Language: English
Gender: Female
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 997-5723
(914) 995-5948

Personal Statement

Elizabeth Allen, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adolescents and adults with anxiety and mood disorders. As a psychologist within the Youth Anxiety Center, she specializes in developmentally-informed treatment for emerging adults. She provides a variety of clinical services including diagnostic evaluation, consultation and psychotherapy. Dr. Allen is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division. 

Specialties & Expertise


  • Anxiety Disorder
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Specific Phobia
  • Social Phobia
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorder
  • Parent Education
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy


Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Psychologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Clark University, 2016
  • M.A., Clark University, 2012
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2007

Honors & Awards

Clark University Graduate Scholarship (2009-2014) 
Monte M. Bliss Scholarship, Clark University (2012) 
College Honors, Washington University (2007) 


Dr. Allen earned her BA in psychology and English literature at Washington University in St. Louis and completed her PhD in clinical psychology at Clark University, where she conducted research on parenting interventions that support children’s emotional and academic adjustment. She completed her clinical internship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and received postdoctoral training in CBT, exposure and response prevention (ERP), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis (CBTp) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Allen has published multiple scholarly articles and book chapters and presented her work at national and international conferences.