Virginia Kelly Arlt Mutch, Ph.D.


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Personal Statement

I am an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and I serve as a Clinical Psychologist at the Collaborative Care Center. I specialize in Adult Psychological Services and provide comprehensive mental health evaluations, consultations and psychotherapy. I take a biopsychosocial spiritual approach to conceptualization and treatment, applying primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) in practice.

Biographical Info

Dr. Mutch attended The George Washington University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She then obtained a Master of Arts degree in Psychology at Columbia University Teachers College before attending Seattle Pacific University, where she obtained her Master of Science and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Mutch conducted her dissertation in the area of clinician mindfulness, specifically those working with substance-using adolescents. Dr. Mutch completed her clinical internship at the Veterans Affairs Health Care System of New Jersey. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medicine Westchester Division. Dr. Mutch has since provided clinical services to a wide range of patients presenting with anxiety, affective, trauma-related, and substance use disorders in academic medical settings. She is currently providing brief, goal oriented treatment at the Collaborative Care Center at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Clinical Expertise
Adolescent Psychology
Anxiety Disorder
Mood Disorder
Adult Psychotherapy
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Substance Use Disorder
  • Ph.D.
    Seattle Pacific University
  • M.S.
    Seattle Pacific University
  • M.A.
    Columbia University, Teachers College
  • B.A.
    George Washington University
  • Assistant Attending Psychologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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