Our Faculty

James McCarthy

Diector of Field Training

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Psychology - NYC

  • @New York City
Office Hours
New York City

Fall 2017

Mon 11:00am-2:00pm

Tue 1:00pm-2:00pm

Thu 10:00am-11:00am

Office Hours

Fall 2017

Office Hours

Fall 2017


Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Field Training, Psy.D. Program in School-Clinical Child Psychology


Postdoctoral Certificate in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, New York University Postdoctoral Program, New York, NY, 1978

PhD, St. John's University, 1974
Clinical Psychology

BA, St. John's University, 1968

Awards and Honors

American Psychopathological Association, March 2017 - Fellow
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Publishing Company, March 2015 - Featured Author
Academy & Board of Psychoanalysis, 2010 - Fellow
Division of Trauma Psychology, 2008 - Charter Fellow
Division of Trauma Psychology, 2008 - Fellow
Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 2001 - Charter Fellow
American Board of Professional Psychology, 2001 - Diplomate in Psychoanalysis
Society of Clinical Child & Adoelscent Psychology, 2001 - Fellow
Society of Clinical Psychology, 2000 - Fellow
Division of Psychoanalytic Psychology, 1999 - Fellow
American Orthopsychiatric Association, 1998 - Fellow


  • American Board of Professional Psychology, Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology
  • State of New York, Psychologist License, State of New York
  • New York State, School Psychologist NY State Permanent Certifcation


Trajectories of Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder in childhood and adolescence
McCarthy, J. B. (2015, March). Current Pediatric Research. Vol 23 (Issue 37)

Developmental trajectories of childhood psychosis
McCarthy, J. B. (2019). Clinical Psychiatry. Vol 4 (Issue 1)

Pediatric pyschotic disorders and the role of psychotherapy
McCarthy, J. B. (2018). Pediatrics and Therapeutics. Vol 8 (Issue 39)

Psychosocial interventions and long-term outcomes of children and adolescents with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder: Gaps in research
McCarthy, J. B. & Goldmark, J. L. (2018). Global Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. Vol 5 (Issue 3) , pages 1-4.

Social activism and identity consolidation in late adolescence and early adulthood
McCarthy, J. B. (2018). Journal of Pyschohistory. Vol 46 (Issue 1) , pages 72-78.

First episode psychosis in children: Precursors of psychotic disorders and gaps in reserach
McCarthy, J. B. (2018). Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior. Vol 5 (Issue 1)

Working memory, processing speed and IQ in youth with mood disorders and psychotic features
McCarthy, J. B. (2017, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders. Vol 31 (Issue 1)


McCarthy, J. B. (2019, June). European Neurology Congress. Outcomes of Pediatric Affective and Non-Affective Psychotic Disorders. Venice, Italy.

McCarthy, J. B. (2019, June). World Congress of Pediatrics and Clinical Pediatrics. Trajectories of Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence. Edinburgh, Scotland.

McCarthy, J. B. (2018, October). Mount Sinai Medical Center Training Conference. Bipolar Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder in Adolescents. New York, NY.

McCarthy, J. B. (2018, July). Psychiatry, Psychology and Mental Health Conference. Developmental Trajectories of Childhood Psychosis. Prague, Czech Republic.

McCarthy, J. B. (2018, March). World Congress of Pediatrics. Pediatric Psychotic Disorders and the Role of Psychotherapy. New York, NY.

McCarthy, J. B. (2017, May). Adolescent Health Center Training Conference. Borderline Pesonality Disorder in Children and Adolescents. Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY.


Severe psychopathology in children and adults, child psychotherapy, trauma issues in children, thought disorder, adolescent personality development


Routledge, Taylor & Francis Online [Internet], March012015
Selection as a Routledge Featured Author- March, 2015

ACES Too High Newsletter [Newspaper], May142014
Interview on "ADHD and Trauma" for the Adverse Experiences Study Online Newsletter


American Psychopathological Association

Division of Health Psychology

International Council of Psychologists

New York-New Jersey Directors of Training Association

Psychology Directors of New York Association

Division of Trauma Psychology

American Academy & Board of Psychoanalysis

International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychoses

Division of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Division of Psychoanalytic Psychology

Division of Clinical Psychology

Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice

Psychoanalytic Society, NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

American Psychological Association

Psychoanalysts for Social Responsibility


  • McShane Center for Psychological Services Advisory Board[]
  • Dyson College Curriculum Committee[Committee Member]


  • Institutional Review Board[Committee Member]
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