Spectrum Psychological Associates - psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists and social workers serving northeast Ohio



Ethan D. Schafer, Ph.D.
Phone Extension # 19
Clinical Psychologist
email: eschafer@spectrum-psych.com
Ethan D. Schafer, Ph.D. received his doctorate in child clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 2004. He earned his BA from the University of Michigan, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with High Honors in Psychology. Dr. Schafer is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at Case, where he teaches classes in abnormal child psychology, psychological assessment of children, and human sexual behavior. He is licensed child clinical psychologist.

Dr. Schafer specializes in treating children and adolescents with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues. With children and teens, he specializes in treating Anxiety Disorders (such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, etc.) and Depression using a combination of cognitive, behavioral, interpersonal, and family therapy techniques. He also has extensive experience working with parents to reduce defiant, angry, and irritable behaviors, as well as to help children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Though he specializes in working with children and teens, Dr. Schafer also works with adults on a variety of issues, including work and relationship stress, anxiety, and depression.

Dr. Schafer also has specialized training and experience in psychological testing of children and adolescents. As an instructor as Case, he helps train students to administer best practices psychological testing, using a combination of clinical experience and scientifically-supported techniques to help understand the whole person and plan a successful intervention. In addition, as part of his internship experience, he completed over 700 hours of specialty training in the diagnosis of pediatric Bipolar Disorder and differential diagnosis. Psychological testing can be completed to determine if your child or adolescent has Bipolar Disorder, a Learning Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Depression, an Anxiety Disorder, and other psychological problems, and most importantly, what to do about it.

Finally, Dr. Schafer also consults with summer camps and local schools, conducting training and educational workshops for parents, teachers, camp counselors and staff, day care staff, and other child care professionals. For information on a workshop you would like him to develop, please contact him at (440) 666-3053 or email him at eschafer@spectrum-psych.com.



Spectrum Psychological Associates
6700 Beta Drive, Suite 301
Mayfield Village, Ohio 44143
(440) 446-9696 Fax (440) 449-1435