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Bornali Basu is currently in private practice in NYC, and maintains a clinical affiliation as well as supervisory responsibilities at Bellevue/NYU School of Medicine. She is an adjunct assistant professor for the clinical psychology program at Teachers College where she teaches, and supervises graduate students. Dr. Basu frequently presents lectures and workshops at community, corporate and academic venues, and has presented at conferences. She is involved with NYSPA’s ongoing outreach and public education efforts related to mind-body wellness.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Robin Gay is a Senior Psychologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center and faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and within their APA accredited Internship program where she works as a clinical supervisor of Interns and teaches didactics. Additionally she performs neurobehavioral evaluations of patients with brain injury, cognitive remediation, and assessment. She also provides psychotherapy to patients and their families.
She received her doctorate from the New School for Social Research. Her research focuses on gender and cognition and has been presented in conferences in the US and Europe and was published in the European Journal of Social Psychology. Her work has also been written up in the press and media in Miller-McCunne, the Wall Street Journal, CBS Sports, MTV on-line and WomenandHollywood. Other publications include work on attention and visual processing published in Consciousness and Cognition and articles for the NYSPA Notebook on the current state of psychology and insurance panels.
She currently serves on the Executive committee of the New York State Psychological Association. Prior to this she was the president of the Early Career Division, the first division of any state devoted solely to the needs of early career psychologists. She has advocated for the profession on the national level in Washington DC with state Senators and Legislators as the official NYSPA ECP delegate and was awarded the Sidney Orgel Award in recognition of her service and dedication to the field.Email: email@example.com
She has been a pioneer in sex therapy diagnosis and treatment since the beginning of that field, and lectures and writes about this subject extensively. She is also an expert in disaster recovery, and has done psychological first aide worldwide, e.g. after 9/11, the Asian tsunami and earthquakes in China and Haiti. She has published widely in many professional journals and books on all these subjects, and presented at innumerable conferences, and supports students to develop their career by publishing and presenting. She has developed original programs including for teen life skills and HIV prevention, East/West counseling approaches, and a cross-cultural toolbox of counseling techniques.
Her many books and articles are about relationships, sexuality, trauma, and the Middle East conflict, including works published in several languages. At the United Nations, she is active on many committees, as an NGO representative of the International Association of Applied Psychology and the World Council of Psychotherapy. In that role and as Director of Psychosocial Programs for U.S. Doctors for Africa, she has developed HIV/AIDS education and Empowerment Camps in Africa, and a Global Kids Connect Project connecting youth in Japan, Haiti and the U.S. Teaching all over the world, she is a Visiting Professor at Peking University Health Science Center and Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Hong Kong University. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, she is on the board of the Peace Division, is the International liaison for the International Division, and is co-founder of the Media Division. An award-winning journalist for traditional and new media as well as a TV commentator, she has hosted call-in advice radio shows for 22 years and been a reporter for WCBS-TV News and CNBC-TV among others. As co-founder of the Stand Up for Peace Project, she does peace concerts and symposia worldwide. Teaching and approach looks at growth and multi-dimensional health at the levels of the microcosm of self and interpersonal relationships, to the macrocosm of intercultural and international relations. Her orientation is eclectic, combining all disciplines including cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, gestalt, humanistic, and existential psychology, with psychoanalytic underpinnings and an emphasis on diversity and an international perspective.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Nereo, Ph.D.
Dr. Nereo conducts psychotherapy for individuals & couples, adults & adolescents, using an integrative approach that combines psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral techniques. Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, life transitions and relationship/family issues. She also specializes in psychological and neuropsychological assessment of children for evaluation of learning disabilities and psychological concerns. Areas of research: women's functioning in the maternal role, particularly in the context of a child's medical illness or developmental delay.
Home H.C. Nguyen is an educator, leadership consultant, and executive coach. Facilitating experiential and transformational learning, Home integrates mindfulness and contemplative practices with psychology and scholarly research. He coaches executives and teams from the financial, educational and healthcare industries, helping them address complex and challenging relationships, overcome anxiety and distractions, and develop resiliency and creativity.
He has practiced various forms of meditation and self awareness for more than 20 years. For the last two years, he has taught the Self-Awareness Training course to 360 participants of the Summer Principal Academy at Teachers' College. He also teaches the Whole Mind Strategy: Mindfulness for Executives seminar series for MBA students at Columbia Business School and earned his BA from the California Institute of Integral Studies. His doctoral research at Teachers College is in the field of adult learning and organizational leadership, which focuses on how leaders and their teams navigate complexity and ambiguity by developing a generative mindset.
George Nitzburg, Ph.D.
I have also conducted psychotherapy and psychological testing with individuals of many ages and backgrounds in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including The Dean Hope Center, The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, and The Karen Horney Clinic.
Elizabeth Owen, Ph.D.
Kathleen Pike, Ph.D.
Kathleen Pike is a clinical psychologist who has worked in the area of women's health for the past 25 years. Dr. Pike has held academic and administrative university appointments in both the United States and Japan and is recognized internationally for her work in the area of eating disorders. Dr. Pike's research focuses on the assessment and treatment of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and risk factors for eating disorders in a cross-cultural context. Dr. Pike developed a widely disseminated treatment program for anorexia nervosa and consults to programs around the world on the implementation of evidence-based treatments. She served as consultant to the American Psychiatric Association DSM-V task force on cultural factors associated with the clinical presentation and risk factors of eating disorders. During her time in Japan, she consulted to multiple universities and mental health organizations on adaptation and delivery of evidence based treatments across Asia.
Dr. Pike earned her undergraduate and master's degrees at Johns Hopkins University and her doctoral degree at Yale University. Upon completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University, she joined the faculty at Columbia University in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology where she also served as Clinical Co-Director of the Eating Disorders Research Unit of the New York State Psychiatric Institute. From 1999 -- 2010, Dr. Pike lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan where she served as Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean for Research at Temple University in Japan and Visiting Professor at Keio University. In 2011 she returned to the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University where she currently chairs a task force on global mental health. Dr. Pike served as co-chair of training and education for the Academy for Eating Disorders and currently serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Eating Disorders. She is the founding chair and president of a non-profit organization in the US that supports mental health services for the international community in Japan. Dr. Pike also served as vice chair of the Board of Directors of the Asian University for Women Support Foundation and in that capacity contributed to the founding of a regional, residential women's university in Bangladesh.Email: email@example.com
Steven Pirutinsky is a current Ph.D. student of clinical psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University and member of Professor Midlarsky's research lab. His research focuses on the relationship between various aspects of Orthodox Jewish religious-culture and psychological wellbeing, as well as Orthodox community attitudes towards mental illness and psychological treatment. He has published over 15 peer-reviewed publications on this subject matter most recently in Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Journal of Affective Disorders, Health Psychology, and the Journal of Positive Psychology. Steven’s expertise includes research design, data management, coding and analysis, and use of statistical software to facilitate basic and complex statistical procedures. In addition to this research, Steven is committed to community outreach, education, and the application of empirical, cultural-competent treatments within the Orthodox Jewish community. His current clinical work focuses on long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adults, Cognitive-Behavioral treatment of juvenile sex offenders, career counseling, and psychodiagnostic assessment.
Deborah Rosenzweig is a clinical psychologist in private practice in downtown Manhattan. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a masters in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University and her bachelors degree from Columbia College. She did postdoctoral training in the Relational Track at NYU’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and also in Group and Couples work at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health’s Advanced Specialization Program.
Her areas of expertise include substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, sex, gender, and relational difficulties. The treatment modalities she specializes in include relational psychotherapy, mindfulness training, DBT and positive psychology techniques. She runs workshops and seminars focusing on using the techniques of Positive Psychology and Mindfulness in relation to parenting young children and is also the co-developer of “Peacetime,” a curriculum module designed to incorporate mindful attention training into the education of elementary school students. This program began implementation in the NYC public school system in 2011.
Dr. Rosenzweig will serve as guest editor for the Summer 2013 issue of The Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, which will focus on the clinical applications of mindfulness related practices.At TC, Dr. Rosenzweig is a supervisor in the Clinical Psychology department and will be teaching “The Mind-Body Treatment of Addictive Disorders.”
Dr. Wagenseller is the author of "The Archetype of Vocation" in Protestantism and Jungian Analysis, "Spiritual Renewal at Midlife from a Jungian Perspective", Journal of Religion and Health (Vol. 37, No. 3) and "Individuation; Jung's Psychological Equivalent of a Spiritual Journey", the Oxford University Press Handbook of Spirituality and Psychology, Ed. Lisa Miller, Ph.D. Pub. 2012Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Eppler-Wolff, Ph.D.
Dr. Nancy Eppler-Wolff teaches Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Practicum for second year doctoral students, and supervises doctoral candidates in the clinical psychology program.
Dr. Eppler-Wolff received her doctorate in Educational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and then completed the post-doctoral re-specialization in Clinical Psychology at TC. She also received a post-doctoral certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy from NYU.Currently, she is private practice in Manhattan, and also supervises doctoral candidates at the Derner Institute at Adelphi University.Dr Eppler-Wolff is the co-author of Raising children who soar: A guide to healthy risk-taking in an uncertain world (TC Press, 2009).
Dr. Jerome Kossef worked for four years during WWII for the U.S. Air Force administering academic and psychomotor tests to air cadets and completing test construction. During the Pacific Theater, he worked as a Special Service Officer for the P-38 fighter squadron and then as Chief Psychologist, 2nd Central Medical Establishment Unit, 5th Air Force. Within this capacity, Dr. Kossef assessed air crew for combat readiness and treating severe trauma in South and Southwest Pacific island bases.
For 64 years, he has taught courses at TC in test construction, statistics, individual interviewing, psychodynamics, group therapy, supervision of individual students, and psychoanalytic theory/practice. Dr. Kossef is a senior faculty, supervisor and training analyst at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health.
Theoretical orientation: Object-Relations Theory/Relational TheoryEmail: email@example.com