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Michelle W. Canarick, Ph.D.

Michelle Canarick is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist based on the Upper West Side of New York City and the mother of two young children. Michelle completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Derner Insititute of Advanced Psychological Services and gained professional experience at three major NYC hospitals as well as The Ethical Culture Fieldston School, the Hallowell Center at and teaching at Barnard College. With 20 years of providing children, adolescents and adults with therapy, and through her own experience, she has gained a specific passion for supporting NYC mothers in the experience of building their families. Currently, she provides support to mothers and adolescents through her private practice on the Upper West Side. Her approach is grounded in the concept of empathy and providing practical techniques to help individuals and families thrive.

Education & Training

Ph. D. Clinical Psychology Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Services

BA Psychology University of Michigan

  • Fieldston Ethical Culture School

  • Eating Disorders, Compulsions & Addictions Program, The William Allanson White Institute, New York

  • The Hallowell Center, New York City

  • Adjunct Professor in Clinical Psychology, Barnard College, New York

  • Psychology and Neuropsychology Testing Fellow, Bellevue Hospital, New York

  • Psychology Intern, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York

  • Psychology Extern, Schneider’s Children’s Hospital, Eating Disorder Annex, New York

Training & Professional Experience                                                                              
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