Current Faculty:

Maria Cristina Aguirre, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Ambulatory Behavioral Health Service
Coordinator of the New York Freud Lacan Analytic Group (NYFLAG), New York.  Past-Coordinator of Colegio Ecuatoriano de Psicoanalisis, (Ecuador 1998-2000).  Editor of the Lacanian Compass, on-line Psychoanalytic Journal.
University Paris 7, Paris, France, 1988
Interests: Psychoanalysis; Lacanian Orientation; Fluent in Spanish and French.

David Block, Psy.D.
Senior Psychologist, Adolescent Inpatient Unit; Child and Adolescent Psychology Track Coordinator
Clinical Instructor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, 2009
Interests: Adolescent Psychology; Psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy; ADHD.

Christopher Fisher, Psy.D. MS.Ed
Psychologist, Dual Diagnosis Unit
College of Psychology, Nova Southeastern University, 2019
Interests: ​Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Personality Pathology, Multicultural Psychology, Group Psychotherapy/Dynamics, Marriage and Family Therapy

Rachel Goldstein, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist; Ambulatory Behavioral Health Service
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, 2016.
Candidate in Psychoanalysis, NYU Postdoc.
Interests: Emotionally Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Trauma, Dynamic and Integrated Approaches to Serious Mental Illness; Personality Disorders. Fluent in Spanish.​

Carl Goodrich, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Dual Diagnosis Unit
School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2003
Interests: Psychodynamic therapy; Cross-cultural psychology; Medical conditions and mental health; Fluent in Spanish.

Sarah R. Heilman, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Adult Inpatient Unit
Adelphi University, 2017
Interests: Chronic and Severe Mental Illness; Neuropsychological Assessment; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

Hakyung (Chrys) Kim, Psy.D.
Senior Psychologist, Ambulatory Behavioral Health Services
SUD/OUD Psychology Track Training Coordinator
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University, 2014
Interests: Gestalt therapy, Psychoanalytic therapy; Addiction; Fluent in Korean.

Dara Mahler, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Women’s Forensic Unit
The New School for Social Research, 2014
Interests: Psychological Assessment; Inpatient Treatment; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Forensic Evaluation.

Jessica Parlor, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Adult Inpatient Unit
Alliant International University-Los Angeles, 2020
Interests: Cognitive behavioral therapy; Anxiety/ERP; Black/African American mental health.

Jessica Pearson, Psy.D.
Director of Internship Training; Psychological Testing Coordinator
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Clinical Instructor, NYU School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, 2003
Interests: Psychological Testing; Forensic Assessment

Lisa Saraydarian, Ph.D.
Director of Psychology; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1990.
Interests: Forensic Psychology; Projective Testing; Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; Family Therapy.

Laura Shiffrin, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Adult Inpatient Unit
Adelphi University, 2018
Interests: Psychodynamic and Integrated treatment approaches for Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Trauma, and Personality Pathologies, Psychodiagnostic Assessment, Group Therapy.

Jonathan Vogelman, Ph.D. 
Psychologist, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP)
Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2020
Interests: Psychological Assessment; Integrative Therapy; Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

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