Dr. Saffer, a licensed psychologist, earned her Psy.D. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1999. She has worked in a variety of settings with a variety of populations, including a residential rehabilitation program, nursing homes, a state inpatient psychiatric hospital, and the federal government. She was the Director of Intern Training for an APA-accredited clinical psychology pre-doctoral internship program at a state inpatient psychiatric hospital. She has provided supervision for a variety of trainees for more than a decade, including practicum students, interns, and post-doctoral trainees. She teaches a case conceptualization seminar for interns on an annual basis.