Ellie Cobb, Ph.D. is a Columbia University trained psychologist with expertise in child, adolescent, adult, and family therapy.

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Ellie specializes in a holistic approach to wellness, integrating mind-body and strengths-based techniques to empower individuals to create happy, healthy inner and outer lives.

She specializes in working with:
Family Dynamics, Couples Work, and Parenting Strategies
Early Childhood (0-5) and Parent-Infant/Toddler Work
Mindfulness-Based Therapies
Holistic Mental Health
Anxiety and Depression in children, adolescents, and adults

Please browse through Dr. Cobb’s clinical and educational background below to get a better sense of her professional training, interests, and areas of expertise.

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Cobb’s clinical work focused on working with all ages, including families, couples, and groups, and her research examined mindfulness and spirituality in relation to positive human attachment and functioning.
  • B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University. Dr. Cobb’s thesis was conducted on the contagion effect of depression in college roommates.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for children, adolescents, and adults at Teachers College, Columbia University and New York Presbyterian-Columbia Medical
  • The Neuroscience of Well-being and Mindfulness with Daniel Siegel, MD. and Jack Kornfield, Ph.D.
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn, M.D. and Saki Santorelli, Ed.D.
  • Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training with Jack Kornfield, Ph.D. and Tara Brach, Ph.D.
  • Introductory Training in Somatic Experiencing with Steve Hoskinson, MA, MAT
  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) with Liora Hoffman, Ph.D.
  • Parent Management & Mindfulness Skills at Teachers College and NYP-Columbia Medical
  • Couples and Family Therapy at Teachers College and NYP-Columbia Medical
  • Introductory Training in Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) with Elissa Brown, Ph.D. and Komal Shirma-Patel, Ph.D.
  • Pre-Doctoral APA-Accredited Internship at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Outpatient Adult Psychiatry. Conducted outpatient psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families, including rotations in the Anxiety and Depression Clinic, Tics & Tourette’s Clinic, Child Infant Parent Interaction Clinic, Family Therapy Clinic, and School-Based Mental Health Clinic.
  • Clinical Psychology Extern at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. Conducted outpatient psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and parents, including rotations in the Disruptive Behavior Disorders Clinic, Child Anxiety and Depression Clinic, and Child Infant Parent Interaction Clinic.
  • Clinical Psychology Trainee at The Dean Hope Center. Provided weekly evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapies and integrated psychodynamic treatment to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
  • Co-Presenter at the Independent School Data Exchange’s Mission Skills Assessment Annual Meeting (invited talk), Building School Culture, Compassion & Values: Mindfulness and Development of Inner Assets, Chicago, IL, April 2015
  • Co-Presenter at Teachers College Academic Festival, The Spiritual Child, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 2015
  • Co-Presenter at Board of Directors Meeting, Spirituality Mind Body Institute Launch Update, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, December 2014
  • Presenter and Panel Facilitator at Education Think Tank & Symposium, Spirituality and Mindfulness in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, November 2014
  • Silverman Conference, Poster Presentation: Research Recruitment in Ambulatory Psychiatry: The Women and Infants Mental Health Clinic, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, July 2011
  • Cobb, E.F., Miller, L.J., & McClintock, C. (2016). Mindfulness and Spirituality in Positive Youth Development. Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing. Eds. Ivtzan, I. & Lomas, T. Routledge, New York, NY.
  • Cobb, E.F., Kor, A., & Miller, L. (2015). Support for Adolescent Spirituality: Contributions of Religious Practice and Trait Mindfulness. Journal of Religion and Health, 54(3), 862-870.
  • Flynn, H.A., Allbaugh, L.J., & Ford, E.C. (2015). Development of a Screening and Recruitment Registry to Facilitate Perinatal Depression Research in Obstetrics Settings in the USA. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 128, 260-263.
  • Psychologist, New York State
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT)
  • International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
  • New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)