Elyse Kupperman Chaifetz, Ph.D. is a New York state licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Kupperman received her doctorate degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in health psychology at Yeshiva University. Prior to starting her own private practice, Dr. Kupperman had previously worked in a group practice as well as a number of hospital settings including NYU Langone Medical Center, NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Downstate University, and the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System. Dr. Kupperman is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).
Elyse Kupperman Chaifetz Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in New York City. Dr. Kupperman specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults and adolescents coping with a variety of symptoms and life stressors. As a trained health psychologist, she has expertise in working with patients with various health concerns and chronic medical conditions. Additionally, Dr. Kupperman has a special interest in helping patients find and maintain satisfying relationships. Dr. Kupperman's treatment approach is symptom focused, goal oriented, and based on techniques that have proven to be effective. Dr. Kupperman offers a warm, empathic, and collaborative approach to help individuals achieve their personal goals in therapy. Sessions typically focus on current issues and difficulties that one might be experiencing. In addition to traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dr. Kupperman frequently utilizes mindfulness-based therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and interpersonal therapy to tailor treatment to best meet the needs of each individual. Therapeutic goals typically include symptom reduction, stress management, and improving specific behaviors. Dr. Kupperman specializes in helping adolescents and adults struggling with the following: Depression Low self-esteem Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) Obsessive-compulsive disorder Generalized anxiety Social anxiety Phobias Panic disorder Interpersonal difficulties, relationship issues Issues of perfectionism Trauma Chronic medical illness Infertility Chronic pain and migraine Insomnia and other sleep disturbances Therapy sessions are typically 45 minutes and take place on a weekly basis.