About Dr. Chamorro

Dr. Charissa Chamorro is a postdoctoral fellow at CPW Psychological Consulting who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, ADHD, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She also lectures and supervises child psychiatry fellows at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University and completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Center. Additionally, she holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University.


Dr. Chamorro has extensive experience treating a range of emotional and behavioral issues. She is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Habit Reversal Training (HRT)/Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Dr. Chamorro completed specialized training in Pediatric Sleep by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi). She holds a certificate in Maternal Mental Health from Postpartum Support International and has worked with families on the parenting challenges that can arise during the pre- and postpartum period. She has also served as a Rape Crisis Advocate in the pediatric and adult emergency rooms at Bellevue Hospital/NYU Langone and as a volunteer movement instructor for pediatric cancer patients and their families at RMHNY. She is certified in multiple mind-body movement techniques, and her training in mindfulness enables her to incorporate this knowledge into her therapeutic work when appropriate.


Dr. Chamorro is an active member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Dr. Chamorro is a frequent media contributor and her expertise has been featured in Time, Forbes, Parents, People, Insider, Healthline, Men's Health, Vox, and Newsweek. She was also a featured contributor on NBC's Doc to Doc.

Press:

Time - Becoming a Morning Person

Healthline - Sleep

Parents - Preschool Sleep

Men's Health - Dating

Insider - Sleep Regression

Livestrong - Melatonin Facts

Livestrong - Bedtime Procrastination

Forbes - Developmental Toys

Vox - New Year's Resolutions

People - Sleep

Newsweek - Holiday Planning

Education

PhD Clinical Psychology Long Island University

Internship Mount Sinai Hospital | Adolescent Health Center

Fellowship Central Park West Psychological Consulting

Licensure

New York Limited Permit #P116909