Background & Education

Iris Fodor, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University, former director of the Ph.D. and Psy.D. doctoral programs in School Psychology. She is a Psychotherapist in New York City, with a background in Cognitive and Gestalt Therapy and is know for teaching, workshops and writings about integrative psychotherapy. Iris is also a photographer whose work has focused on digital story telling and narrative process. Recent work focuses on memoir, experiential writing and life story.


Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Certificate in Gestalt Therapy, Gestalt Therapy Institute of Los Angeles.


Past employment

Post-doctoral fellowship Palo Alto, VA Hospital, Palo Alto, California

Staff Psychologist: Children’s Hospital, Boston, Mass, Mystic Valley Mental Health Center, Lexington, Mass, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School.

Professor New York University, Department of Applied Psychology

Director Ph.D. and Psy.D. Programs in School Psychology

Associate Editor: Gestalt Review


Professional Memberships

Fellow American Psychological Association (Division of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy).

American Academy of Clinical Psychology

International Association of Gestalt Therapy

Association of Cognitive Behavior Therapy



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