Specialty Areas: Autism Spectrum Disorders; Substance Abuse; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Dr. Kuriakose is the clinical director of the Autism Spectrum Disorders Service at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center and a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. She specializes in evidence-based behavioral treatments for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and in adolescent substance abuse disorders. She has advanced training in Applied Behavior Analysis, Pivotal Response Training, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Her research interests include use of assessments in children with ASDs, behavioral interventions for ASDs, and parent training.
Dr. Kuriakose earned her PhD in counseling, clinical, and school psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where was a Regents Special Fellow. While a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical, she completed her internship at Children’s Hospital Boston and her post-doctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital.
Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Kuriakose worked at the Koegel Autism Center and Broad Asperger Center in Santa Barbara, California, on the psychiatric outpatient, inpatient, and consultation services at Children’s Hospital Boston, and on the adolescent dual-diagnosis residential treatment unit at McLean Hospital.
Dr. Kuriakose has presented at national conferences of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavior Analysis. She has published articles and book chapters in the area of autism spectrum disorders. During her graduate training, she was awarded the Student Research Award from the American Psychological Association's Division 33 (Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities).
Specialty Areas: Selective Mutism; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Disruptive Behavior Disorders; Organizational Skills Training; Parent-Child Interaction Therapy; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Brittany D. Roslin, PhD is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at the Child Study Center in both the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Behavior Disorders and the Selective Mutism Program within the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorder. Dr. Roslin has specialized training in parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), organizational skills training, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Her research has focused on evaluating the efficacy of applying a tailored version of PCIT for the treatment of children with selective mutism. Dr. Roslin has clinical expertise in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety and mood related disorders, ADHD, and disruptive behavior disorders.
Dr. Roslin earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Hofstra University. She received her BA in Psychology and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the George Washington University. She also studied psychology at Oxford University, UK. Prior to joining the Child Study Center, she trained at the Child Mind Institute and North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Roslin completed her clinical internship at Columbia University Medical Center where she provided individual, group, and family outpatient therapy to children and adolescents in the Pediatric Psychiatry Department of Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Roslin is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Division 53 (Child and Adolescent Psychology) of American Psychological Association, Selective Mutism Group/Childhood Anxiety Network (SMG), and The National Child Traumatic Stress Network. She has presented her work at numerous conferences.
Specialty Areas: Neuropsychological and Educational Testing; Learning Disorders; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Family/Couples Therapy
Bryn J. Kahn, Psy.D., is a clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellow at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. She specializes in neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental, neurological, and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Kahn has experience in school consultation and treating individuals presenting with attention, mood and anxiety disorders as well as autism spectrum and pervasive developmental disorders.
Dr. Kahn received her B.A. in Psychology from Wellesley College, in Massachusetts. She earned her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in neuropsychology, from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University.
Prior to beginning her post-doctoral fellowship at the Child Study Center, Dr. Kahn completed her clinical internship at Green Chimneys Children’s Services. She worked as an extern in the Child and Adolescent Assessment Track at Bellevue Hospital Center, at New Alternatives for Children, and she was a neuropsychology extern at the Child Study Center. She has extensive experience providing assessment services for child and adolescent inpatients and outpatients, and has treated a diverse range of children, adolescents and adults across inpatient, outpatient and residential settings.
Dr. Kahn was invited to be a member of the Psi Chi Society and is a current member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Research in Child Development, and the New York State Psychological Association. She was awarded the Kathie Kramer Rudy Scholarship for Psychoanalytic Understanding and the National Register of Health Service Psychologists Credentialing Scholarship in 2013. Dr. Kahn served as a teaching assistant for a doctoral level psychological assessment class in 2012.
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT); Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Kaitlin P. Gallo, Ph.D. is a clinical psychology Postdoctoral Fellow and clinical instructor in the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders. Dr. Gallo specializes in the assessment and treatment of disruptive behavior disorders, ADHD, and anxiety disorders. Her approaches to treatment include cognitive behavior therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and parent management training.
Dr. Gallo is also a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Mental Health Implementation and Dissemination Science (IDEAS Center). Her research focuses on evaluating methods to increase the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based psychological treatments for children and adolescents in various settings.
Dr. Gallo received her A.B. in Psychology cum laude with highest departmental honors from Harvard University. She then received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University. Dr. Gallo completed her clinical internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she gained experience providing cognitive behavior therapy in inpatient and outpatient settings to address a wide array of presenting problems in children, adolescents, and adults.
In addition to her clinical internship, Dr. Gallo previously provided treatment and conducted diagnostic assessments at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University, the Center for Early Detection Assessment & Response to Risk (CEDAR) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, and in K-12 school settings in the Boston area.
Dr. Gallo has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, the Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, and Behavior Therapy. She has presented her research at professional conferences, including the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). She has received the Virginia A. Roswell Dissertation Award from ABCT, the APA Division 53 Student Achievement Award, the APA Division 12 Distinguished Student Practice Award in Clinical Psychology, the APA Assembly of Scientist/Practitioner Psychologists Student Award, and the APA Section 10/Division 12 Presentation Award.
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.
Specialty Areas: Autism Spectrum Disorder; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Stress, Trauma, and Resilience; Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Karina G. Campos, PsyD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, and a licensed psychologist in the Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical and Research Program. She conducts diagnostic evaluations, school consultations, and parent management, and also provides individual, group, and family therapy services. Dr. Campos is trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and the administration of the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS). She is also certified in providing PEERS, an evidence-based social skills group treatment for adolescents and young adults with ASD. Her other specialty areas include anxiety and mood disorders, trauma and stress and related disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders.
Dr. Campos received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She earned her doctoral degree from Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP). Dr. Campos completed her clinical internship at Bellevue Hospital/Child Study Center. She then completed her postdoctoral training at Sunfield Center for Autism, ADHD and Behavioral Health, where she received ongoing supervision from independent/research reliable ADI-R and ADOS trainers. In addition, Dr. Campos received clinical training at UCLA, Harbor-UCLA in the Child Trauma Clinic, and Kaiser Permanent in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Campos co-authored a chapter, titled Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Traumatized Children: Narrowing the Divide between Ideology and Evidence, in the book “Integrative Play Therapy.” She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), APA Divisions 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice/Child Maltreatment) and 56 (Trauma Psychology), and the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA). Dr. Campos is fluent in Russian.
Peter Y. Wu, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her interests include education, psychotherapy, and the implications of changing financial reimbursement models with relation to the provision of psychiatric care.
Dr. Wu received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and economics from Baylor University, Texas, where he graduated summa cum laude, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received the award for outstanding economics major during his senior year. He also received his medical degree at Baylor University, receiving a national medical student award through the American Psychiatric Association (APA). He completed his general adult psychiatry residency at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as the graduate medical education residents’ council president. He was recognized in two consecutive years for excellence in teaching medical students. In addition, he participated in research related to teaching psychotherapy to medical students and psychiatry residents. He further had the opportunity for specialized psychotherapy training via the fellowship program for psychodynamic psychotherapy at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies.
Dr. Wu is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Group Psychotherapy Association.
Jennifer Sweet, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her clinical interests include trauma and resilience in children and adolescents, substance abuse in adolescents, and child-parent attachment issues.
Dr. Sweet received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the Boston College, Massachusetts. She received her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and served as a student founder and senior volunteer at the student run free clinic. She completed her general adult psychiatry residency at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Prior to starting her child and adolescent psychiatry training at NYU, Dr. Sweet served on the Residency Council for the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell and co-captained the New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell’s National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk team.
Dawn Sung, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her interests include cultural psychiatry, community psychiatry, systems of care, and education.
Dr. Sung received her bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology from University of California at Berkeley. She received her medical degree from the University of California at Davis School of Medicine, where she was awarded the Palthe Psychiatric Scholarship, Honors in Doctoring, and the Medical Student Research Fellowship. She completed her general adult psychiatry residency at the NYU School of Medicine, during which time she co-founded the Association for Culture and Psychiatry, which focuses on improving diversity and minority mentorship as well as promoting knowledge of cultural, ethnic, and minority issues within psychiatry.
Dr. Sung is a member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and was the recipient of the APA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship for the past two years. She is also a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She worked with the Nathan Kline Institute’s Center for Excellence in Culturally Competent Mental Health to conduct a clinical needs assessment for the Korean American community and is working on developing culturally adapted evidenced-based treatments. She has contributed practice board exam questions for the book chapter “Psychiatric Measures in Assessment and Treatment” for the Study Guide and Self-Assessment Exam: Textbook of Psychiatry.
Leila Sadeghi, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her interests include mood and anxiety disorders, as well as pediatric consultation liaison psychiatry.
Dr. Sadeghi received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvannia, Philadelphia. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She completed an internship year in pediatric medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Center and her general adult psychiatry residency at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She also completed a post-doctoral research year at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Sadeghi is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.