Matthew Oransky, PhD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Dr. Oransky earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University in New York. He completed his Pre-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship at the Yale University Medical School’s Child Study Center. Dr. Oransky also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center’s Childhood Trauma Program, where he received specialized training in psychological interventions for children, adolescents and families exposed to potentially traumatic events. Prior to joining the Mount Sinai Hospital faculty, Dr. Oransky worked as a psychologist at the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, a non-profit child welfare organization in New York City. Currently, as a part of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Dr. Oransky provides individual, family and group therapy as well as psychological testing for the adolescent population. In addition, Dr. Oransky provides individual and family mental health services for adolescents enrolled in transgender health services at the Adolescent Health Center. Dr. Oransky is a clinical supervisor in the APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Pre-Doctoral Internship Program and for the Psychology Externship Program. Dr. Oransky’s research interests have focused on factors that impact youths’ responses to trauma, the impact of gender role expectations on adolescent development and the ethical treatment of vulnerable research subjects.
- Behavioral Health
- Emotional/Physical/Sexual Abuse
- Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Services
- Mental Health Services
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Internship, Clinical Psychology, Yale Child Study Center
Oransky M, Stover C, Hahn H. Caregiver and youth agreement regarding youth’s trauma histories: Implications for youths’ functioning after exposure to trauma. . Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 2013; 42: 1528-42.
Oransky M, Fisher C, Mahadevan M, Singer M. Barriers and opportunities for recruitment for non-intervention studies on HIV risk: Perspectives of street drug users.. Substance Use and Misuse 2009; 44: 1642-1659.
Oransky M, Marecek J. “I don’t want to be a girl”: Masculinity and emotions in boys’ friendships and peer groups. . Journal of Adolescent Research 2009; 24: 218-241.
Oransky M, Fisher C. The development and validation of the Meanings of Adolescent Masculinity Scale. Psychology of Men and Masculinity. . 2009; 10: 57-72.
Fisher C, Oransky M, Mahadevan M, Singer M, Mirhej G, Hodge D. Marginalized populations and drug addiction research: Realism, mistrust, and misconception.. IRB: Ethics and Human Research 2008; 30: 1-9.
Fisher C, Oransky M. Informed consent to psychotherapy: Protecting the dignity and respecting the autonomy of patients. . Journal of Clinical Psychology 2008; 64: 576-588.