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Dr. Heffner Visits EC Classes

Dr. Elaine Heffner Visits : Dr. Elaine Heffner (LCSW, Ed.D.) has been the Early Childhood Development Consultant at Diller-Quaile since 1986. She is Senior  Lecturer of Education in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and was a Co-founder and Director of the Nursery School Treatment  Center at Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital for many years. Dr. Heffner is in private practice in New York, shares her wisdom at, and is the author of the subsequent book, Goodenoughmothering: The Best of the Blog.

Private Appointments
Dr. Heffner observes Early Childhood classes twice monthly and is also available for private conferences on the below dates. If you would like to make an appointment with her, please call Marissa Curry, Director of the Early Childhood  Program at 212-369-1484 ex.40 or email These one-on-one meetings are provided by Diller-Quaile as a service to EC families for no additional cost.

Earlier Event: October 17
Dr. Heffner Visits EC Classes
Later Event: October 22
Fall Party in the Park