Anita Gurian, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gurian has also served as executive editor of the NYU Child Study Center web site, AboutOurKids.org and editor of the NYU Child Study Center Letter, a newsletter exploring topics related to psychological development, academic concerns and particular psychiatric disorders of children. Dr. Gurian has contributed to and reviewed a number of articles for AboutOurKids.org.
Dr. Gurian received her BA from Hunter College and a MS in education from Adelphi University. Dr. Gurian received a second MS in school psychology from St. John's University and her PhD in psychology from Hofstra University.
Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Dr. Gurian was a senior staff psychologist at the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Schneider's Children's Hospital, Long Island Jewish Hillside-Medical Center.
Dr. Gurian is the author of a number of books and book chapters and her work has been published in Clinical Pediatrics and Children's Hospital Quarterly. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Nassau County Psychological Association and the American Council on Learning Disabilities.