Rochelle Steinwurtzel, PsyD

NICU Psychologist, New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Rochelle (Shelly) Steinwurtzel is a New York state licensed clinical psychologist who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults.


At New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Shelly works in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, including the Cardiac NICU, and consults with the Perinatal and Neonatal Comfort/Palliative Care Program.


She works parents and family members as they navigate the joys and traumas of having a baby born early, with medical complications, and sometimes, life-limiting conditions.  Shelly also works extensively with staff through one-on-one and group support and training to help them manage their own complicated feelings in the context of secondary trauma associated with their jobs. Furthermore, she is involved in multi-disciplinary quality improvement and intervention research related to the mental health of families and staff.


Shelly also maintains a private practice in Dobbs Ferry, NY.


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