Jesse Allen-Dicker, Ph.D.

Psychology

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Personal Statement

I provide in-person and virtual psychotherapy and psychiatric assessments to adolescents and adults of all ages. I pride myself on taking a patient-centered approach, utilizing and/or integrating research-backed practices and molding them to the unique needs of each individual patient with whom I work. I strive to understand my patients, so that I can help my patients, and I rely on warmth, respect, and years of clinical training and practice to facilitate this process. In treating individuals, I primarily use approaches from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP; a form of CBT).

Please note that Dr. Allen-Dicker practices at the NewYork-Presbyterian location at 240 East 69th StreetNew York, NY 10065, though he does not practice through the Collaborative Care Center. 

In additiont to treating patients in the state of New York, Dr. Allen-Dicker is registered to provide telehealth services to patients located in the state of Florida. 

Biographical Info

Dr. Allen-Dicker is a clinical psychologist skilled in the assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults of all ages. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Union College followed by a Master of Arts degree in General/Theoretical Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. After completing his doctorate, Dr. Allen-Dicker completed a post-doctoral fellowship in consultation-liaison and medical psychology at Lenox Hill Hospital/Northwell Health where he specialized in the care of individuals with medical illnesses at both the outpatient and inpatient level. As part of his practice, Dr. Allen-Dicker worked extensively with patients on oncological and cardiological matters.

Across his career, Dr. Allen-Dicker has continually provided individual psychotherapy to general psychiatric patients with a variety of presentations, including anxiety, depression, OCD, sleep, and challenges related to relationships and life transitions. He maintains a special interest in the treatment of individuals with OCD using Exposure and Response Prevention (EX/RP), a treatment for which he received specialized training at the OCD Center at Zucker Hillside Hospital/Northwell Health.

Overall, Dr. Allen-Dicker is passionate about helping individuals meet goals related to their mental and physical health. Consistent with this pursuit is his interest in the clinical benefits of exercise and sleep, having completed a dissertation on the role of exercise and sleep in mood functioning. Prior to that, he provided sport psychological services to Division I athletes. Most recently, Dr. Allen-Dicker published a book chapter on sleep in adolescent athletes.

At Weill Cornell, Dr. Allen-Dicker is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, serves on the LVAD/Heart Transplant service, and supervises mental health clinicians treating individuals within hospital-affiliated primary care practices. He maintains a faculty practice at Weill Cornell and is available for evaluation, consultation, and individual psychotherapy.

Honors and Awards
  • Patient Experience Honor 2023
  • Research Grant 2022
  • Daniel C. and Martina Lewis Endowed Scholarship 2020 – 2021
  • Daniel C. and Martina Lewis Endowed Scholarship 2019 – 2020
  • Graduate Student Fellowship Aug. 2017 – June 2020
  • Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society (National History Honor Society) 2013
Clinical Expertise
Anxiety
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Depression
Major Depressive Disorder
Adjustment Disorder
Psychotherapy and Medical Illness
Psycho-Oncology
Sleep Problems
Problems of Adjustment to Life-Cycle Transitions
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Languages
English
Education 
  • Ph.D.
    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    2022
  • M.A.
    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    2020
  • B.S.
    Union College
    2013
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Psychologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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