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Karen L. Long, PhD

Hematology and Oncology, Psychology

Karen L. Long, PhD, is an Attending Psychologist at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology. She is also an Instructor in Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Long’s clinical focus is to help children, adolescents, young adults, and parents to better cope with issues related to living with illness and end of life. She also completed neuropsychological assessments with children, adolescents, and young adults with sickle cell disease, bone marrow transplants or cancer.

Dr. Long received her Bachelor of Science in psychology in 1997 at the University of Oregon. In 2000, she attended Pepperdine University, Honors Program, in Malibu, CA and received her Master of Arts in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy. She then earned her Doctor of Philosophy in 2012 in clinical psychology at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY. In 2005, Dr. Long began an internship in Psychology at the Bronx Psychiatric Center. She then went on to become a Clinical Psychologist in 2012 at New York Center for Neuropsychology and Forensic Behavioral Science in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Long works on psychosocial research in trauma, quality of life during and after treatment and end-of-life issues. In 2018, she has been a Primary-Investigator in a pilot study on the effects of an early intervention group on PTSD in children and adolescents with cancer, a Sub-Investigator in an exploratory study of “Voicing My Choices” as a tool for advanced care planning in young adults with cancer and other chronic illnesses, as well as a Sub-Investigator in a pilot study on the effects of virtual reality on pediatric patients for stress and pain management.

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