Specific Phobias); Personality Disorders (e.g., Borderline PD, Avoidant PD); Couples Problems; Eating Disorders (e.g., Bulimia, Binge Disorder), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and OCD Related Disorders (e.g., Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Trichotilomania, Skin Picking, Nail Biting, Hoarding Disorder); Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder; Sleep-Wake Disorders and Attention Disorders (ADD/ADHD).
She is an active member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) as well as of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) where she is certified at the Advanced Level. She is both a certified clinical trainer and a supervisor for this organization (ISST).
Dr. Escudero Rotman is a very active, caring, warm psychotherapist who has helped hundreds of patients with very diverse life circumstances and problems. Her patients see concrete changes and progress much faster than they expected. Many have benefited from a short-term, present and solution oriented approach (please see their testimonials). According to Dr. Scott Shapiro, a NYC Harvard trained psychiatrist, Dr. Escudero Rotman is "an outstanding and conscientious therapist who provides comprehensive treatment using the latest, evidenced-based research. She comes from a place of compassion, warmth, generosity and integrity and she has been a gift to so many patients".
Hello, this is Dr. Patricia, I understand that you need to feel a special rapport and trust with the professional you choose for making a decision to start psychotherapy. I also understand that you may want to ask me some questions. I will be happy to answer all your questions. Your first step is only one phone call or email away. I look forward to our first conversation.