Jeffrey Kassinove, Ph.D.

Dr. Kassinove, Ph.D.Dr. Kassinove is an expert in the treatment child, adolescent and young adult problems. For more than 20 years, he has been involved in the treatment and management of a variety of psychological problems. He specializes in the use of cognitive behavioral treatments (CBT) to improve functioning and help families achieve positive goals.

He has always been actively involved in research and in the dissemination of psychological knowledge to students. During the early part of his career, he was a full-time faculty member at Adelphi University and then Monmouth University, teaching and conducting research. He has taught psychology to more than 1000 students and has published and presented on his research nationally and internationally. At present, he serves on the faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he teaches cognitive behavioral therapy to psychiatry residents.

Dr. Kassinove holds a license in the State of New York as a psychologist, marriage and family therapist, and mental health counselor. In addition, he is certified as a school psychologist in New York State. He spends the majority of his time collaborating with parents, families and other professionals to improve the lives of his patients. He is well-known for handling challenging cases (i.e., conduct disorder, substance abuse, obsessive compulsive disorder, bi-polar disorder, executive functioning impairment, anger issues, and complex co-morbid conditions) and creating positive changes in the individual’s life. By many, he is known as a compassionate doctor who uses scientific knowledge to make people better.


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