Doctor Profile

Christine Newman, Ph.D.


Dr. Newman is a licensed psychologist at the Bio Behavioral institute. She received her doctoral degree from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, where her doctoral research examined the effects of values based interventions on burnout in volunteer first responders. Dr. Newman is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She has extensive training in treating OCD related disorders, anxiety, and mood disorders. Dr. Newman has presented on multiple topics such as the effects of Mindfulness Meditation on State Anxiety as well as Self-Injurious Behaviors. Dr. Newman participated in the research used to develop the Tripartite Happiness Scale-Adolescent, and the Child and Adolescent Scale of Irrationality. Dr. Newman has previously trained at an intensive outpatient program specializing in child and adolescent eating disorders.  At the Bio Behavioral institute, she provides direct clinical services, co-leads DBT groups, and participates in research projects.