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Christina Bueno, Psy.D.

Psychology
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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.

In-Person & Virtual Visits Available

Biographical Info

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.

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

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No External Relationships Reported