Paul Park, PsyD is a New York State licensed psychologist who has helped people through loss, traumatic events, and life transitions. He believes that the foundation for successful therapy is a strong therapeutic relationship. Building on this alliance, Paul helps his patients manage difficult emotions/thoughts/reactions, navigate personal/professional relationships, and cultivate self awareness and a greater compassion for oneself. He incorporates the principles of AEDP and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction into his practice.
Paul arrived at Crossover Health by way of Bellevue Hospital Center where his responsibilities as a Senior Psychology and Mental Health Liaison included helping people work through their grief, trauma, family/multicultural issues, and adjustment to complex medical issues (e.g., cancer, respiratory/pulmonary issues). Previously, as the Mental Health Director of the World Trade Center Clinical Center of Excellence at Rutgers University, Paul managed a full-scale mental health clinic, developing new services and codifying the policies and procedures related to mental health, and provided assessments and psychology treatment to the first responders of the 9/11 TWC attack.
Paul completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical and Community Psychology at Yale University School of Medicine and his Pre-doctoral Internship at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital. He has received postgraduate training in treatments for trauma (CPT, EMDR) and substance abuse, as well as for Motivational Interviewing. Paul was raised in Torrance, CA, completed his B.A. in Cognitive Science and Psychology at UC Berkeley, and made the pivotal move east to pursue his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University. In his spare time, he enjoys long runs around Manhattan, outdoor events, and weekly hikes with his family.