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Sameena Groves, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Licensed Psychologist, Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Sameena  Groves, PhD

Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Depression; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Family/Couples Therapy.

Office Location: Manhattan

Sameena Groves, PhD, 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 received specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and family therapy. Her clinical expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety, mood, and adjustment disorders in school-age children, adolescents, and young adults. As a member of the Child Study Center's DBT team, Dr. Groves works with adolescents and young adults struggling with multiple emotional and behavioral difficulties, including suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, substance abuse, disordered eating, and strained interpersonal relationships. Dr. Groves leads the DBT program's Graduate Group and supervises trainees in CBT and DBT.

Dr. Groves received her bachelor's degree in English cum laude from Yale University and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Groves also attended the post baccalaureate program in psychology at Columbia University.
Dr. Groves completed her internship in child and adolescent psychology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Child Study Center.

Dr. Groves was awarded a community service fellowship from the Yale Alumni Association while earning her bachelor degree. She is a member of the American Psychology Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.