Expertise in treating Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD

drdebracarrDr. Debra Carr is a licensed New York State Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in providing care to children, adolescents, and adults. Her practice now concentrates on helping adults of all ages. She provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and clinical hypnosis in helping people manage numerous life issues and mood disorders such as:

  • Anxiety disorders (e.g., Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Panic)
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Conflicts related to family, school, and work demands
  • Caring for a partner or loved ones with illness or disabilities
  • Coping with chronic pain
  • Managing and maintaining relationships …   and
  • Living with loss and bereavement

Dr. Carr is a member of the Women’s Mental Health Consortium of Weill Cornell, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the International OCD Foundation, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, The Transition Network, and American Society on Aging.

Dr. Carr has appeared on CNN Headline News and has been quoted on WebMD and in other print media. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, after obtaining a Master’s in Education in Psychological Services (M.S. Ed.) at University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to developing her private practice, Dr. Carr held staff positions at the NYU Child Study Center Institute for Trauma and Stress as well as Mt. Sinai Hospital’s Adolescent Health Center. At both institutions she was an integral liaison to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. In addition, Dr. Carr conducted psychological evaluations to assess for developmental disabilities to individuals of all ages at the Young Adult Institute – National Institute for People with Disabilities ( and administered developmental evaluations to infants and toddlers at Northern Westchester Center for Speech Disorders.

Do you have a question for Dr. Carr? Call 914.713.5058 or contact her today.