Dr. Stevens works to empower individuals struggling with emotional pain to live rich and meaningful lives. Within the context of a healing therapeutic relationship, his clients learn to transform their relationships with difficult thoughts and feelings. Through close collaboration with Dr. Stevens, clients cultivate new ways of being both with themselves and others.
Prior to joining MindWell NYC, Dr. Stevens completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Rennicke & Associates and an APA-accredited predoctoral internship at the James J. Peters (Bronx) VA Medical Center. At the VA, he provided evidence-based treatment for PTSD, led a process group for LGBTQIA+ veterans, and counseled service members with substance use disorders. Prior to internship, Dr. Stevens completed externships at New York-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, and Northwell Health’s Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families. As a doctoral candidate, Dr. Stevens received extensive training in exposure-based CBT and mindfulness-based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and DBT.
Dr. Stevens earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Hofstra University and B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University.