Nancy Eppler-Wolff, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology 


Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst 

Clinical Appointments/Hospital Affiliation

Director, SBMHC, Teachers College, Columbia University
Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical Supervisor, Teachers College, Columbia University

Description of Practice/Services Offered

Dr. Nancy Eppler-Wolff, who uses an integrated psychodynamic approach, has been in clinical practice for over 20 years, working with children, adolescents and adults. She also consults with parents and educators in school settings and non-profit agencies about emotional risk-taking, social-emotional development and wellness, self-regulation, and the intersection of learning disabilities and emotional functioning.

Areas of Research

Healthy risk taking through life span; school based mental health.

Professional Education

Post-doctoral certificate in Psychoanalysis, New York University
Post-doctoral re-specialization in Clinical Psychology, Columbia University
Ph.D, M.Phil Developmental Psychology, Columbia University
 M.S. in Education, Bankstreet College

Professional Affiliation 

  • American Psychological Association, Division 39
  • New York State Psychological Association
  • Women's Mental Health Consortium NYC
  • The Psychoanalytic Society of the Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis at NYU

Credentials/Board Certification

New York State License Psychology 

Publications (selected)

Davis, S. and Eppler-Wolff, N. (2009) Raising children who soar: A guide to healthy risk taking in an uncertain world. Teachers College Press, Columbia University, New York. 


Eppler-Wolff, N and Davis, S. (2009) Helping Children Take Good Risks. The Parents’ League Review. New York. 


Dr. Eppler-Wolff has been interviewed on a number of shows including:
Dr. Mehmet Oz (Sirius radio) and Oprah radio (See for more details).  


Dr. Eppler-Wolff speaks at schools, non-profit organizations and corporations on a range of topics including: healthy risk taking, social-emotional development, mindfulness and self-regulation, learning issues. 

_ Contact_____________________________________________________________________

Address: 107 West 86th Street, Suite 1A, NY, NY 10024
Phone: 212.595.5070 
Office Hours: By appointment
Insurances Accepted: Out-of-network provider