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Ph.D. Psychology Faculty & Staff

Clinical Psychology Core Faculty

Anglin, Deidre
The social epidemiology of psychosis: the relationship between race/ethnicity and endorsement of psychotic-like symptoms in both clinical and non-clinical populations; the stigma of mental health service utilization in African American populations and explanations for underutilization.
Diamond, Diana
Manualized Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders (Borderline and Narcissistic Disorder); Attachment and Sexuality.
Fertuck, Eric
Cognitive neuroscience of social psychopathology.
Harris, Benjamin
Child Psychopathology and Treatment, Supervision & Consultation; Community Psychology; ADHD; Adolescent development; Role of colleagues in clinical training.
Jurist, Elliot
Mentalization and the role of emotions and emotion regulation in psychotherapy; the relation between emotions and agency; addictions; ethics.
O'Neill, Sarah
Predictors of symptom severity and adaptive functioning among children and adults with ADHD; how neuropsychological factors interact with environmental factors to affect trajectories of ADHD over time.
Punales Morejon, Diana
Clinical experience in the areas of: Multicultural/Latino psychology; Psychology of women; Immigration trauma and acculturation, Severe psychopathology and medical illness.
Rosario, Margaret
Identity, particularly sexual and gender identity, their etiology, development, and consequences for mental and physical health and other adaptational outcomes, as well as the moderating and mediating influences of psychosocial exigencies for understanding the relations between identity and outcomes.
Rudenstine, Sasha
Manifestation of psychopathology over the life course with a particular focus on urban marginalized populations, psychological repercussions of cumulative trauma, patterns of psychiatric symptomatology, and how to apply a life course framework to clinical interventions.
Tuber, Steven
The assessment of representations of self and other, and the affects and defense mechanisms stimulated by such representations in children, adolescents and adults; the links between such assessments and the adaptive use of psychotherapy in clinical populations; the utility of projective methods, most especially the Rorschach Inkblot Method and the Thematic Apperception Test, to studies of psychotherapy outcome.
Wachtel, Paul
Integration of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, systemic, and experiential/emotion-focused approaches to therapy; applications of psychological theory and research to issues of race relations, materialism, inequality, and climate change; vicious/virtuous circles and reciprocal causal processes in personality, psychopathology, and psychotherapy; implications of the findings of behavioral economics for understanding of personality dynamics.
Weinstein, Lissa
The psychoanalytic process and psychoanalytic technique, specifically the measurement of changes in linguistic structures such as pronoun use, repetition, and metaphor as indicators of modifications in psychological structure during therapy.

Faculty Emeritus

Slade, Arietta

Associated Faculty

Akinsulure-Smith, Adeyinka
Experiences of forced migrants; Impact of torture, human right abuses, armed conflict and displacement; vicarious trauma in service providers; HIV/AIDS risk and preventiative factors among African immigrants; and multicultural issues
Espinosa, Adriana
The role of identity, emotional intelligence, self-confidence, and parent-child relations on the health and adaptation of marginalized groups; the role of self-confidence in mathematics performance, and the impact of emotional intelligence on psychological well-being; the precursors of parental behaviors such as child abuse, and history of arrest linked to negative heath and adaptation of minority and immigrant children.
Fraenkel, Peter
Family therapy, family psychology, how families cope with time pressures; work/family balance; prevention of marital disorder.
Greenwood, John D.
History of Psychology, Social Psychology, Moral Psychology; Philosophy of Social and Psychological Science
Milstein, Glen
Culture and health; Religion and Mental Health; Immigration & Psychological Resillience

Clinical Program Staff

Melissa-Myers Morris
Ph.D. Program Administrator
Email: MMayersmorris@med.cuny.edu

Michelle Hernandez
Psychological Center Administrator
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Nicolette Molina 
Psychological Center Administrator
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Nat Sufrin 
Clinical Program Admissions Coordinator
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