Psychologist, PsyD, MIA
Dr. Sarah Gundle is a clinical psychologist in private practice in New York specializing in trauma. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute and a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University, with a concentration in human rights.
Dr. Gundle provides short-term and long-term psychotherapy to individuals, adolescents, families and couples for the treatment of depression, anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, adjustment problems, and trauma. Dr. Gundle has been extensively trained in psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, and Interpersonal techniques. She also runs several groups for female survivors of trauma in her practice. She runs a Seeking Safety group, a psychodynamically-oriented process group, as well as a therapeutic writing group. In addition, she works specifically with couples on issues related to infertility and pregnancy loss.
In addition to her private practice, Dr. Gundle teaches courses on trauma and international mental health at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Mt. Sinai, where she also on the supervisory and adjunct staff. Dr. Gundle is a member of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and works in their Asylum network, where she evaluates the mental health of torture and persecution survivors seeking asylum. She is also clinical faculty at the Mt. Sinai Human Rights clinic. In addition, she serves as a consultant on refugee mental health and has consulted to Burma Border Projects on the Thai-Burma border, where she supervised (via skype) the adult director of mental health at a large refugee clinic for years and regularly conducted trauma-specific trainings on the Burma border as well as inside Burma. She is a member of the 9-11 Trauma Commission therapist network, APA Disaster Relief Network, NY State Psychological Association Disaster/Crisis Response Network, the International Red Cross Disaster Team, the Cornell School of Medicine Women’s Mental Health Consortium, and the NYC Medical Reserve Corps. Dr. Gundle has worked in the past at the UN, the International Center for Peace and Democracy Training (Tel Aviv), and Defense for Children International (Jerusalem) where she focused on issues related to children’s rights, torture, and refugee mental health.