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James D Sterling

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Mount Sinai Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

    About

    As director of the New York Center for Psychotherapy for more than three decades, Dr. James D. Sterling has emphasized a highly personalized approach to family and marital counseling. In addition to maintaining a Park Avenue practice in Manhattan, Dr. James D. Sterling serves as an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry at the Mount Sinai Medical School. Dr. Sterling completed his BA in social welfare and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was one of only a handful of undergraduate scholars selected to study under the psychology department faculty in an individual tutorial setting. Dr. Sterling subsequently completed MA and PhD degrees in psychology at the University of Chicago. He undertook extensive training in his field at area facilities such as Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. He also trained as a child therapist for five years at Pritzker Children's Hospital. James D. Sterling is a long-standing member of the St. Thomas More Catholic Church and has served as vice president of the parish council.

    Professional experience

    Assistant Clinical Professor

    Mount Sinai Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

    January 2000 - Present

    Clinical Instructor

    Mount Sinai Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

    January 1982 - January 2000(18 years)

    Education

    PhD

    University of Chicago

    January 1972 - September 1976(5 years)

    B.A.

    Yale University

    September 1958 - June 1960(2 years)