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Elana Ungar Cohen

Elana Ungar Cohen, American psychotherapist, researcher, consultant. Achievements include research in early warning signs of patients' decompensation, techniques for interdisciplinary teamwork treating the psychiatric population, schizophrenic symptoms and treatments, depression versus anxiety; research in psychotropics for psychologists, crisis intervention techniques. Scholar Roth scholar, Albert Einstein College Medicine.

Background

  • Cohen, Elana Ungar was born on April 1, 1966 in Atlanta. Daughter of Rabbi Robert and Sura Daughter of Ungar.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1985. Bachelor summa cum laude, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1986. Master of Arts, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, 1988.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Union Graduate School, Cincinnati, 1998.

    Career

    • Intern Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, New York City, 1985—1986. Social worker Fairview Nursing Home, Forest Hills, 1986—1987. Researcher on substance abuse Ferkauf Graduate School Psychology, New York City, 1987—1988.

      Clinician, emergency room psychology St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, 1988—1990. Psychotherapist in private practice, Long Island, 1992—1995. Psychotherapist, supervisor New Hope Guild Center, Far Rockaway, 1990—1995.

      Director psychological service New Horizon Counseling Center, 1995—2002. Instructor workshops, 1994—2002. Speaker, lecturer, consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in early warning signs of patients' decompensation, techniques for interdisciplinary teamwork treating the psychiatric population, schizophrenic symptoms and treatments, depression versus anxiety. Research in psychotropics for psychologists, crisis intervention techniques.

    Works

    • Author: Improved Treatment for the Chronic Schizophrenic, 1998, (poem) A Celebration of Poets, 1998, A Pleasant Reverie, 1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member of American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Poetry, music, medicine, motherhood, psychology, suicide and schizophrenia.

    Connections

    • Married Allan G. Cohen, September 24, 2002. Married Steven E. Rauch, June 29, 1986 (divorced 1990). 1 child Jeremy N. Rauch.
    • father: Rabbi Robert
    • mother: Sura Daughter
    • spouses: Allan G. Cohen
    • Steven E. Rauch
    • child: Jeremy N. Rauch Cohen
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    Born April 1, 1966
    (age 51)
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