Erin K. Engle, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and Clinical Director of Columbia University Psychiatry Specialty Services located within the Neurological Institute at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Dr. Engle is an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at CUMC, where she also supervises predoctoral psychology interns and staff, and teaches "Introduction to Psychotherapy" to medical students within Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Engle completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at the University of Delaware followed by a Master's degree in Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology within the Virginia Consortium Program (The College of William and Mary, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk State University, and Old Dominion University). Her predoctoral psychology internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center-The Zucker Hillside Hospital led to a postdoctoral fellowship at Sarah Lawrence College Health Services, where she honed skills in the treatment of young adults with eating disorders, mood disorders, as well as suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors. As a senior psychologist at Sarah Lawrence, she supervised postdoctoral fellows, headed the group psychotherapy program, and co-led her DBT consultation team, in addition to holding adjunct teaching positions at Yeshiva University and Monmouth University.
At CUMC, Dr. Engle provides individual and group therapy for mood and anxiety disorders, using mindfulness and a skills-based, cognitive-behavioral approach. Intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy through Behavioral Tech, LLC, she specializes in the treatment of borderline personality disorder and self-injurious behaviors. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety, bulimia nervosa, women’s issues, stress management, gender identity, LGBT, and interpersonal issues. Dr. Engle has articles published in peer-reviewed journals including Body Image: An International Journal of Research and Journal of College Student Psychotherapy.
Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Adjustment Disorder
- Adult Psychotherapy
- Anxiety Disorders
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Eating Disorders
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Group Psychotherapy
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy
- Mental Health
- Panic Disorder
- Relationship Problems
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Stress Management
- Work-Related Stress
- Young Adults
- Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
- Clinical Director, Columbia Psychiatry Specialty Services
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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- Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)
Credentials & Experience
Education & Training
- PsyD, 2009 Virginia Consortium Program