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Julia Vakhrusheva, PhD

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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Evidence Based Healthcare
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psycho Social Problems
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Work-Related Stress
  • Young Adults

Education & Training

  • PhD, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University
  • Internship: University of California San Diego Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division

About Julia Vakhrusheva

Julia Vakhrusheva, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and AssistantProfessor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry. Heroffice is located in the Neurological Institute at ColumbiaUniversity Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).

Dr. Vakhrusheva completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Chicago. She obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center and San Diego VA, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at New York Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell, Westchester Division, where she obtained specialized training in anxiety and mood disorders. Dr. Vakhrusheva is actively involved in ongoing clinical research focused on emotion regulation, social support, and behavioral intervention in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, and has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals, including PsychiatryResearch, SchizophreniaResearch, SchizophreniaBulletin, PsychiatricServices, and PsychologicalMedicine.

At CUIMC, Dr. Vakhrusheva provides individual and group evidence-based psychotherapy, treating a broad spectrum of presenting difficulties, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, adjustment and life transitions, interpersonal and relationship stressors, among others. With expertise in several evidence-based therapies, Dr. Vakhrusheva helps address these difficulties by collaboratively integrating skills from cognitive-behavioral (CBT), dialectical (DBT), mindfulness, compassion-focused (CFT), and acceptance and commitment (ACT) therapies and tailoring the therapeutic plan and approach to each individual's presenting goals and needs.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

UnitedHealthcare

  • Behavioral Health Columbia University Employee Plan

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
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