Anisha Patel, Psy.D.

Dr. Patel is a collaborative clinical psychologist who uses her deep understanding of brain-behavior relationships to thoughtfully tailor treatment to meet the needs of her clients.

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CONTACT
Anisha Patel, MSc., Psy.D. 
Postdoctoral Fellow
P: (212) 337-3565 Ext. 12
AP@rennickeassociates.com

AVAILABILITY
Monday 10AM - 7PM
Tuesday 9AM - 7PM
Wednesday 9AM - 7PM
Thursday 10AM - 5PM

CLIENT FOCUS
Children (5 - 12)
Teens (13 - 18)
Undergraduate/Graduate Students
Adults

Client Types - Individual, Families, Couples


"Building an environment where my clients feel heard and understood is my priority. I use an integrative strengths based approach that is paired with humility and humor to elicit meaningful change."
A. Patel


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Specialization

  • -    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma, Bereavement
  • -    Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • -    Emerging Adulthood, Life Transitions, Identity Formation, Acculturation and Racial/Ethnic Identity
  • -    Parent-Child Relational Concerns
  • -    Professional & Relationship Difficulties
  • -    ADHD and Disruptive Behaviors
  • -    Weight Disorders

Education

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), Clinical Psychology
Long Island University –Post, Brookville, New York

Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Developmental Neuroscience & Psychopathology
Anna Freud Center, University College London, London, England &
Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Psychology & Visual Arts
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts


Former Clinical Positions, Academic Appointments, & Affiliations

Adjunct Psychology Professor
Long Island University–Post, Brookville, New York

Research Associate
Yale Intensive In-Home Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS), Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut


Advanced Clinical Training

Introduction to Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Skills Training, Chain Analysis Training & Validation Principles & Strategies,
Long Island University, Brookville, New York. Presenter: Jill Rathus, Ph.D.

Interventions in High-Risk Families
Long Island University, Brookville, New York. Presenter: Eva Feindler, Ph.D.

Providing Trauma Informed Care
NYC Health Hospitals, Kings County Behavioral Health Hospital, New York, New York.

Motivational Interviewing
Nachas Consulting Group, Brooklyn, New York. Presenter: Stephen Rollnick, PhD

Behavioral Activation for Depression, Martha K. Selig

Educational Institute, The Jewish Board, New York, New York

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) for Children & Adolescents Training
Long Island University, Brookville, New York. Presenter: Thomas Demaria, Ph.D.

Trauma Art Narrative Trainee (Level 1), Trauma-Art Narrative Therapy (TANT) Training
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Presenter: Lyndra Bills, Ph.D.

Safe Zone Project
Diversity training program to increase awareness, sensitivity, and knowledge about LBGT populations, Brookville, New York
Presenter: Eva Feindler, Ph.D


Recent Clinical Experience

Pre-Doctoral Internship
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York

Clinical Psychology Trainee — Child Track
Kings County Behavioral Health Hospital, Brooklyn, New York

Neuropsychological Testing Trainee
Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Clinical Psychology Trainee
J.W. Beatman Clinic, Jewish Board & Henry Ittleson Center for Child Research, Bronx, New York

Health Psychology Trainee
Bariatric Department, St. George’s Hospital & Healthcare Trust, South London, England

Counseling and Referral Hotline Staff Member
lanned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Allston, Massachusetts


Workshops & Presentations

Does the dissemination of evidence-based parenting techniques increase parent knowledge and engagement in future services?
Presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

The weight of trauma: Past-year minor stress and the relationship between early adversities and weight gain in adulthood.
Presented at the Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT.

Weight watchers: Exploring the link between weight-regulation tactics and body image.
Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Coping with self-objectification: A feminist strategy.
Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

The negative correlates on body dissatisfaction & its impact on somatic health.
Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Cambridge, MA.

What is it like to “grow up” in a dual/duel orientation program?
Presented at the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration Annual Conference. New York, NY.

Moffett, S., Brotnow, L., Patel, A., Adnopoz, J., & Woolston, J. (2018)
Intensive home-based programs for youth with serious emotional disturbances: A comprehensive review of experimental findings. Children and Youth Services Review, 85, 319-325.


Professional Affiliations

- Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- Division 53—Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
- American Psychoanalytic Association (APSAA)
- American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
- Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integrations (SEPI)


 

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