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Kenneth Barish, Ph.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychology at Weill Medical College, Cornell University. He is also on the faculty of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and the William Alanson White Institute Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program.

Dr. Barish has worked with children and families for over three decades. He teaches post-graduate classes in adolescent development, psychoanalysis, neuropsychological testing, and child psychotherapy, and he has published several widely read articles on child psychotherapy.

Dr. Barish was raised in Mt. Vernon, NY and now lives in Mamaroneck, NY, where he and his wife raised their two children. He graduated from Yale University in 1972 and earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology form the New School for Social Research in 1980. In addition to his teaching, writing, and clinical practice, Dr. Barish plays jazz trumpet, and his jazz group performs often for professional events.

Dr. Barish’s popular blog, Pride and Joy, appears regularly on PsychologyToday.com