Jennifer L. Hartstein, PsyD, is currently in private practice in New York City. Dr Hartstein works with children, adolescents, adults and their families who struggle with a wide range of psychological diagnoses, especially affective disorders, such as anxiety and depression. Dr. Hartstein specializes in the treatment of high-risk children and adolescents and has received intensive training in adolescent suicide assessment. She has specialized in this population for several years, using a variety of treatment approaches, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Hartstein is on the advisory board of MTV’s A Thin Line, which focuses on the digital behaviors of teenagers and young adults. Additionally, she is a psychological contributor for a variety of television news programs, radio programs and in print media. Dr. Hartstein is also the author of Princess Recovery: A How-to Guide for Raising Strong, Empowered Girls Who Can Create Their Own Happily Ever Afters.
- Child, Adolescent and Family Psychologist
- New York, NY
What Happens During a Panic Attack?
A panic attack can cause symptoms in almost every part of your body, says psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein. Watch this video to find out what the head-to-toe symptoms of a panic attack are.
What Are the Natural Treatments for Anxiety?
When you're anxious about something, taking three simple steps can help you to feel calmer and more under control, says psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein. Learn what they are by watching this video.
How Can I Know If I'm Ready to Have a Child?
There's no bigger decision than when—or whether—to have children. In this video, clinical psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein shares with Dr. Oz the two questions every woman should ask herself in order to help make the choice that's right for her.
How Can I Help My Child Cope with Back-To-School Anxiety?
Many kids get nervous before heading back to school, but you can help yours deal with anxiety by preparing her in advance. In this video, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein discusses things you can do to lessen your kid’s back-to-school stress.
What Is Bullying in School?
According to psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein, bullying can be anything from spreading rumors to physical abuse. Find out how to identify bullying by watching this video.
How Can I Help My Child Deal with Peer Pressure?
Your kid will be better prepared to handle peer pressure if you help him establish his own identity. In this video, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein discusses ways to help your child confident enough to stand his ground.
Is My Child Depressed, Or Just in a Phase?
Teens are notoriously moody, so it can be hard to tell a cranky kid from a truly depressed one. Learn the signs of real teenage depression by watching this video featuring psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein.
How Can I Help My Child Make Friends At School?
Not all little kids metamorphize naturally into social butterflies. Learn how to help your child make friends at school by watching this video featuring psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein.
How Can I Help My Child Prepare for a New School?
Starting at a new school can be as stressful for kids as the first day at a new job can be for grownups. In this video, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein discusses ways you can make the transition to a new school easier for your child.
What Should I Do If My Child's School Can't Protect Him From a Bully?
If your child is being bullied at school, you need to work within the system to fix the problem. In this video, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein discusses the steps you should take to protect your kid from a bully.
What Can I Do If My Child Gets a Bad Teacher?
Not every kid/teacher combo is a match made in heaven. Learn what to do if your child winds up with a teacher who's not right for her by watching this video featuring psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein.
As a Teen, How Do I Stop Cutting Myself?
The best way to stop cutting yourself is to focus on something else, says psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein. Find out how to take your mind off the urge to cut by watching this video.
How Can I Find Out If My Child Is a Cyberbully?
No parent wants to think her child is a cyber bully. In this video, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein reveals how to find out if your kid is tormenting others over the Internet.
How Can I Help My Teen Develop Healthy Friendships?
How you communicate with your teen can go a long way toward helping her develop healthy friendships, says psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein. Watch the video to learn more.
How Can I Help My Child Adjust to High School?
Got a kid heading off to high school? Even though he's almost grown up, he may need a hand getting used to it. In this video, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein shares tips for helping a child adjust to high school.