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James McCarthy

Associate Professor
Director of Field Training, Psy.D. Program in School-Clinical Child Psychology

Dyson College of Arts & Sciences

Psychology - NYC

Location
  • @New York City
Office Hours
New York City

Mon 11:00am-2:00pm

Tue 1:00pm-2:00pm

Thu 10:00am-11:00am

Biography


Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Field Training, Psy.D. Program in School-Clinical Child Psychology

Education


Postdoctoral Certificate in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy , New York University Postdoctoral Program , New York, NY , 1978
Psychoanalysis

PhD , St. John's University , 1974
Clinical Psychology

BA , St. John's University , 1968
Psychology

Awards and Honors

  • Routledge, Taylor and Francis Publishing Company, March 2015 - Featured Author
  • Academy & Board of Psychoanalysis, 2010 - Fellow
  • Division of Trauma Psychology, 2008 - Charter Fellow
  • Division of Trauma Psychology, 2008 - Fellow
  • Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 2001 - Charter Fellow
  • American Board of Professional Psychology, 2001 - Diplomate in Psychoanalysis
  • Society of Clinical Child & Adoelscent Psychology, 2001 - Fellow
  • Society of Clinical Psychology, 2000 - Fellow
  • Division of Psychoanalytic Psychology, 1999 - Fellow
  • American Orthopsychiatric Association, 1998 - Fellow
  • St. John's University, 1974 - First Graduate, Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology
  • St. John's University, 1969 - Two Research Assistantship Awards
  • St. John's University, 1964 - University Academic Merit Scholarship
  • St. John's University, 1963 - Skull and Circle Honor Society
  • St. John's University, 1962 - Psi Chi Honor Society

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

  • American Board of Professional Psychology, - Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology
  • State of New York, - Psychologist License, State of New York
  • New York State, - School Psychologist NY State Permanent Certifcation

Publications


McCarthy, J. B. (2016, August). The need for research on intellectual disabilities and severe psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. Journal of Mental Disorders and Treatment.

McCarthy, J. B. (2016, August). Impact of psychotic symptoms on cognitive functioning in child and adolescent psychiatric inpatients with severe mood disorders. Psychiatry Research. Vol 244 , pages 223-228.

McCarthy, J. B. (2016, February). Limitations of research on psychosis in childhood and adolescence: Current controversies and future directions. Journal of Mental Disorders and Treatment. Vol 2 , pages 106.

McCarthy, J. B. (2015, September). Multidimensional views of childhood psychosis and multimodal treatment. Journal of Psychological Abnormailities in Children. Vol 4 (Issue 3) , pages 45.

McCarthy, J. B. (2015, June). The continuum of psychosis proneness and schizotypal traits. Psychological Reports. Vol 116 (Issue 3) , pages 914-919. http://www.amsci.com

McCarthy, J. B. (2015, June). The continuum of psychosis proneness and schizotypal traits. Psychological Reports. Vol 116 (Issue 3) , pages 914-919. http://www.amsci.com

McCarthy, J. B. (2014). Contemporary views of psychotic disorders (Book Chapter). New York, NY & London, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis. , pages 25-46.

McCarthy, J. B. & , . (2014). Major depression, bipolar disorder and psychosis in children. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

McCarthy, J. B. & Dobroshi, Z. (2014). Mood disorders and psychosis (Book Chapter). J. McCarthy (Eds.), Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence. New York, NY & London, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis. , pages 107-122.

McCarthy, J. B. (2014). Object relations of hospitalized adolescents engaged in nonsuicidal self-injurious behaviors. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Vol 13 (Issue 2) , pages 108-119.

McCarthy, J. B. & Guarton, G. (2014). Play therapy with psychotic and borderline children (Book Chapter). J. McCarthy (Eds.), Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor and Francis. , pages 141-166.

McCarthy, J. B. (2014). Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence (Edited Book). J. McCarthy (Eds.), New York, NY & London, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.

McCarthy, J. B. & Dobroshi, Z. (2014). The complexity of psychosis (Book Chapter). J. McCarthy (Eds.), Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence. New York, NY & London, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis. , pages 1-22.

, ., McCarthy, J. B. & , . (2013). Thought and language disorder among sexually abused children in a psychiatric hospital. Psychological Reports.

McCarthy, J. B. (2013). Treatment of psychotic children and adolescents: diminishing resources, current research, and psychoanalytic formulations. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Vol 12 , pages 17-33.

PRESENTATIONS


McCarthy, J. B. (2016, April). Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Training Presentation. Psychosis in Adolescence. Mount Sinai Medical Center Adolescent Health Center, New York, NY, US

McCarthy, J. B. (2015). Mercy First Residential Treatment Center. Continuity of Psychotic Disorders in Children, Adolescents, and Adults. Syosset, NY

McCarthy, J. B. (2015, September 30). International Conference on Adolescent Medicine and Child Psychology. Multidimensional Views of Childhood Psychosis. International Conference on Adolescent Medicne and Child Psychology, Houston, Texas

McCarthy, J. B. (2015, September). First International Conference on Adolescent Medicine and Child Psychology. Multidimensional Views of Childhood Psychosis. International Conference on Adolescent Medicine and Child Psychology, Houston, TX

McCarthy, J. B. (2013). Pace University Doctoral Program. Borderline Personality Disorder Features in Children and Adolescents. New York, NY

McCarthy, J. B. (2012). Creedmoor Psychiatric Center Residency Program. Executive Functioning Deficits in Externalizing Disorders. Queens Village, NY

RESEARCH INTEREST


Severe psychopathology in children and adults, child psychotherapy, trauma issues in children, thought disorder, adolescent personality development

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Routledge, Taylor & Francis Online [Internet], March 01 2015
    Selection as a Routledge Featured Author- March, 2015
  • ACES Too High Newsletter [Newspaper], May 14 2014
    Interview on "ADHD and Trauma" for the Adverse Experiences Study Online Newsletter

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • New York-New Jersey Directors of Training Association 2013
  • Psychology Directors of New York Association 2013
  • Division of Trauma Psychology 2002
  • American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis 2001
  • Society of Pediatric Psychology 1995
  • International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychoses 1990
  • Division of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 1985
  • APA Practice Directorate 1982
  • Division of Psychoanalytic Psychology 1981
  • American Orthopsychiatric Association 1980
  • Division of Clinical Psychology 1980
  • Psychoanalytic Society, NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis 1979
  • Psychoanalysts for Social Responsibility 2000

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • McShane Cnter for Psychological Services Oversight Committee []

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy [Board Member]
    Desc: Editorial Board Member- reviews and decisions about manuscript submissions and revisions for an international readership of professionals
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Establishment of a nationally and internationally recognized scholarly journal
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