Elyse Chaifetz, PhD, is a New York State licensed psychologist with extensive experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as well as acceptance-based and mindfulness approaches. Additionally, as a trained health psychologist, she has expertise in working with patients with various health concerns (pain, insomnia) and chronic medical conditions.
Dr. Chaifetz completed her pre-doctoral internship year at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System where she worked in a day treatment setting, as well as in both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse programs. She went on to complete her post-doctoral residency in a group practice where she specialized in utilizing modern technology including virtual reality therapy and biofeedback. Following her residency, Elyse worked for two and a half years at Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Medical Center as an inpatient rehabilitation psychologist. Before obtaining her Doctorate in Psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School, Yeshiva University, she graduated with honors from The George Washington University. She now maintains a private practice where she specializes in the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, and relationship issues.
Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Elyse has lived in Manhattan for the past 10 years. She enjoys going to the gym, reading, exploring New York City, and spending time with her friends and family.