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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Specialty
    • Psychology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
Dr. Rahael Kurrien has been working as a psychologist at the Parent-Infant Center (PIC) within the Child and Family Institute at Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital since 2008. Dr. Kurrien provides dyadic and individual therapy to families which comprise of at-risk pregnant women, caregivers, and their infants and toddlers (ages 0-5). In addition, she is engaged in supervision, teaching and program development.

Dr. Kurrien obtained her Masters in Human Development and Family Studies at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in India in 2000 and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Frances L. Hiatt School of Psychology at Clark University in 2008. She completed her predoctoral psychology internship and fellowship at the Child and Family Institute at St. Luke’s Hospital in 2007 and 2008 respectively.

Dr. Kurrien’s clinical interests include the delivery of evidence-based trauma-informed interventions to parent-infant/toddler dyads focused on facilitating a healthy attachment relationship, developmental and diagnostic assessments of young children, and the treatment of parent and caregiver trauma.

In addition, she is interested in advocacy around infant mental health and in engaging underserved community populations in mental health treatment. Dr. Kurrien also has her private practice in which she works with young adults and adults.


Internship, Child Psychology
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

Fellowship, Psychotherapy
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital