Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco, Ph.D

About Me

I am a Ph.D.-level clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy.  I am a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. I am licensed to practice psychology in New Jersey and New York.

I specialize in the treatment of anxiety and related conditions. I have a sub-specialty in the treatment of parents who are overwhelmed by the stresses of parenthood. I’ve written a book on the topic, Mom Brain, and have been featured in The Washington Post,, WNYC, Today Parenting, Psychology Today, The Week, Motherwell, and Motherly, among other places.

I have over 15 years of experience in the field of clinical psychology, working at the following institutions:

  • New York State Psychiatric Institute,  Columbia University Medical Center
  • Rutgers University Eating Disorders Clinic
  • Rutgers University Anxiety Disorders Clinic (Assistant Director)
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • American Institute for Cognitive Therapy

Education and Training

Yale University
B.A., Psychology, summa cum laude

Rutgers University
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Click here for dissertation publication

Montefiore Medical Center
Pre-Doctoral Internship

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Cognitive Therapy
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • American Psychological Association
  • New Jersey Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists
  • New Jersey Psychological Association