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Jayne Rygh, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist
Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Certified Schema Therapist

Dr. Rygh has been practicing cognitive behavioral therapy and schema therapy for over 20 years. She is a New York State Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, worry, social phobia, obsessive compulsive, phobias, panic, post-traumatic stress), depressive (major depression, dysthymia, bipolar), personality disorders (borderline or BPD, narcissistic, avoidant, dependent) and a variety of other psychological and emotional problems in adults. She also has extensive experience treating couples. Dr. Rygh is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and certified Schema Therapist in the International Society of Schema Therapy.

Dr. Rygh obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the State University of New York at Albany. Her mentor was David H. Barlow, Ph.D., ABPP, one of the world’s leading authorities on the nature and treatment of anxiety disorders. Dr. Rygh is the author of Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Evidenced-Based Strategies, Tools, and Techniques (Guilford Press, 2004) and two chapters on cognitive behavioral treatment of depression in the Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders (Guilford Press, 2007; 2014). She has served as an independent evaluator and research psychotherapist in numerous NIMH treatment outcome studies on anxiety disorders conducted at Payne Whitney/Weil Cornell Medical Centers, the Phobia Clinic at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and the Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders at the State University of New York. Dr. Rygh worked closely with Jeffrey Young, Ph.D., the founder of Schema Therapy and an internationally renowned expert on cognitive therapy and the treatment of personality disorders, for many years as a senior psychotherapist, supervisor, and clinical director at the Cognitive Therapy Center of New York.

In addition, Dr. Rygh supervises other psychologists, psychiatrists, and licensed clinical social workers practicing cognitive behavioral and/or schema therapy. She currently in an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor for the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She also serves as a volunteer psychotherapist for MilestonesNYC.

 

 

 


Daniel Mattila, M.Div., LCSW-R
Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Certified Schema Therapist

Daniel Mattila has been practicing cognitive and schema therapy for over sixteen years. He has worked extensively with adults, adolescents, and children. He specializes in the areas of borderline personality disorder, couples, OCD, and depression. Daniel is a Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. The Academy of Cognitive Therapy is the worldwide credentialing organization headed by Aaron Beck, the founder of Cognitive Therapy. Founding Fellows in this organization are considered leaders in the field of cognitive therapy and recognized for their significant contributions. In addition, Daniel is a certified schema therapist in the International Society for Schema Therapy and a member in the Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science.

Originally from Minnesota, Daniel graduated from Hamline University (B.A) in St. Paul and has graduate degrees from Yale University (M.Div.) and the University of Connecticut (M.S.W.). In addition, he completed a clinical pastoral education residency through Yale-New Haven Hospital. Daniel’s mentor was Dr. Jeffrey Young, one of the world’s leading authorities on cognitive therapy and the founder of schema therapy. With him, Daniel worked for many years as a senior psychotherapist, clinical director, and supervisor at the Cognitive Therapy Center of New York. Daniel is a licensed LCSW and has offices in both Manhattan and Westport, CT.

In addition to seeing patients, Daniel supervises psychologists, clinical social workers, counselors, and psychiatrists in cognitive and schema therapy. Daniel has given various presentations such as ACT Strategies for Children (London, England, 2006), Schema-Focused Innovations in Brief Cognitive Therapy (with Jeffrey Young, New England Educational Institute, 2000), Schema Therapy for Clergy (Newtown, CT, 2002), and Schema Therapy for College Counseling (Lehman College, 2009). Daniel also co-authored the chapter “Schema Therapy for Depression” in the book, Comparative Treatments of Depression (Springer, 2002). Daniel is on the board of directors of PDAN (Personality Disorders Awareness Networks), a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of personality disorders.

Contact us today!

COGNITIVE THERAPY | SCHEMA THERAPY | NEW YORK

36 West 44th Street, Suite 1400
New York, NY 10036

212-221-0700