Specialties and Expertise
- Adult Psychotherapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy
- Anxiety Disorder
- Postpartum Depression
- Women's Mental Health
- Behavioral Medicine
- Chronic Illness
- Young Adults
- Cognitive Therapy
- Psychiatric Aspects of Physical Illness
Kate Herts, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in evidence-based interventions for adolescents and adults suffering from anxiety disorders, mood disorders, chronic medical problems, and women’s health concerns. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and provides a variety of clinical services including diagnostic assessments, therapy, and consultations. In addition to working at the Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center, Dr. Herts is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Kate Herts completed her Bachelor of Arts at Brown University and earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she received research and clinical training in evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents, and adults. Her program of research is focused on designing, implementing, and evaluating psychological treatments for patients with chronic illness. Dr. Herts has contributed multiple publications and lectures nationally on promoting psychological resilience in this population.
Dr. Herts completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Cognitive Therapy Clinic of Weill Cornell Medicine, where she provided treatment to adults with a wide range of anxiety and mood disorders. While on internship, she also worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she conducted therapy with patients with cancer and their family members. Dr.Herts is an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has extensive experience and training in a number of related treatment modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Schema Therapy.
Dr. Herts currently runs the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Westchester Division, a role in which she provides supervision, education, and professional development support to psychology trainees. She is a member of the Youth Anxiety Center, where she helps young adults with anxiety successfully navigate the transition to adulthood. In addition, Dr. Herts works closely with the Payne Whitney Women’s Program to provide services to women with reproductive health concerns.
To schedule appointments, please call (914)-997-8688.
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
• Outstanding Student Clinician Award, Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, 2016
• Senior Clinical Scientist Award, UCLA Clinical Psychology Training Program, 2016
• Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division, 2013-2014
• Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division, 2013
• Distinguished University Fellowship, UCLA, 2012-2013
• Alumni Association Fellowship, UCLA, 2012
• Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowship, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2011-2012
• White Internship Award, Brown University, 2007
• Undergraduate Teaching Research Assistantship, Brown University, 2005
Clinical and Academic Positions
- Assistant Attending Psychologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
- Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Education and Training
- Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2018
- M.S., Harvard School of Public Health, 2012
- M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania, 2010
- B.A., Brown University, 2008
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
- Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
- Rockefeller University - Trustmark