About Dr. Calvert

   Dr. Calvert is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who has been in private practice in Bergen County since 2008. After completing her undergraduate degree at Yale University, Dr. Calvert earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Calvert completed her general (adult) psychiatry residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

   Dr. Calvert specializes in providing comprehensive psychiatric care to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to her experience in treating mood disorders such as Bipolar Disorder and Depression, anxiety disorders such as OCD and Social Phobia, and Attention Deficit Disorders (ADHD), Dr. Calvert has a special interest in working with individuals who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders (aka. Pervasive Developmental Disorders).

   In addition to her private practice, Dr. Calvert has worked in a diversity of settings. Dr. Calvert is a consulting psychiatrist to a leading foster care and adoption agency in northern New Jersey, acting as a supervisor for therapists, developing training programs for staff, and providing psychiatric care to youth in foster care and group home placements. Dr. Calvert also has extensive experience working with school districts/Child Study Teams, educational consultants/advocates, and families in developing appropriate academic, behavioral, and supportive accommodations for children who have a wide range of challenges in the school setting. Having also worked as a school-based psychiatrist at one of the leading private therapeutic schools in New Jersey, Dr. Calvert has a unique insight into the provision of appropriate services to students struggling with academic, emotional, and behavioral issues.

   Dr. Calvert enjoys working collaboratively with other professionals that are involved in a patient’s care. Dr. Calvert prides herself on having an excellent working relationship with professionals based in schools, hospitals and the community, considering these collaborations an integral part of the overall care of a patient.