Leonell Torres Pagan, Ph.D.
Leonell Torres-Pagán Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist. He earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico. He completed his doctoral internship and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Roberto Clemente Family Guidance Center, Gouverneur Health, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation. He also held a position as a research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College CUNY, where he work on health disparities among Latinos in New York City and the United States. Dr. Torres Pagan worked as a staff psychologist at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and currently holds a position as a staff psychologist at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center. He has published peer review articles and book chapters in areas related to health psychology, family therapy, and masculinity. He has also presented papers and research at professional symposiums, both national and international.
Dr. Torres-Pagán’s clinical experiences includes working with individual, couples and families. He has worked in a broad range of clinical settings and with diverse populations. His approach to treatment is generally integrative, however, he primarily utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and other empirically validated psychotherapies. Dr. Torres-Pagan is fluent in both Spanish and English, thus, can offer therapy in both languages. Dr. Torres-Pagan can assist patients struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, stress management, identity and acculturation issues, managing professional and personal lives, and a range of other clinical problems and emotional difficulties. He will work collaboratively with you to provide a safe and supportive environment to work through your difficulties and improve your mental health and overall well-being.