The Counseling and Psychotherapy Group

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  We have served Fairfield County for over 40 years.                            


Elisa Rosner, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in Connecticut and New York. She is currently a postdoctoral candidate at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. 

Dr. Rosner works with children, adolescents, adults and couples.  Prior to joining The Counseling and Psychotherapy Group, she served as Senior Psychologist at Interfaith Medical Center where, in addition to her clinical responsibilities, she supervised staff as well as psychology interns and externs.  She taught seminars to students in personality theory and psychoanalytic theories of psychoses.  Dr. Rosner has also been a Group Instructor for medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine as part of a course on psychopathology.  Her current interests include the changing definitions and constellations of “family” in light of societal shifts and new reproductive technology. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the New York State Psychological Association.  

Dr. Elisa Rosner also practices in New York City, phone: 212-787-0768.

Elisa B. Rosner
415 Saw Mill Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone (917) 312-9886
Fax (203) 329-0514


1993-2011 Psychologist, State Education Department, New York
1994-2011 Psychologist, Department of Public Health, Connecticut
Private Practice
125 Riverside Drive, #1A
New York, New York 10024

Counseling and Psychotherapy Group
415 Saw Mill Road
Stamford, Connecticut 06903

1998-2000 Psychologist, Interfaith Medical Center, Center for Mental Health
New York, NY
Conducted individual, group and family psychotherapy with adults, children and adolescents in an outpatient, urban clinic. Treated patients with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. Supervised psychology externs.
1993-1998 Psychologist, Interfaith Medical Center, Psychiatric Inpatient Service
New York, NY
Conducted individual, group and family psychotherapy, differential diagnosis and crisis intervention with psychiatric and substance abuse patients. Participated in multi-disciplinary treatment team and therapeutic milieu. Administered psychological evaluations. Supervised psychology staff and interns.
1991-1995 Psychologist, Center for Marital and Family Therapy
New York, NY
Conducted outpatient individual and couples psychotherapy with adults and adolescents.
1989-1991 Psychotherapist, Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy
Brooklyn, NY
Conducted diagnostic interviews and individual psychotherapy with geriatric patients.
1993-1994 Small Group Instructor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, NY
“Introduction to Clinical Medicine: Psychopathology.” Explored relevant clinical topics for first-year medical students.
1996-2000 Training Faculty, Interfaith Medical Center
New York, NY
Taught seminars, “Psychoanalytic Aspects of Psychosis” and “Dreams,” for psychology interns and externs.
1990-1991 Psychology Intern, Montefiore Medical Center and Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Bronx, NY
Functioned as a psychology intern on inpatient psychiatric, neuropsychological and substance abuse rotations. Conducted evaluations in the psychiatric Emergency Room. Conducted outpatient adult, child and family psychotherapy. Administered psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.
1988-1989 Psychology Extern, Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
White Plains, NY
Conducted individual and group psychotherapy with adults and adolescents in an outpatient clinic. Conducted individual and group psychotherapy in a residential treatment center for adults.
1987-1988 Psychology Extern, West Haven Veterans Administration Medical Center
Yale University School of Medicine
West Haven, CT
Conducted individual psychotherapy and vocational counseling on an inpatient rehabilitation unit for veterans with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. Co-led psycho educational group. Administered psychological tests and prepared psycho diagnostic reports.
1983-1984 Research Assistant, The American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY
Assisted in dissertation research on animal behavior. Conducted two independent studies on the raiding behaviors of polyergus and formica ants.
1995-2009 Post-doctoral studies, Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis,
New York University
1986-1992 Psy.D. with distinction, Yeshiva University
1983-1986 B.A. cum laude, Barnard College, Columbia University
1982-1983 Mount Holyoke College
1990-1991 H. Schwartz Scholarship, Yeshiva University
1982-1983 Robert P. Sibley Prize for excellence in English Literature, Mount Holyoke College
  Rosner, E. (1992).
Object representations in dreams, memories and depression.
Unpublished doctoral thesis, Yeshiva University.
Rosner, S. & Rosner, E. (1985). The eye and the camera: a psychoanalytic note. Dynamic Psychotherapy.

American Psychological Association
New York Psychological Association


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