Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Snyder is the first-year LGBTQ+ Youth Trauma, Resilience and Community Education Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Division of Population Behavioral Health. She provides children, young adults, and families with clinical care grounded in LGBTQ-identity affirmation, informed by CBT, DBT, and meaning-centered psychotherapy principles.

Dr. Snyder received her PhD in Clinical Psychology (Health Emphasis) from Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. She also attained minors in Clinical Neuropsychology and in Research Methodology and Statistics. She previously received an MA in Behavioral Health from the University of San Francisco, a program emphasizing cultural competence and collaboration for healthcare providers and systems. She has received clinical training in every borough of New York City, including at hospitals in the Weill Cornell, New York University, and Memorial Sloan Kettering systems. Her training has focused on work with adolescents and with adults of all ages: provision of individual therapy for a broad range of concerns including ADHD, anxiety, depression, psychosis, perinatal concerns, familial rejection of an LGBTQ identity, and grief; couples therapy; family therapy in the context of acute psychiatric hospitalization of a child; and psychological and neuropsychological assessment. She completed her predoctoral internship at Northwell Health – Long Island Jewish Zucker Hillside Hospital, where she served as a clinician in the Adult Partial Hospital program, Perinatal Center, LGBTQ Transgender Program, and Adolescent Inpatient Unit. She also continues to contribute to research around headache disorders and the psychological impacts of both symptoms and treatments for these conditions. Dr. Snyder focuses on providing a collaborative, nonjudgmental therapeutic space for people of all ages.