Aleksandra Rayska, PhD
Aleksandra Rayska, PhD graduated with a degree in clinical psychology from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the World Trade Center Health Program at Mount Sinai. Dr. Rayska completed additional postgraduate training at The Women's Therapy Center Institute, which focused on contemporary relational theory and feminist thought. Prior to finding her home at Mount Sinai, she completed her predoctoral internship at Manhattan Psychiatric Center. Drawing on her previous professional life as a dance movement therapist, Dr. Rayska writes about the relationship between the mind and the body, and works with patients to strengthen their awareness and experience of this connection. She has expertise working with patients impacted by trauma, emotion regulation as well as body image and eating issues. Dr. Rayska also works with patients to explore and address the psychological underpinnings of psychosomatic disorders and issues related to chronic pain. Dr. Rayska provides individual and couples psychotherapy in English and Polish.
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