About Dr. Judith Joseph

Dr. Judith Joseph

Education & Training
Dr. Joseph received her bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry, cum laude, from Duke University, her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and her business degree from Columbia Business School. She completed her adult psychiatry residency at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She completed her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Hospital and Bellevue Hospital.She is a well-respected and renowned psychiatrist and has made over 100 media appearances. Dr. Joseph currently serves as Chairwoman of the Women in Medicine Board at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons where she attended Medical School. She also serves on the Board of Several charities and organizations in an effort to decrease stigma about mental health issues.

Academic Appointments:
Dr. Joseph is a clinical assistant professor of Child and Adolescent psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center/NYU Child Study Center. Dr. Joseph teaches medical media related topics to undergraduates at NYU and to fellows in child and adolescent psychiatry.


Cultural Competency:
Dr. Joseph  obtained a 4 year grant from the APA to develop expertise in the area of cultural competency in psychiatry and utilized this knowledge to educate physicians globally about this topic.

Interesting Facts:
Dr. Joseph was inspired to become a psychiatrist after volunteering with HIV infected orphans in South Africa during which she participated in trauma-focused group therapies.

Office Ambiance:
Relaxing and welcoming space, with a separate area that has toys, books and a computer.