The role of a custody evaluator during a divorce is to assist the court in securing the psychological best interests of the children of the divorcing couple.

In working on custody evaluations, Dr. Strober strictly adheres to the specific ethical and procedural guidelines created by the American Psychological Association (APA). She realizes the primary focus should be on your child’s psychological needs and welfare in concert with her extensive experience working with children and families.  Dr. Strober obtains information from many sources and people involved in the lives of your children and parents and her rationales are based on research in the field as well as on sound and valid psychological data.

Dr. Strober has been appointed to the Mental Health Professionals Panel for the First and Second Judicial Departments for Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties.

She is also a member of the Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts (AFCC) and attends numerous conferences throughout the year to keep current on changes in the field.