Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Depression; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Habit Reversal Therapy.
Carrie Spindel, PsyD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist at the Child Study Center. She has advanced level training in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression, and has special interests in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, childhood maltreatment, and panic disorder. Dr. Spindel is also intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for borderline personality disorder and suicidal and self-injurious behavior, and has worked in the past as a DBT therapist with multi-problem adolescents.
Dr. Spindel earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University. She completed her internship training in the child track at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine and her postdoctoral fellowship at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants of Westchester, LLC in White Plains.
Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Spindel served as a clinical psychologist at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants of Westchester, LLC in White Plains, New York.
Dr. Spindel received the Jeffrey Sage Memorial Award for Clinical Excellence while attending Yeshiva University. She was also awarded the Distinguished Student Practice Award from the American Psychological Association's Division 12 Society of Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Spindel has taught undergraduate Psychology courses at Princeton University. She is co-author of Child Maltreatment: Advances in Psychotherapy – Evidenced Based Practice and of the book chapter "Disaster Trauma" in Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Crisis Intervention.
Dr. Spindel is a certified affiliate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, and New Jersey State Psychological Association.