Specialty Areas: Stress, Trauma, and Resilience; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);
Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Anxiety and Mood Disorders.
Office Location: Manhattan
Christina Laitner, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow working in the Stress, Trauma and Resilience Treatment Service and the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service. Dr. Laitner has specialized training in the assessment and treatment of traumatized youth, including in the implementation of Trauma Systems Therapy and other trauma-informed care models.
Dr. Laitner earned her doctoral degree in School Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She received her bachelors in psychology from Wellesley College. Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Laitner completed her clinical internship at New York City Children’s Center - Queens Campus (formerly known as Queens Children’s Psychiatric Center).
Dr. Laitner’s research has been presented at professional conferences, including at the Society for Research on Adolescence and at Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the New York State Psychological Association, and The National Child Traumatic Stress Network.