Biography

Biography

 

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Dr. Mary Cox, photo credit: Marco C. Michelus

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r. Mary Cox, a Clinical Psychologist, has been providing psychotherapy to adults for over forty years. She received her B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University, in 1968, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, from the Derner Institute at Adelphi University, in 1973. Dr. Cox trained, interned, and was a staff psychologist with the Veterans Administration (VA) from the late 1960’s to the mid 1970’s.

After studying psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy at the Derner Institute and at the VA, she went on to receive training in Humanistic therapies, with Laura Perls and Bill Johnson, and received additional teaching in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in various educational workshops.

Earlier in her career she provided supervision in doing psychotherapy, expert testimony in criminal cases, and taught psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.

Dr. Cox has worked with people with the full range of life troubles and psychological symptoms. Her treatment approach is integrative and holistic in nature; mind, body, emotion, and spirit are all addressed.

Dr. Cox opened a private practice in New York City in 1974. From that moment on it has been her intention to create a treatment setting in which each person knows that every part of her/him is safe, valued, honored, and trusted; free to reveal and express his/her unique and important truth.

Dr. Cox is a Member of the New York State Psychological Association. She is a Registrant in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.