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Psychologist in New York, NY

Dr. J. Ryan Fuller

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CBT Therapy with Compassion and Expertise
Experienced Psychologist
Dr. J. Ryan Fuller utilizes Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with compassion in his comfortable New York City private practice. He is an expert in CBT and specifically uses Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills, along with traditional Behavior Therapy to address addictions, anger management, anxiety, depression treatment, eating disorders, guilt, OCD, procrastination, relationship issues, weight loss problems, and other disorders. He offers individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and co-leads a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT Skills Group) and a Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT Group Therapy).

He has given scientific presentations in the U.S., Canada, Russia, and India on a variety of topics including Anger Management, Aggression in the Schools, Scientific Methodology, Group Therapy, Relationships, Cognitions, Happiness, and Life Satisfaction.

He has published in peer reviewed journals, as well as in other media, on the Role of CBT in the Workplace, Positive Psychology, Anger Management, Coping Skills after Gastric Bypass Surgery, Loneliness in Obesity, and The Role of Interpersonal Relationships in Happiness.

Dr. Fuller has given professional trainings for federally funded programs such as C.O.R.E. and Look AHEAD to medical professionals and patients on such topics as Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Obesity Management in a Primary Care Practice; Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Motivational Interviewing, Relaxation Techniques, and Social Support for Lifestyle Change in Patients with Diabetes and other Chronic Health Conditions; Weight Management and Overcoming Overeating.

He has also provided professional training to mental health clinicians in the areas of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Anger Management, Addictions, DBT Skills for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and Couples Therapy. Dr. Fuller has conducted workshops and given lectures to the public in areas as diverse as Dating in the 21st Century: Real Life and Internet Dating, Coping with Unemployment, Dealing with Clutter, Stress Management, Road Rage, and Time Management.

As an expert in the field he serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavior Therapy and as an Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer for Health Psychology, Journal of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, and Psychological Reports.

He has held various clinical and research positions, including, the Director of Research at the Albert Ellis Institute, Director of Behavior for the Obesity Research Center’s Weight Loss Program housed in Columbia’s Department of Medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, and a Clinical Research Associate at St. John’s University. He is currently the Clinical Director of New York Behavioral Health (NYBH).

He has been interviewed for television and print for ABC, NBC, Sundance Channel, Discovery, History Channel, Bravo, E!, the Associated Press, and other media outlets.

Dr. Fuller’s varied experiences conducting research, treating patients, training professionals, and working with the public have given him insights into cognition, emotion, and behavior, enhancing his understanding of the human condition.
Bio
J. Ryan Fuller, Ph.D. is a New York licensed clinical psychologist. He has given scientific presentations in the US, Canada, Russia, and India on a variety of topics including Aggression in the Schools, Scientific Methodology, Life Satisfaction, and Anger Management.

He has published in peer reviewed journals, as well as in other media, on the role of therapy in the workplace, Positive Psychology, Anger Management, Coping Skills after Gastric Bypass Surgery, Loneliness in Obesity, and The Role of Interpersonal Relationships in Happiness.

Dr. Fuller has given professional trainings for federally funded programs such as C.O.R.E. and Look AHEAD to medical professionals and patients on such topics as Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Obesity Management in a Primary Care Practice; Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Motivational Interviewing, Relaxation Techniques, and Social Support for Lifestyle Change in Patients with Diabetes and other Chronic Health Conditions; and Overcoming Overeating.

He has also provided professional training to mental health clinicians in the areas of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Anger Management, Addictions, and Couples Therapy. Dr. Fuller has conducted workshops and given lectures to the public in areas as diverse as Dating in the 21st Century: Real Life and Internet Dating, Coping with Unemployment, Dealing with Clutter, and Time Management.

As an expert in the field he serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavior Therapy and as an Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer for Health Psychology, Journal of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, and Psychological Reports.

He has held various clinical and research positions, including, the Director of Research at the Albert Ellis Institute, Director of Behavior for the Obesity Research Center’s Weight Loss Program housed in Columbia’s Department of Medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, and a Clinical Research Associate at St. John’s University. He is currently the Clinical Director of New York Behavioral Health.

Dr. Fuller’s varied experiences conducting research, treating patients, training professionals, and working with the public have given him insights into cognition, emotion, and behavior, enhancing his understanding of the human condition.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anger Management  Premarital Counseling
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Problem Gambling
 Bicultural Difficulties  Psychoanalysis
 Caregiver Issues  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Psychopharmacology
 Educational Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Hypnotherapy  Religious Counseling
 Marriage Counseling  Self Esteem Issues
 Men's Issues  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing  Sexual Dysfunction
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  Stress Management
 Online / Video / Teletherapy  Trauma and PTSD
 Pet Therapy  Women's Issues
 Play Therapy  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
Education/Training
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hofstra University


Clinical Director

New York Behavioral Health, New York, NY

April 2007 to present


Lecturer

New York University

January 2011 to present


Director of Research

Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY

May 2004 to October 2008



Clinical Research Psychologist

St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY

August 2005 to September 2008



Director of Behavior

New York Obesity Research Center-

Weight Loss Program (NYORC-WLP),

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY

October 2005 to March 2008



Coordinator of Research and Staff Therapist

Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY

July 2003 to May 2004



Senior Behaviorist

New York Obesity Research Center-

Weight Loss Program (NYORC-WLP),

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY

October 2004 to October 2005



Post-doctoral Research Fellowship

St. John’s University

Psychology Department, Jamaica, NY

August 2003 to August 2005



Clinical Fellow

Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY

June 2001 to July 2003

Conducted individual and group psychotherapy



Adjunct Faculty

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

January 2000 to 2004

Taught Introductory Psychology and Behavior Modification
Memberships
American Psychological Association (APA), Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), NYC Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association (NYC-CBT), Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
Hours:Daily 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
License:New York State Licensed
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Location
380 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1619
New YorkNY 10168
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