Jeanette Sawyer Cohen
Clinical and Developmental Psychology; Mindfulness; Parenting; Early Childhood Development (0-3/preschool); Autism; Attachment; Trauma
Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology, Psychology in Education MA Program
Sawyer Cohen, J. & Semple, R. (2010). Mindful parenting: A call for research. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19, 145-151.
Sawyer Cohen, J. & Miller, L. (2009). Interpersonal mindfulness training for well-being: A pilot study with psychology graduate students. Teachers College Record, 111, 2760-2774.
Sawyer, J. (2007) Mindful parenting, affective attunement, and maternal depression: A call for research. Graduate Student Journal of Psychology, 9, 3-9.
Luthar, S., Sawyer, J., & Brown, P. (2007). Conceptual issues in studies of resilience: Past, present, and future research. In B. Lester, A. Masten, & B. McEwan (Eds.), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1094, (pp. 105-115).
Bornstein, M.H., & Sawyer, J. (2006). Family Systems. In K. McCartney & D. Phillips (Eds.), Blackwell Handbook on Early Childhood Development, (pp. 381-398). Malden, MA: Blackwell.
I regularly conduct staff trainings and scholarly presentations, for example:
Sawyer Cohen, J. (2011, July). Zero to three: Understanding and communicating early childhood mental health. Staff training for Family Advocates, Project LAUNCH, Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc, New York, NY.
Sawyer Cohen, J. (2011, July). Social-emotional development in the first three years. Grand Rounds for the Residency Program, Department of Pediatrics, Metropolitan Hospital Center.
Sawyer Cohen, J. (2011, May). Mental health in early intervention. Invited talk for the Parent Infant Psychotherapy Training Program, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, New York, NY.
Sawyer Cohen, J. (2011, May/January). Understanding postpartum depression. Staff trainings for The Baby College, Harlem Children's Zone, New York, NY.
Sawyer Cohen, J. (2011, March). Care for the caregiver: How to leave work at work when coping with parental loss and trauma. Staff training for case managers at the New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, Inc., New York, NY.
Sawyer Cohen, J. (2011, January). Using mindfulness techniques with pregnant and postpartum clients. Invited talk for the New York State Psychology Association's Division of Women's Issues 2011 Clinical Practicum Series, New York, NY.
CCPX 5034: Child psychopathology
Major clinical syndromes of childhood and adolescence viewed within the context of normal development. Consideration of various theoretical, diagnostic, etiological, and therapeutic viewpoints. Fall semester: doctoral candidates in psychology; others by permission (prerequisite: CCPX 4542). Spring, Summer semesters: Open to all.