Education & Certification

Licensed In
New York

Graduated From
Adelphi University (1997)

National Register Member Since

Bornali Basu, PhD

My work is informed by formal training in psychodynamic and health psychology, as well as mindfulness based approaches. I offer individual and group psychotherapy for adults, specializing in stress reduction, living well with medical issues, weight/pain management, healthy aging, depression and adjustment to immigration/cross-cultural issues.

Learn more about me on my website:

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Diagnosis Adjustment (e.g., diabetes, cancer, hypertension, weight issues, other chronic illness)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Cultural Diversity Issues (e.g., workplace, academic or personal discrimination, cultural adaptation, stigma and racism)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Languages Spoken Other Than English

  • Bengali
  • Hindi

Treatment Modalities

  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal



    • Clinical Faculty, NYU School of Medicine
    • Clinical Supervisor, Teachers’ College, Columbia University
    • Fellow and Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists
    • Member of the APA (Health Psychology Division)
    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists


    • PhD in Clinical Psychology (1997)
    • NYS licensed psychologist (1998)
    • Clinical Training in Mind Body Medicine, Benson Henry Mind Body Institute at Harvard (2005)
    • Program Director, Bellevue/NYU Mind Body Program (2004-2008)
    • Recognized by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (2009)

Fee Information/Office Policy

Sliding scale fees.

Office Hours: By appointment

Health Care Plan Participation

Out of network provider (insurance reimbursable).

Contact Information

Primary Contact

185 Madison Avenue
Suite 1403
New York, NY 10016
P: 646-202-0122 (Office)