Eli Jerchower, Psy.D.


Eli Jerchower, Psy.D., grew up in northern New Jersey.  He came to North Carolina in 1989 and received his B.A. in psychology from North Carolina State University.  Upon graduation, he provided direct care and on-call supervision for Division TEACCH at the Carolina Living and Learning Center, a residential farming facility for adults with autism in Pittsboro.  He then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he obtained his M.Ed. in school psychology and became a nationally certified school psychologist.  Dr. Jerchower worked as a school psychologist for two years in Orange County, NC before relocating work as a school psychologist at the Washington International School, a bilingual private school in Georgetown.  He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from George Washington University in 2002.  After completing his internship and post-doc in neuropsychology at the Center for Preventive Psychiatry in White Plains, NY, Dr. Jerchower returned to North Carolina joining Silber Psychological Services in 2003 and becoming Director in 2014. Dr. Jerchower provides testing and therapy for children and adolescents with a variety of difficulties, and he has special interests in behavioral and compliance issues, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), parenting issues, learning disorders (LD), anxiety, teen issues, divorce and childhood depression.  He also has specialized training and experience in school-related issues and in providing psychological evaluations.  Dr. Jerchower especially enjoys helping parents to create a supportive and loving, yet structured and disciplined family environment, as well as helping hard-to-reach and resistant adolescents plan and achieve their goals.  He is a licensed psychologist in North Carolina and is a member of the North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA), the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.  His professional activities include chair for the Membership Committee for the North Carolina Psychological Association.