Karen Greene





Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Appointments/Hospital Affiliation:

Rockland Psychiatric Center

Description of Practice/Services Offered

General adult practice

Areas of Research

Postpartum Depression
Professional Education:
  • New School MA Psychology issues
  • New York University Ph.D. Clinical Psychology 1988
  • Ackerman Institute Certificate. 1985

Credentials/Board Certification

NYS License #9866, 1989 


Greene, K.J., (1991) Emotional aspects of pregnancy and the postpartum period. Childbirth Instructor, 1 (1): 34-38 
Greene, K.J., (1992) Postpartum emotional disorders. In Rothman, B.K. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Childbirth, Phoenix: Oryx Press, pp. 311-313 
Bartlick, B., Greene, K., Melnick, H., Graf, M., Sharma, G., (1997) Infertility, reproductive trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder. MEDSCAPE Women's Health Journal, www.medscape.com, VOL. 2 
Greene, K.J. (2002) 9/11 experiences. NYSPA Notebook, 9/11 Retrospective: Recovery and Renewal. XIV (4): 6-7. The issue also included 13 of my Ground Zero area photographs 
Greene, K.J. (2004) The politics of birth. Newsletter. The Association of Women in Psychology. Spring/Summer, 2004, p 4 & 18 
Greene, K.J., Josko, M.K, Leslie, K., Knight, K. [2004] The post-hospital survival guide. www.blcwebcafe.org 
Greene, K.J., Sheridan, W. [2004] End of life issues. www.blcwebcafe.org 
Greene, K.J. with Cool, LC, (2006) I had bladder cancer. Woman’s Day Magazine, June 20, 2006, 60-68 

Patent Held

Stoma Dilator, US Patent # 6,752,818


Postpartum depression. Paper presented at the New York State Psychological Association, Division of Women's Issues Meeting, February 26, 1989, New York City 
Learned helplessness and postpartum depression: A comparison of the adequacy of the original model, the reformulated model, and the diathesis/stress model. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, March 31, 1989, Boston, MA 
Learned helplessness and postpartum depression: The role of childbirth variables. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pre and Perinatal Psychology Association, August 6, 1989, Amherst, MA 
Domestic Violence. Guest lecture, Hunter College, Urban Counseling Course, October 11, 1994 and October 31, 1995 
Toward a cognitive model of postpartum depression. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, August 14, 1995, New York City 
Birth, trauma and postpartum depression. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, May 9, 1996, New York City 
A new look at postpartum depression: Bio-psycho-social approaches. Pre-conference institute panel presented at the Mental Health Association Conference: Pregnancy, Parenting & Mental Illness, November 6, 1997, Albany, NY 
A multi-modal look at domestic violence. Guest lecture, Counseling course, William Patterson College, November 13, 1997 
Understanding the experience of trauma. Guest lecture with Beth Fishner OT, Continuing Education for Health Professionals, Rockland Community College, December, 1998 
About trauma. Ongoing staff development lecture series, 1998-9. Middletown Psychiatric Center, Statewide Core Curriculum Program 
Traumatization during childbirth, helplessness and postpartum depression. Poster presented at the New York State Office of Mental Hygiene 12th Annual Research Conference, Albany, December 7, 1999 
Anger Management Workshop for the Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Pearl River, NY, May 22, 2000 
Project Liberty: World Trade Center Building Trades Support Network 9/11 Workshops as scheduled; coordinated by the New York State Psychological Association and Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations  
Project Liberty: Post 9/11 School Outreach Program Training. Workshops as scheduled, coordinated by the New York State Psychological Association  
Traumatization during childbirth, helplessness and postpartum depression. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Women in Psychology, February 28, 2004, Philadelphia, PA 
Postpartum disorders. Annual training seminar lecture for clinical psychology doctoral interns. Hudson River Regional Psychology Internship Program. 2004 to 2009 
Postpartum depression. Workshop for labor and delivery nursing staff. Nyack Hospital, February 17, 2005 
Postpartum depression. Workshop for the NYPD Women in Policing Conference, NYPD Academy, June 9, 2005 
Postpartum depression. Workshop for the St.Catherine’s Church Parents Group, Orangeburg, NY, November 10, 2005 
Bladder Cancer: Special risks for women. Workshop for the Englewood NJ Women’s Club, November 21, 2005 
Bladder Cancer: informal presentations. Rockland Community College Health Fair, Suffern NY, February 27, 2006 
Panel: Women’s wellbeing: Helping women thrive through an empowering birth. NYSPA Annual Convention, Lake Placid, NY, May 20, 2006 
Ongoing staff in-service presentations: Age Specific Competencies, the Trauma Sensitive Workplace, and annual psychology internship seminar on postpartum depression; Rockland Psychiatric Center 
Bladder Cancer. CE lecture for OB-GYN staff at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, N.Y., November 22, 2006 
Surviving bladder cancer. Panel discussion: Can alternative medicine prevent and treat cancer? Mt. Sinai Hospital, March 24, 2007 
Cancer Survivorship. Survivor Stories: http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/83781.cfm: Panel, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, June 12, 2007 
Career Roles of Psychologists. Panel discussion: St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY, November 28, 2007 
Cancer Survivorship: Issues for the practitioner. Grand Rounds. Rockland Psychiatric Center, January 16, 2008 
Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis, risks and treatment options. CNC-3 Television, Early Morning Show, Trinidad, West Indies, February 8, 2008 
Bladder cancer and cancer survivorship. Division of Women’s Issues, NYSPA, New York City, March 16, 2008 
Cancer survivorship. When Illness Strikes: Steps toward Health, panel; NYSPA annual meeting, Cooperstown, NY, May 4, 2008 
Postpartum depression: warning signs and prevention. ICAN parents group workshop. May 18, 2008, NYC 
Bladder cancer & cancer survivorship: Issues for the nurse practitioner practice. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Annual Meeting, Gaylord National Harbor, June 29, 2008 
A new look at postpartum depression. Nursing Department Grand Rounds, Rockland Psychiatric Center, August 6, 2008 
Racial disparities in health. Guest lecture: Psychology of the African American Experience. St. Johns University, Queens. November 19, 2008 

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