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Erica Chin, MS

Clinical Psychology Intern
Erica Chin, MS

Ms. Chin is a Child and Adolescent Psychology Track intern; which combines training in child and adolescent cognitive-behavioral, evidence-based therapies with clinical experiences treating adults.  As an intern, she is supervised and mentored by faculty of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and serves on the clinical staffs of both the Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital.

In addition, to diverse clinical experience with inpatients and outpatients from both sites, and opportunities to specialize in focused, research based treatment modalities and assessment techniques, as an intern she is also provided with a rich and extensive didactic program to augment the practical training.

Alongside, she is working on her dissertation, A cross-sectional and longitudinal examination of the impact of family and peer relations on the association between child maltreatment and interpersonal relationship functioning in adolescence. She is investigating protective and risk factors of long-term consequences of early maltreatment.

Ms. Chin’s clinical interests include treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children and adolescents and assessment of learning difficulties. Her interests also involve working closely with schools to provide comprehensive treatment and support. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

Ms. Chin received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Dartmouth College. She received her Master’s degree in Applied Developmental and Learning Psychology- School Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, where she is in the process of earning her Ph.D.

Prior to beginning internship, Ms. Chin completed externships here at the NYU Child Study Center, at a local elementary school, and, most recently, at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders. Ms. Chin’s clinical experience has included individual, group, and family therapy in clinical and school settings, neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment, and school consultation.

Ms. Chin is a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists. She has taught graduate classes in personality and cognitive assessment and has supervised graduate students for several years. Amongst many honors, she has received the Miller Behavior Analysis Award from Teachers College, Columbia University.