Education & Experience

Dr. Christina Doherty is a licensed psychologist in the State of New York, and she received her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from Fordham University. Before pursuing her doctoral degree, Dr. Doherty received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Notre Dame and her master’s degree in counseling from Fordham University. Prior to opening her private practice, she was an adjunct faculty member at Fordham University in the Graduate School of Education, and she was a staff psychologist at the Iona College Counseling Center.

Dr. Doherty has extensive experience treating children, adolescents, and adults struggling with the following issues:

  • Symptoms of anxiety including everyday worry and stress, as well as fear of public speaking,
    test-taking anxiety, and other school-related fears
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep
  • Difficulty experiencing peace of mind or difficulty quieting an overactive mind
    (e.g. racing thoughts)
  • Problems in relationships with family members, friends, or significant others
  • Social isolation
  • Poor self-image or lack of self-confidence
  • Grief and loss, including divorce
  • Psychological effects of traumatic experiences such as relationship
    violence and abuse, rape and sexual assault, and natural disasters
  • Problems due to overuse of technology and social media
  • Bullying and cyber-bullying
Please see the Resources page for more information on the aforementioned issues.