Dr. Duffy grew up in Iowa City, Iowa embracing Mid-Western values and senisbilities. The daughter of a Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse by nature she gravitated to the healing professions. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. Hofstra University’s nationally renowned dual doctoral program in School and Clinical Psychology drew her to New York. Upon graduating first in her class, she started a private practice specializing in Forensics, Psycho-Educational Assessments and No-Fault employing a Cognitive – Behavioral approach to therapy. She lectures extensively and is a media consultant to Channel Two News and Fox News.