Vinus Mahmoodi, PhD

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Vinus Mahmoodi, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) within the Women's Program. Her clinical care focuses on the reproductive lifespan of women, starting from menarche (first menstrual period) to post-menopause. She primarily works with women experiencing distress during pregnancy and postpartum, traumatic birth experiences, perinatal loss, and fertility struggles. Dr. Mahmoodi is also on the adjunct faculty at Teachers College, Columbia University where she teaches courses on women's mental health and psychotherapy in the Clinical and Counseling Psychology department. Dr. Mahmoodi engages in research focused on the perinatal experiences of Muslim women. And she mentors students completing graduate studies in Clinical Psychology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Bereavement
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Exploratory Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Post Menopausal Problems
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Psychological Aspects of Infertility
  • Reproductive Loss Counseling
  • Women's Mental Health

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted


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

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Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, 2017 Palo Alto University - Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
  • Internship: 2017 Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Fellowship: 2018 Seleni Institute