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Kenneth Pound, Psy.D.

Psychologist

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Overview

Qualifications:
  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: The Wright Institute
  • Year Graduated: 2002
  • License No. and State: 017887 New York
Background:

I am a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University Medical Center, and in the Columbia University Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.  I am an Associate Director of Externship at Columbia University Medical Center; Clinical Supervisor for City University of New York in their doctoral psychology program; Past faculty member in several other graduate psychology programs; and was Director of Doctoral Studies and Predoctoral-Intern Director at the California Institute for Psychotherapy.

I have an active interest in thinking and writing about the intersection of psychoanalysis and the arts and the impact of culture on psychology.

Methodology

My Approach:

My treatment emphasis is to find out who you uniquely are, and to help you become aware of unconscious factors which may block you in moving forward with your goals. I have experience working with a wide range of symptoms and diagnostic issues. My work is psychoanalytically informed but pragmatic.

Treatment Orientation:
  • Couples
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Eclectic 
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Relational
Modality:
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Specialties

I specialize in: Couples Therapy and Pre Marital Counseling; Career concerns; Foreigners living abroad; Sexuality (including LGBT issues); Adolescent treatment; Skype Treatments; Depression and Anxiety; and, Life Transitions. I also have particular expertise working with performing and creative artists, as well as top professionals.

Issues:
  • Adoption
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Foreigners Living Abroad
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health:
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Age Groups:
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Finances

Avg. Cost (per session):

$200+

Accepted Payment Methods:

Call for details.

Insurance Networks:

Out of Network. If you are planning on submitting a bill for reimbursement from your insurance carrier, I will furnish an itemized bill with codes the insurance carrier needs to see in order to issue any reimbursement.

Location

Address:

133 W. 72nd St, #204, New York, NY 10023

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