Jennifer Cruz, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Supervising Psychologist of Integrated Services at Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NewYork-Presbyterian
Jennifer Cruz, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with a deep and varied practice, providing psychotherapy, as well as neuropsychological testing and evaluation, to individuals, families, and groups of all ages. Dr. Cruz's practice focuses on providing holistic and tailored psychological treatment to children and families affected by chronic illness. She specializes in employment of empirically-based treatment for her patients, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, cognitive remediation therapy, and dialetical behavioral therapy.
Dr. Cruz regularly shares her expertise in presentations and consultations to medical providers treating individuals struggling with issues arising from chronic illness and mental health. She also supervises doctoral-level clinical trainees in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), a cutting edge and highly effective treatment for young children with behavior disorders. Dr. Cruz, moreover, is active in research regarding adolescent development and risk behaviors, bringing to bear her unique expertise in a broad range of statistical methodologies and analytics. Dr. Cruz is also the Grants Coordinator for the Special Needs Clinic, providing administrative support for the Clinic's grant-funded programs and operations.
CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
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