Helen Stein, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Helen Stein, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst. She currently supervises psychology interns at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and has a private practice for adults on the Upper West Side of New York.
In 2006-2007, she was a consultant to the Center for Trauma and Resilience at NY State Psychiatric Institute on a project designed to enhance coping skills in survivors of 9-11. She has also served as a research consultant and trainer to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and most recently at the Houston VA Hospital. Before coming to New York in 2003, Dr. Stein was staff psychologist and assistant project director of the Child and Family Center at The Menninger Clinic in Topeka, KS. At Menninger, she worked with inpatients and outpatients in individual, group and family therapy. At the Menninger Child and Family Center, she coordinated research projects designed to study resilience. She has published on attachment, resilience, and mentalization.
Dr. Stein received her Ph.D. at Columbia, completed an internship at NY Hospital-Westchester Division, and was a post-doctoral fellow at The Menninger Clinic. She graduated from the Greater Kansas City Institute of Psychoanalysis in 2007 . She received the Professional Writing Award, Scientific Article Category from the Menninger Alumni Association (1998) and was appointed to the Izshak Ramzy Professorship at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry and Mental Health Sciences (2000). She is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the New York State Psychological Association, and the Academy of Psychiatric Medicine.