Elizabeth A. Sharpless, Ph.D.
|Elizabeth A. Sharpless, Ph.D.
Adult Psychotherapy at the Derner Institute, Adelphi University, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy at the
Institute for Behavior Therapy, and Adult Career Planning and Development at New York University.
Drawing on her diverse training, she takes a flexible, integrative approach to treatment to meet the
particular needs of each individual.
A seasoned clinician, Dr. Sharpless previously worked as a Senior Supervising Psychologist in the
out-patient programs of the Jewish Board and has served on the adjunct faculty at Adelphi
University's Dermer Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Teachers College-Columbia
University and New York University. She has published in peer-reviewed journals including
Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, and presented at scientific meetings including the
American Psychological Association.
Dr. Sharpless is a licensed psychologist and certified
school psychologist experienced in treating individuals
with anxiety, depression, adjustment reactions to
situational stressors, attention disorders and learning
Dr. Sharpless received her Bachelor of Arts degree
from Bryn Mawr College and her doctorate in
Educational Psychology from Teachers College,
Columbia University, where she held fellowships from
the National Institute of Mental Health and the National
Following licensure, Dr. Sharpless completed several
post-graduate certificat programs: