Amanda McGovern, PhD
Instructor in Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
Amanda McGovern, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who has clinical expertise in mood and anxiety disorders in adolescents and adults. She has specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and empirically-supported insight-oriented psychotherapies. Her clinical interests also include identity struggles, relationships conflicts, self-esteem issues, trauma, and life transitions. Dr. McGovern provides a variety of clinical services including diagnostic evaluation, consultation and individual, couples and group psychotherapy.
Dr. McGovern earned her B.A. in English at Trinity College. She then pursued her Master's degree on Psychology at New York University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the City University of New York. Dr. McGovern received postdoctoral training in empirically-based interventions for adolescents and adults at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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McGovern AR, Kiosses DN, Raue PJ, Wilkins VM, Alexopoulos GS. Psychotherapies for late-life depression, Psychiatric Annals 2014, 44: 147-152.
McGovern AR, Alexopoulos GS, Yuen GS, Morimoto SS, Gunning FM. Reward-related decision making in older adults: Relationship to clinical presentation of depression. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2014, 29: 1125-1131.
Yuen, G.S., Gunning-Dixon, F.M., Hoptman, M.j., AbdelMalak, B., McGovern, A.R., Seirup, J.K., Alexopoulos, G. (2014). The salience network in the apathy of late-life depression. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Reigada LC, McGovern A, Tudor ME, Walder DJ, Masia-Warner C. Collaborating with pediatric gastroenterologists to treat co-occuring inflammatory bowel disease and anxiety in pediatric medical settings.Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 2014, 21: 367-371.
Golia GM, McGovern AR. If You Save Me, I'll Save You: The Power of Peer Supervision in Clinical Training and Professional Development. British Journal of Social Work 2013; 1-17.