Dr. Cheryl Kornfeld

About Cheryl

Cheryl is a clinical psychologist specializing in eating disorders & disordered eating, identity formation/confusion, and life transitions. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Cheryl completed her doctoral degree in psychology in her home state of Florida.  She moved to New York City to complete her post-doctorate and subsequent work as Lead Therapist at Monte Nido & Affiliates in Irvington, NY, a residential treatment program for individuals with eating disorders.

Cheryl works collaboratively with adolescents and adults to enhance their lives and improve their coping abilities. She provides a safe therapeutic space that allows for effective psychotherapy to support individual experiencing life transitions, eating disorders, depression, various issues with anxiety (social anxiety, specific phobias, generalized anxiety), relationship distress, being single in the big city, sexual orientation & sexuality concerns, identity concerns, self-harm, bullying, grief & loss, trauma (including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse), borderline personality disorder, and the everyday stress of living in New York City.

Cheryl enjoys working with individuals as well as with couples and families. 

Cheryl uses a variety of psychotherapy approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, family systems, relational, and motivational interviewing.

As serious as therapy is, it is rare to leave a session with Cheryl without having had laughed a bit in the relaxed therapeutic atmosphere.

Embracing a non-judgmental, and direct approach, Cheryl creates an environment for you to take time for exploration of your authentic self. Life can be a roller coaster, and sometimes you may need a little bit of help to stay on track. Cheryl can meet you where you're at while also guiding you toward new places and ideas to help you live as the best version of yourself.