Karen Burns, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in evidence-based treatments for anxiety and depressive disorders. She received her B.A from The New School and her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. Dr. Burns completed her pre-doctoral internship at Zucker Hillside Hospital, Long Island Jewish Health System, and has received training at some of the area's prestigious hospitals, including Mount Sinai Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Burns also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants, LLP.
Dr. Burns has extensive clinical experience in the treatment of depression; anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias; OCD; trichotillomania; ADHD and other disorders. With experience in treating individuals across the lifespan, Dr. Burns is currently focused on treating adults, young adults, and adolescents.
Dr. Burns has received advanced training in both CBT and DBT, and implements mindfulness-based techniques in her current CBT work in addition to cognitive and behavioral strategies. Dr. Burns has conducted research on the impact of therapist adherence to evidence-based treatments on clinical response. She is active member of the American Psychological Association, the New York State Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Westchester Psychological Association. Also an experienced clinical supervisor of students and trainees, Dr. Burns is currently an Adjunct Lab Instructor at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology.