Karen Gelder, Ph.D.
 

Degree  

Ph.D. 
 

Title

Licensed Psychologist
 

Description of Practice/Services Offered

Dr. Gelder is a New York State licensed psychologist with a focus on the treatment of eating disorders and body image concerns. She employs an integrative approach to treatment, aimed at both reducing symptoms and increasing insight into underlying factors. For the past five years, Dr. Gelder has worked at Barnard College as a psychologist and eating disorder specialist, providing both individual and group treatment. In her private practice, areas of focus include eating and body image concerns, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal issues. Dr. Gelder works collaboratively with psychiatrists, nutritionists, and internists as needed.
 

Areas of Research

Eating disorders/Body Image

Work-Life Balance

Career Development of Professional Women of Color

Professional Education

Ph.D., Columbia University
Psychology Internship, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
Ed.M., M.A., Columbia University
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
 

Credentials/Board Certification

NY State Licensed Psychologist
 

Publications

Gushue, G.V., Clarke, C.P., Pantzer, K.M., & Scanlan R.L. (2006). Self- efficacy, perceptions of barriers, vocational identity, and the career exploration behavior of Latino/a High School students. Career Development Quarterly, 54(4), 307-317.
 
Gushue, G.V., Scanlan, R.L., Pantzer, K.M., & Clarke, C.P. (2006). The relationship of career decision making self-efficacy, vocational identity and career exploration behavior in African American High School students. Journal of Career Development, 33(1). 19-28.
 

Presentations/Media

Gelder, K. (2016). Navigating the Transition to College; Grace Church School (April 27, 2016).
 
Gelder, K., & Kennedy, R. (2016). Food, Body, and Your Teen: Encouraging a Healthy Body Image and a Healthy Relationship with Food; Ther Dalton School, (April 11, 2016).
 
Gelder, K., & Kennedy, R. (2016). Food, Body, and Your Teen: Encouraging a Healthy Body Image and a Healthy Relationship with Food; Grace Church School, (March 4, 2016).
 
Gelder, K., & Kennedy, R. (2015). Food, Body, and Your Child: Encouraging a Healthy Body Image and a Healthy Relationship with Food; Grace Church School, (December 4, 2015).
 
Gelder, K., (2015). Navigating Self-Care in the Transition to College; The Nightingale-Bamford School, (May 29, 2015).
 
Gelder, K. (2008). Trauma and Identity – The Case of “Anna”. Presented at the Multicultural Behavioral Medicine Symposium, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Medical Center, (May 28, 2008).
 
Gushue G.V. ,Whitson, M.L., Clarke, C.P., Pantzer, K., & Christensen, R. (2005). The influence of ethnic identity and gender attitudes on the career self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and gender traditionality of career interests of female high school students of color. Paper presented at the 113th annual convention of the American Psychological Association (August 20, 2005).
Gelder, K. (2016). Navigating the Transition to College; Grace Church School (April 27, 2016).
Gelder, K., & Kennedy, R. (2016). Food, Body, and Your Teen: Encouraging a Healthy Body Image and a Healthy Relationship with Food; The Dalton School, (April 11, 2016).
 
Gushue, G.V., Whitson, M.L., & Pantzer, K.M. (2004). The influence of support and ethnic identity on career self-efficacy and outcome expectations for African American high school students. Paper presented at the 21st annual Winter Roundtable Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, at Teachers College, Columbia University.
 
Gushue, G.V., Pantzer, K.., McCullough, R. (2003, February). Shifting standards: Social cognition and clinical judgements. Symposium to be conducted at the 20th Annual Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.
 

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Address: 64 East 94th Street Suite 1C, New York, NY 10128
Phone: 347 480 2883 
Appointment Scheduling: Please call to schedule an appointment.
Office Hours: Monday–Friday
Insurances Accepted: Out of network