Dr. Kate Herts completed her Bachelor of Arts at Brown University and earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she received research and clinical training in evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents, and adults. Her program of research is focused on designing, implementing, and evaluating psychological treatments for patients with chronic illness. Dr. Herts has contributed multiple publications and lectures nationally on promoting psychological resilience in this population.
Dr. Herts completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Cognitive Therapy Clinic of Weill Cornell Medicine, where she provided treatment to adults with a wide range of anxiety and mood disorders. While on internship, she also worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she conducted therapy with patients with cancer and their family members. Dr.Herts is an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has extensive experience and training in a number of related treatment modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Schema Therapy.
Dr. Herts currently runs the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Westchester Division, a role in which she provides supervision, education, and professional development support to psychology trainees. She is a member of the Youth Anxiety Center, where she helps young adults with anxiety successfully navigate the transition to adulthood. In addition, Dr. Herts works closely with the Payne Whitney Women’s Program to provide services to women with reproductive health concerns.