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Elyse Kupperman Chaifetz Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in New York City. Dr. Kupperman specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults and adolescents coping with a variety of symptoms and life stressors. As a trained health psychologist, she has expertise in working with patients with various health concerns and chronic medical conditions.  Additionally,  Dr. Kupperman has a special interest in helping patients find and maintain satisfying relationships.  Dr. Kupperman's treatment approach is symptom focused, goal oriented, and based on techniques that have proven to be effective.


Dr. Kupperman offers a warm, empathic, and collaborative approach to help individuals achieve their personal goals in therapy. Sessions typically focus on current issues and difficulties that one might be experiencing. In addition to traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dr. Kupperman frequently utilizes mindfulness-based therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and interpersonal therapy to tailor treatment to best meet the needs of each individual.  Therapeutic goals typically include symptom reduction, stress management, and improving specific behaviors.

Dr. Kupperman specializes in helping adolescents and adults struggling with the following:
  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder 
  • Generalized anxiety
  • Social anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Panic disorder
  • Interpersonal difficulties, relationship issues
  • Issues of perfectionism
  • Trauma
  • Chronic medical illness
  • Infertility
  • Chronic pain and migraine
  • Insomnia and other sleep disturbances
Therapy sessions are typically 45 minutes and take place on a weekly basis. 

Office location

16 East 41st Street, Suite 5E
New York, NY 10017

Schedule an appointment

To schedule an appointment, Dr. Kupperman can be reached at 917-473-3086 or drekupperman@gmail.com.

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