Anthony Puliafico, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety Related Disorders (CUCARD)-Westchester
Anthony Puliafico, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of clinical psychology in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute. He serves as Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety Related Disorders (CUCARD)-Westchester, an outpatient clinic in Columbia University's Child and Adolescent Division that specializes in accelerated outpatient care for children, adolescents, and young adults whose lives are impaired by anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders.
Dr. Puliafico specializes in the assessment and cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety, mood and externalizing disorders. His research focuses on the treatment of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder and the adaptation of cognitive-behavioral interventions for young children.
Dr. Puliafico received his B.S. with Distinction from Cornell University, where he majored in Human Development, and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Temple University. He completed his clinical psychology internship at Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU Medical Center, during which time he served as a clinician at the NYU Child Study Center, and his post-doctoral fellowship at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD). He has published his work in numerous peer-reviewed journals and regularly lectures on the treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders.
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone: (914) 631-4618
Fax: (646) 317-3601
My research focuses on the study of novel interventions for pediatric anxiety disorders.
Supervision of postdoctoral fellow at CUCARD Westchester
Supervision of psychology externs in cognitive-behavioral treatment at the Columbia University Pediatric Anxiety and Mood Research Clinic (PAMRC).