Specialties: Cognitive-behavioral therapy, anxiety disorders, anger management, disruptive behavior problems in children and teens, parenting, couples relationships.
B.A. McGill University, 1975; M.S. University of Wisconsin, 1977; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 1982 (school psychology); NYS SDA, 1993; NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2006
Dr. Coats has over 30 years of experience as a practitioner working with children, adolescents and their families. He has worked as a consultant/trainer with schools to assist them in developing psychological services for students. Dr. Coats currently sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples at the Center.