Rebecca Erban

Psychologist, Psy.D

Contact Info



  • Psychologist
    New York


W 82nd Street and Central Park West
New York, New York 10024
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Telephone: 929-220-2822

Dr. Erban is a bilingual English-Spanish licensed clinical psychologist who obtained her B.A. in Psychology and Spanish from Tufts University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium.  She received clinical training in the Stanford University Bipolar Disorders Clinic, UCSF AIDS Health Project, and Marin County Department of Health and Human Services.  She completed her internship at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services and postdoctoral fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in the Behavioral Medicine track.  She previously worked at UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services and is currently the primary psychologist in the New York Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center Washington Heights Youth Anxiety Center.  She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Medical Center where she provides CBT supervision for interns, postdoctoral fellows and medical fellows.   

Dr. Erban provides individual therapy to adolescents and adults.  She has received extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (TLDP).  She incorporates positive psychology, mindfulness and acceptance-based skills into sessions.  

Her areas of expertise include:

  • anxiety
  • mood disorders
  • medical illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, cancer and GI issues
  • multicultural concerns such as immigration and acculturation stress
  • the transition from adolescence to adulthood

Dr. Erban works collaboratively with patients to better understand their unique struggles, create individualized treatment goals, and build skills that will help them live the life they want to be living.   She focuses on providing flexible, effective evidence based treatments that provide symptom reduction and foster strengths.  


  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Racial Identity

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Age Groups

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 21)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
  • Young Adults (20's & 30's)

Alternative Language

  • Spanish