Dr. Jennifer Wolkin graduated with highest honors from Queens College, City University of New York. She earned a PhD in Psychology, with a behavioral health emphasis, from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University. Dr. Wolkin completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Harvard Medical School.
Prior to joining the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health, Dr.Wolkin most recently served as an Attending Clinical Psychologist at the NYU Langone Medical Center, Center for the Study and Treatment of Pain. She has held numerous academic appointments and currently teaches a health psychology course at NYU College of Arts and Sciences.
In addition to traditional “talk-therapy” and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dr. Wolkin specializes in adjunctive pain management and stress and anxiety reduction techniques, including biofeedback, diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, autogenic training, guided imagery, and mindfulness meditation. As an “Integrative Therapist,” she places a strong emphasis on the mind-body connection.
Dr. Wolkin is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA), Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM), International Neuropsychological Society (INS) and the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB).