Dimitris Kiosses, Ph.D.

Dimitris Kiosses

Dimitris Kiosses', PhD areas of interest are psychotherapies for depression, anxiety, and marital difficulties.

Dr. Kiosses completed his undergraduate degree at Tufts University and received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies of Adelphi University. He completed his internship at Hillside Hospital-Long Island Jewish Medical Center and has been working at the Cornell Institute for Geriatric Psychiatry since 1997. Dr. Kiosses is a NY State licensed psychologist and has been trained in Cognitive Therapy at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research. He is certified in Problem Solving Therapy and Supportive Psychotherapy.

His offices are located in Manhattan and in White Plains.

Please call (914) 997-4381 for more information or to make an appointment.


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [NYPH Employees Only]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Peer Reviewed Articles (in chronological order)

Kiosses DN, Alexopoulos GS, Murphy C: Symptoms of striatofrontal dysfunction contribute to disability in geriatric depression. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry, 2000; 15:992-999.

de Asis JM, Stern E, Alexopoulos GS, Pan H, Van Gorp W, Blumberg H, Kalayam B, Eidelberg D, Kiosses D, Silbersweig DA: Hippocampal and anterior cingulate activation deficits in patients with geriatric depression. Am J Psychiatry, 2001; 158:1321-1323.

Kiosses DN, Klimstra S, Murphy C, Alexopoulos GS: Executive dysfunction and disability in geriatric depression. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 2001; 9:269-274.

Wiener PK, Kiosses DN, Klimstra S, Murphy C, Alexopoulos GS: A short-term inpatient program for agitated demented nursing home residents. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry, 2001; 16:866-872.

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Klimstra S, Kalayam B, Bruce ML: Clinical presentation of "the Depression-Executive Dysfunction Syndrome" of late life. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 2002;10:98-106.

Meyers BS, Sirey JA, Bruce M, Hamilton M, Raue P, Friedman SJ, Rickey C, Kakuma T, Carroll MK, Kiosses D, Alexopoulos G. Predictors of early recovery from major depression among persons admitted to community-based clinics: an observational study. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2002; 59:729-735.

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Choi SJ, Murphy CF, Lim KO. Frontal white matter microstructure and treatment response of late-life depression: A Preliminary Study. Am J Psychiatry 2002; 159:1929-1932.

Kiosses DN: Executive dysfunction in geriatric depression and its nonpharmacological management. Directions in Psychiatry, 2003; 23:253-263.

Young RC, Jain H, Kiosses DN, Meyers BS. Antidepressant-Associated mania in late life. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2003; 18:421-424.

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Murphy C, Heo M. Executive dysfunction, heart disease burden, and remission of geriatric depression. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2004; 29:2278-84.

Kiosses DN, Alexopoulos GS. IADL functions, cognitive deficits, and severity of depression: a preliminary study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2005; 13:244-9.

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Heo M, Murphy C, Shanmugham B, Gunning-Dixon F. Executive dysfunction and the course of geriatric depression. Biol Psychiatry, 2005; 58:204-10.

De Asis JM, Greenwald B, Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Ashtari M, Heo M, Young RC. Frontal signal hyperintensities in mania in old age. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 2006; 14:598-604.

Young RC, Kiosses D, Heo M, Schulberg HC, Murphy C, Klimstra S, Deasis JM, Alexopoulos GS. Age and ratings of manic psychopathology. Bipolar Disord, 2007; 9:301-304.

Kiosses DN, Arean PA, Teri L, Alexopoulos GS. Home-delivered Problem Adaptation Therapy (PATH) for Depressed, Cognitively Impaired, Disabled Elders: A Preliminary Study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2010; 18(11):988-98.

Kiosses DN, Teri L, Velligan DI, Alexopoulos GS. A home-delivered intervention for depressed, cognitively impaired, disabled elders. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry (in press).

Kiosses DN, Arean PA. Editorial. Research on Late-Life Depression and Dementia Care: Across Disciplines, Across Settings. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2010; 18(6):457

Kiosses DN, Ravdin LD. Psychosocial interventions for late-life depression with comorbid cognitive impairment and disability. Psychiatr Times (in press).

Wilkins VM, Kiosses DN, Ravdin LD. Late-life depression with comorbid cognitive impairment and disability: Nonpharmacological interventions. Clin Interv Aging 2010; 5:323-31.

Alexopoulos GS, Raue PJ, Kiosses DN, Mackin RS, Kanellopoulos D, McCulloch C, Areán PA. Problem-solving therapy and supportive therapy in older adults with major depression and executive dysfunction: effect on disability. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011; 68(1):33-41.

Kiosses DN, Leon AC, Arean PA. Psychosocial Interventions for late-life major depression. Psychiatr Clin North Am (in press).

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN. Geriatric Psychiatry: Advances and directions. Preface. Psychiatr Clin North Am (in press).

Book Chapters

Klimstra SA, Latoussakis V, Kiosses DN, Alexopoulos GS: The Geriatric Unit. In S.S. Sharfstein (Ed.), Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc; 2008.

Latoussakis V, Klimstra S, Kiosses D, Kalayam B, Alexopoulos GS: The Elderly Psychiatric Inpatient. In F. Ovsiew, R. Munich (Ed.), Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.

Alexopoulos GS, Latoussakis V, Kiosses DN: Geriatric Mood Disorders. In E. Lykouras (Ed.), Geriatric Psychiatry. Athens, Greece (in press).

Honors and Awards


2004 AAPG/NIMH Summer Research Institute for Geriatric Psychiatry

2009 Advanced Research Institute (ARI) in Geriatric Mental Health



2006 K23 National Institute of Health      Treating Depressed, Cognitively Impaired Elders.                  


2005 Mental Health Initiative (MINT)

A Home-Delivered Treatment for Elderly Depressed with Cognitive Impairment and Disability.


2002 NARSAD Young Investigator Award Kiosses

Compensatory strategies for depressed patients with executive dysfunction and disability.


2002 Junior Investigator Award

Cornell Wright Center for Aging Research and Clinical Practice

Utilizing compensatory strategies for elderly depressed with cognitive impairment and disability.