Christina Bueno, Psy.D.
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Christina Bueno, Psy.D.

Psychology

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Gender: Female
Language: English, Spanish

About

Personal Statement

Christina Bueno, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of individuals with acquired brain injuries, neurologic disorders, chronic medical conditions, and psychiatric illness. She provides evidence-based interventions, including acceptance commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions to improve the overall functioning and wellbeing in these populations.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Neuropsychology

Expertise

  • Memory Impairment
  • Dementia
  • Stroke
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Executive Function Deficit
  • Virtual Care
  • Chronic Pain
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Social Anxiety
  • Depression Related to Physical Illness
  • Unresolved or Complicated Grief
  • Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  • Chemo Brain
  • Cognitive Changes
  • Cognitive Complaints
  • Cognitive Decline
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment With Memory Loss
  • Neurocognitive Disorder

Biography

Dr. Bueno obtained her Doctor of Psychology degree in Combined School-Clinical Psychology from Kean University. She completed her clinical internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital and completed specialized training in the neuropsychological assessment of Spanish-speaking populations at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. Dr. Bueno obtained post-doctoral training at the Mt. Sinai Epilepsy Center and completeda two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. 

Dr. Bueno has a vested interest in culturally-informed neuropsychological assessment and treatment of ethnic minorities and non-native English speakers, and is actively involved in professional groups aimed to reduce disparities in healthcare and facilitate culturally sensitive approaches to clinical care of underserved populations. She was a psychologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center’s COVID-19 Clinic and provided treatment to English and Spanish-speaking individuals over the course of their recovery and outpatient rehabilitation. She is conducting longitudinal research examining the trajectory of cognitive difficulties, psychiatric symptoms, and resilience in COVID-19 survivors.      

Dr. Bueno lectures on topics involving culturally informed clinical care and neuropsychology for clinical psychology interns, medical residents, social workers, and other hospital staff. She is also a member of the diversity and inclusion steering committee at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center.

Research

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Psychologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • Psy.D., Kean University of New Jersey, 2018
  • M.A., Kean University of New Jersey, 2015
  • M.S., Mercy College, 2011
  • B.S., Mercy College, 2009

Insurance

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External Relationships

External Relationships

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