Evelyn Sassoon, Psy. D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry,
Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Psychologist,
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Evelyn Sassoon has been affiliated with the Personality Studies Institute since 2013. She is a research therapist in the current ongoing study on the effectiveness of transference focused psychotherapy (TFP) for borderline personality disorder and is a certified therapist and supervisor in TFP. Dr. Sassoon has also participated as an interviewer in an ongoing study of the STIPO-R as an assessment tool for narcissistic personality disorder.
Dr. Sassoon’s private practice is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She sees adults, adolescents and couples and utilizes concepts and techniques from psychodynamic psychotherapy, and specifically TFP, with the goal of patients’ improved mood and functioning.
Dr. Sassoon is also an eating disorders specialist and uses cognitive behavior therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy in the treatment of eating disorders.
Dr. Sassoon graduated from Harvard College and received her doctorate in psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. She interned at New York Presbyterian Hospital (then Columbia Presbyterian) and trained in cognitive behavior therapy on the Columbia Presbyterian eating disorders inpatient unit. She also served as a staff psychologist in the adult outpatient psychiatric clinic at Columbia Presbyterian for several years, running groups in Spanish. She is a certified group therapist.
993 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Accepting new patients?
Yes, by referral only.