Johanna Herwitz

Psychologist, Ph.D.

Contact Info

(212) 327-3624


  • Psychologist
    New York


New York, NY 10021-4252
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Telephone: (212) 327-3624


Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice; New York, NY,  2001-Present

Treat adults individually by integrating a range of psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches for anxiety disorders (including panic, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, PTSD, claustrophobia and other phobias), depression, difficulties in career and improving romantic, familial and other significant relationships.

Practice couples therapy using a range of  psychotherapeutic and practical approaches in weekly or intensive formats for relationship difficulties. 

Optimize sexual well being in adults individually and in couples using psychosexual therapy for problems including out of control sexual behaviors, pain, lack of desire, erectile dysfunctions and other concerns. 


Trained in teaching The Tools® created by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels. 

Certified RIE®  Mentor providing private in-home consultations for parents and babies aged from birth to three years old, facilitating babies' sleep, feeding, diapering, discipline, play, socialization and  attachment. 


Gordon Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY — Doctorate of Philosophy, 2002, Clinical Psychology

Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY — Bachelor of Arts, 1986,  cum laude

Professional Education

Couples Institute, Menlo Park, CA, Level One and Two,  Developmental Model Training, 2018-19

HAT training for Psychosexual Therapy, New York, NY, 2014

Level One Gottman Training in Treating Couples, Rhinebeck, NY, 2013

Clinical Internship in psychology at Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 2000-2001

Research Assisitant and Clinician, Trauma Recovery Institute at Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 1998-2001

Pikler Intensive Training, 2010-2016

RIE Foundations, Practicum and Internship, 2006-2010

Credentials/Board Certification

NYS License to practice Psychology awarded 2002

National Register of Health Care Providers

American Psychological Association



  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Sex Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Mood Disorders

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Jungian
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Age Groups

  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
  • Young Adults (20's & 30's)
  • Infant/Toddlers (0 to 3)