Jiayi Karen Lin, PSYD

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Dr. Jiayi Lin is an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University and a clinical psychologist at Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders. Dr. Lin graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Brain and Cognitive Science and received her M.S. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP- Stanford Psy.D. Consortium. She completed her  pre-doctoral internship at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center in Hawaii and later completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital specializing in OCD and anxiety.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor in Medical Psychology (In Psychiatry)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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New York, NY 10019
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  • Quality Health Management


  • Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)

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  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Palo Alto University
  • Internship: Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
  • Fellowship: Seattle Children's Hospital


Selected Publications

Nevell, A., Lin, J., Ryan, R., Pankau, T., Beall, N. A. C. S., Wiegand, G., Barrois, L., Villavicencio, A. (2021). Main outcomes and treatment response to an intensive outpatient program for pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder. (submitted to the Journal of Anxiety Disorders).

Christodoulou, J.A., Cyr, A., Murtagh, J., Chang, P., Lin, J., Guarino, A.J., Hook, P., & Gabrieli, J.D.E. (2016).  Impact of intensive summer reading intervention for children with reading disabilities and difficulties in early elementary school. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 50(2), 115-127.