Helene Geramian, Psy. D.


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Personal Statement

I am an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. I specialize in Adult and Geriatric mood disorders, including depression, anxiety and trauma, with an expertise in geriatric and health psychology. I utilize an integrative approach to mental health, in which compassion and understanding shape my assessment and treatment of each person.

Biographical Info

Dr. Helene Geramian earned her undergraduate degree from Barnard College of Columbia University, where she graduated with Departmental Honors. She received her doctoral degree from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. Additionally, she completed further training at the New Jersey Veterans Affairs Medical Center as well as post-doctoral training at the Brooklyn Veteran's Hospital, with a specialization in geriatric psychology.

Dr. Geramian is a New York state licensed psychologist who is available for diagnostic evaluation, consultation and psychotherapy. Her work is informed by psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches. Research interests include the role of comorbid personality and mood disorders in later life.

Honors and Awards

Ferkauf Scholarship- Yeshiva University 2013-2017
Dean’s List 2008-2011
Psychology Departmental Honors 2011
Barnard College Torchbearers Internship of Distinction Award 2011
Barnard Internship Grant 2011
Howard Hughes Scholar 2010

Clinical Expertise
Psychological Assessment
Depression Related to Physical Illness
Psychotherapy and Medical Illness
Depression and Anxiety Disorders
  • Psy.D.
    Yeshiva University
  • B.A.
    Barnard College - Columbia University
  • Assistant Attending Psychologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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