Ellie Cobb, Ph.D.

Dr. Ellie Cobb is a Columbia University trained psychologist with expertise in child, adolescent, adult, couples, and family therapy.

Ellie Cobb, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
P: (212) 337-3565 Ext. 12

Monday 9AM - 8:30PM
Tuesday 8AM - 6:30PM


"I believe everyone has the capacity to thrive and cultivate optimal well-being in their lives."


Dr. Ellie Cobb provides integrative strengths-based psychotherapy, specializing in a holistic approach to wellness.


  • -    Mindfulness-Based Therapies
  • -    Holistic Mental Health
  • -    Anxiety and Depression
  • -    Sleep and Nutrition Issues
  • -    Relationships, Parenting, Family Dynamics
  • -    Emotion Regulation & Stress
  • -    ADHD, Disruptive Behaviors, and School-Related Issues


Dr. Cobb teaches mindfulness and meditation in her clinical work and in the community. As a trained and certified mindfulness meditation teacher and mind-body therapies practitioner, she uses evidence-based mindfulness techniques in her practice to help clients regulate emotions and improve overall well-being.

Holistic Health & Wellness

With a background in holistic wellness, Dr. Cobb takes a whole person orientation, looking at an entire person's system instead of one symptom. Her work draws upon mindfulness, positive psychology, neuroscience, nutrition, integrative medicine, contemplative practices, and other scientifically-backed wellness approaches to help clients deal with challenges, heal from life’s stressors, and most importantly, thrive in their lives. 


Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Dr. Cobb’s clinical work focused on working with all ages, including families, couples, and groups, and her research examined mindfulness and spirituality in relation to positive human attachment and functioning.

B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University.
Dr. Cobb’s thesis was conducted on the contagion effect of depression in college roommates.

Advanced Clinical Training

Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for children, adolescents, and adults
at Teachers College, Columbia University and New York Presbyterian-Columbia Medical

The Neuroscience of Well-being and Mindfulness
with Daniel Siegel, MD. MBSR and Jack Kornfield, Ph.D.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
with Jon Kabat-Zinn, M.D. and Saki Santorelli, Ed.D.

Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
with Jack Kornfield, Ph.D. and Tara Brach, Ph.D.

Introductory Training in Somatic Experiencing
with Steve Hoskinson, MA, MAT

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
with Liora Hoffman, Ph.D.

Parent Management & Mindfulness Skills
at Teachers College and NYP-Columbia Medical

Couples and Family Therapy
at Teachers College and NYP-Columbia Medical

Introductory Training in Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT)
with Elissa Brown, Ph.D. and Komal Shirma-Patel, Ph.D.

Recent Clinical Experience

Pre-Doctoral APA-Accredited Internship
At New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Outpatient Adult Psychiatry. Conducted outpatient psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families, including rotations in the Anxiety and Depression Clinic, Tics & Tourette’s Clinic, Child Infant Parent Interaction Clinic, Family Therapy Clinic, and School-Based Mental Health Clinic.

Clinical Psychology Extern
At New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. Conducted outpatient psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and parents, including rotations in the Disruptive Behavior Disorders Clinic, Child Anxiety and Depression Clinic, and Child Infant Parent Interaction Clinic.

Clinical Psychology Trainee
At The Dean Hope Center. Provided weekly evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapies and integrated psychodynamic treatment to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.


The Independent School Data Exchange’s Mission Skills Assessment Annual Meeting (invited talk)
Co-Presenter (April 2015). Building School Culture, Compassion & Values: Mindfulness and Development of Inner Assets, Chicago, IL.

Teachers College Academic Festival, The Spiritual Child
Co-Presenter (April 2015). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Board of Directors Meeting, Spirituality Mind Body Institute Launch Update
Co-Presenter (December 2014). Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Education Think Tank & Symposium, Spirituality and Mindfulness in Education
Presenter and Panel Facilitator (November 2014). Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Research Recruitment in Ambulatory Psychiatry: The Women and Infants Mental Health Clinic
Silverman Conference, Poster Presentation (July 2011). University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.


Mindfulness and Spirituality in Positive Youth Development. Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing.
Cobb, E.F., Miller, L.J., & McClintock, C. (2016). Eds. Ivtzan, I. & Lomas, T. Routledge, New York, NY.

Support for Adolescent Spirituality: Contributions of Religious Practice and Trait Mindfulness. Journal of Religion and Health,
Cobb, E.F., Kor, A., & Miller, L. (2015). 54(3), 862-870.

Development of a Screening and Recruitment Registry to Facilitate Perinatal Depression Research in Obstetrics Settings in the USA.
Flynn, H.A., Allbaugh, L.J., & Ford, E.C. (2015). International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 128, 260-263.

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT)
International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)



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