Language: English
Gender: Female
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605
P: 914-997-5204
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Personal Statement

Mia Gintoft Cohen, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital in the Division Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She maintains a private practice with children, adolescents, and adults for psychotherapy and medication management.

Dr. Cohen's patient-centered approach is warm, evidence-based, and confidential.  She believes that each patient should be evaluated as an individual in the context of one's life circumstances. Dr. Cohen can provide psychotherapy only, psycotherapy and medication management, or medication only, as best suited for the patient. She is available for consultations, individual and family therapy, as well as medication evaluations and management. Dr. Cohen has a particular interest in adolescent mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders.

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Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Substance Abuse
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorder
  • Tic Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Eating Disorder

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]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002
  • M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School, 2007



Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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


Dr. Cohen was born and raised in Wisconsin and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with Honors and Distinction with a B.A. in Psychology and Zoology.  There she was selected for the Phi Beta Kappa Society.  During her undergraduate education, she participated in research in genetics and addiction and was awarded the Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award and the Family Medicine Summer Research Grant.  She also volunteered at the hospital with medically ill children in the pediatric hospital school.  Dr. Cohen attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health where she was elected class representative and treasurer of the student body. Dr. Cohen went on to complete her residency in general psychiatry at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital where she was selected as Chief Resident. She completed her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital's combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities, where she was selected as Chief Resident at the Columbia campus. Her research interests include mindfulness in the treatment of substance abuse.  Her review article entitled "Mindfulness in the Treatment of Adolescents with Problem Substance Abuse" was published in the April 2013 edition of Adolescent Psychiatry.