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Richardson-Vejlgaard, Randall
Counseling & Clinical Psychology

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About Dr. Richardson-Vejlgaard

Randall Richardson-Vejlgaard, Ph.D. received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the New School for Social Research, and completed post-doctoral training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. Previous to joining the clinical faculty at Teacher's College, Dr. Richardson-Vejlgaard was a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and holds a joint appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Dept. of Psychiatry of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. His research examines the psychological factors that contribute to the initiation of behavior. Specifically, his current work examines the precipitants of suicidal behavior in individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder to better understand the cognitive and emotional states associated with suicide attempts. He teaches Psychological Assessment, Neuropsychological Assessment, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Personality and Behavior Change


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