Yaniv Phillips

Yaniv Phillips
Senior Psychologist
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, 8th Fl, New York, NY 10027

Dr. Yaniv Phillips joined Columbia Health in 2004. Prior to Columbia, he was a senior clinical psychologist and supervisor at North Central Bronx Hospital, where he worked with HIV patients and their families, men with sexuality concerns, and couples.

Yaniv earned his B.A. at Tel Aviv University, Israel and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Adelphi University Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies. He completed his internship at the Karen Horney Clinic. He continued on to complete specialized training at the advanced couples and family therapy program at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Phillips’ professional interests include couples therapy, the psychology of immigration, relationship issues, and men’s experience of intimacy and sexual health. He sees individuals and couples for psychotherapy, and conducts experiential workshops for couples on enhancing relationships, as well as offering ongoing intensive workshop on procrastination.

A member of the CPS Outreach Team, Dr. Phillips is bilingual, fluent in English and Hebrew.


  • Ph.D., Adelphi University
  • M.A., Adelphi University
  • B.A., Tel Aviv University

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Licensed to practice psychology in the State of New York

Professional Experience:

  • NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis--couples and family therapy program
  • North Central Bronx Hospital
  • Jacobi Medical Center
  • Henry Ittelson Center for Child Research


  • Hebrew


  • American Psychological Association
  • Division of Psychoanalysis of the APA
Last updated July 19, 2017