Stephanie Cherestal, PhD
Psychology
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Stephanie Cherestal, PhD

Psychology

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Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Personal Statement

I am a New York State licensed psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Behavioral Health Center. As director of the NYP-Westchester Behavioral Health Center's Outpatient Adult and Adolescent DBT programs, I specialize in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) by providing individual and group DBT treatment to adult and adolescent patients, and I also conduct supervision and training to trainees in DBT. I also serve as a psychotherapist with Weill Cornell Medicine's Graduate Student Mental Health Program.

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Young Adults
  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Virtual Reality Therapy

Biography

Dr. Cherestal graduated magna cum laude from Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College. She went on to earn a Master's Degree and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Hofstra University, and completed her pre-doctoral training through her clinical internship with NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center. As alicensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Cherestal specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for adults and adolescents with anxiety, mood, and personality disorders. She also has extensive experience treating trauma and stress-related disorders. Dr. Cherestal's research interests include exploring the efficacy of technological aids to increase dissemination of and access to evidence-based psychotherapies.

Research

Credentials

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., Hofstra University, 2019
  • B.A., Hunter College, City University of New York, 2013

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External Relationships

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