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Yasmine Saad

Psychologist, PhD

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Review Summary

Overall 5 Star Yelp Rating:

Reviewers describe Dr. Saad as a good listener, attentive, a great specialist with a beautiful spacious office who gives her clients the steps needed to begin the process of healing. She is also described as intuitive and supportive and incredibly inspiring.

Overview

Qualifications:
  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: Derner Institute for Advanced Studies, Adelphi U.
  • Year Graduated: 2005
  • License No. and State: 017218 New York
  • Alternative Languages: French, Spanish
Background:

Dr. Yasmine Saad completed her studies in Clinical Psychology at the University of Paris in 1999 and obtained with high honors a DESS (a specialized diploma in Clinical Psychology), permitting her to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in France. She worked in multiple clinical settings in Paris before coming to the United States.

In 2005, Dr. Yasmine Saad obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies - Adelphi University, which is considered the best program for psychodynamic therapy training in the country. Following her graduation, she worked for a year in an outpatient clinic and then for six years at Montefiore Medical Center as an attending psychologist, providing individual, couple, and group therapy and supervising psychologists. In addition, as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she was actively engaged in teaching and supervising psychiatry residents and psychology trainees. She was sought after for her teaching and supervisory skills and became the clinical supervisor to the psychology staff of Fordham University's counseling center.

Currently, she maintains her affiliation with Montefiore Medical Center, where she continues to teach and supervise. She also holds an academic appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition, she has the privilege of being part of a small group of mental health professionals selected to train the best psychiatry chief residents in the country. She has received accolades for her teachings. An additional endorsement came from psychologists and psychiatrists who sought her for supervision and therapy.

Success in her practice and teaching led her to build Madison Park Psychological Services, a group practice where psychologists, whom she has trained, provide tailored, high-quality treatment to match the patients' needs.

Specialties

I specialize in depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship issues and parenting challenges. I offer individual, couple and family therapy, and will tailor treatment to who you are and what your needs are. I offer cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, psychodynamics therapy, and mindfulness/stress reduction techniques.

Issues:
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health:
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Age Groups:
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Client Focus:
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Review Summary

Overall 5 Star Vitals Rating:

Reviewers describe Dr. Saad as extremely helpful and enlightening. They rate her highly on her short wait times and praise her as someone who listens and offers hope and understanding. 

Methodology

My Approach:

Dr. Yasmine Saad maintains an active private practice in New York City. She believes that the success of any therapy stems from a good match between patient and therapist personalities and between patient and treatment approach. She provides a comfortable, safe and warm environment while using her expertise with various forms of treatment to tailor the therapy to the patient's needs and personality. She focuses on the present and helps you deal with your current issues as they manifest themselves in everyday life. She actively and empathically works with you to understand your difficulties, solve problems and expand your personal growth. She provides individual, couple, and group psychotherapy for adolescents and adults in Spanish, French, and English.

Treatment Orientation:
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Integrating psychodynamic therapy w/ mindfullness
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Modality:
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Finances

Avg. Cost (per session):

$200 + (Sliding Scale)

Accepted Payment Methods:

Cash or Check

Insurance Networks:

Out of Network benefits. Call for details.

Review Summary

Overall 5 Star Google Rating:

The reviews posted on Google are overwhelmingly positive. Dr. Saad is described as exceptional, competent, caring and compassionate. She is also described as a nice, well-rounded person and a gifted psychotherapist. Reviewers refer to Dr. Saad as extremely bright, warm, flexible, and someone who truly connects to her patients.

Location

Address:

51 East 25 Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10010

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