Emily Upshur, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City and Westchester. Dr. Upshur has experience working with individuals across the life-span.
She focuses specifically on women’s health, including the transition to parenthood, as well as extensive work with children and families. Dr. Upshur has a Bachelor of Arts from Bates College, a Master's degree in developmental psychology from Tufts University, and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York. Dr. Upshur completed her psychology training at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and pursued further training in trauma-focused care as a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Trauma and Resilience. For several years, Dr. Upshur served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine, Outpatient Psychiatry Multi-Cultural Coordinator and Supervising Psychologist, and Clinical Director of the Center for Trauma and Resilience at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Dr. Upshur has expertise in trauma-focused interventions, family therapy, mother-infant therapy, parent work, as well as child-focused interventions. Her research has focused on adoption, changes in family composition, multicultural identity, and the impact of trauma on families and children. Dr. Upshur believes in supporting every member of the family system as they navigate life stressors and adjustment issues to promote resilience in the face of adversity.