Erin Olivo, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Dr. Olivo is a clinical psychologist whose clinical and research work focuses on the use of mind-body strategies in both medical and mental health settings.
Formerly the Director of the Columbia Integrative Medicine Program, her primary research interest is the investigation of the efficacy and safety of integrative therapies used to enhance health, prevent illness or manage symptoms of disease.
Dr. Olivo holds master's degrees in both Public Health and Social Work from Columbia University. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.
In addition to her research, Dr. Olivo also currently has a private clinical psychotherapy practice where she utilizes Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.
- Behavioral Medicine, Mind-Body Interventions
- Integrative Medicine, Mindfulness Meditation
- Borderline Personality Disorder
Olivo,E. & Oz,M.C.(2005). Your Patients Are Already Doing It and You Need to Know About It: Incorporating Integrative Medicine Into Traditional Medical Practice.Advanced Studies in Medicine; 5(7): 342-43,July/August 2005.
Olivo,E. (2004). \Meditation and Cardiovascular Disease\ in R.A.Stein and M.C.Oz (Eds.) Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine. Humana Press: Totowa,NJ.
Olivo,E. & Woolverton,K.,(2001). Surviving Childhood Cancer: Disruptions in the developmental building blocks of sexuality.Journal of Sex Education and Therapy,26(3),1-10.
Olivo,E.,Ostroff,J.et al.(2000). The Reunion Day: A workshop for childhood cancer survivors and their families. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology,18(1),83-91.