Dr. Sandy Krohn, executive director and founder of City Psychology, received his master’s and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University in 2009. He completed his internship at North Central Bronx Hospital with a focus on inpatient geriatric psychiatry/ psychology. Following licensure, Dr. Krohn completed his post-doctoral work in a number of medical and outpatient settings with a focus on geriatric mental health and also completed 3 years of post-doctoral work in cognitive-behavioral therapy for mood and personality disorders. Dr. Krohn currently serves as adjunct clinical supervisor for Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Clinical Health Program and provides consultation and supervision for psychologists and other health care professionals in their work with older adults.
Dr. Krohn’s research focuses on the relationship between physical activity and health in older adults. He has won the “Morton Berger Award for Excellence in Research” for his work. Dr. Krohn presented his findings at the American Psychological Association 2011 conference in Washington DC. He regularly presents in various settings on Clinical Geropsychology and is a member of APA Division 12/11, Society of Clinical Geropsychology. Dr. Krohn also helped to create and design GeroCentral, a collaborate website between aging and development organizations aimed at bringing together available resources for geropsychology training, service provision, policy and research.
Dr. Krohn’s current work focuses on helping older adults and their family’s transition into and through the aging process. This includes the assessment and treatment of cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and Vascular Dementia, Mood Disorders such as anxiety and depression, as well as helping patients and their families adjust to the physical, psychological, and developmental changes associated with aging. It is Dr. Krohn’s belief that a collaborative approach between himself, other healthcare professionals and families, can help older adults age wisely and with dignity even in the face of the dramatic change that accompanies aging.