Sarah Bloch-Elkouby

Sarah Bloch-Elkouby, PhD




Sarah Bloch-Elkouby, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. She received her Ph.D. from Adelphi University and completed a clinical and research post-doctoral fellowship at the Mount Sinai Suicide Research and Prevention Lab and at the Brief Psychotherapy Research Program. She is currently the supervising psychologist on the psychiatric inpatient unit 6 Karpas.

Dr. Bloch-Elkouby is passionate about combining clinical work, research and teaching. She provides individual psychotherapy to adults and couples who struggle with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders and trauma. Her clinical orientation follows a flexible mindset that integrates different treatment approaches tailored to her clients’ needs and preferences. Dr. Bloch-Elkouby's research focuses on the process and outcome of psychotherapy among diverse populations as well as on the short- and long-term risk factors which put individuals at risk for suicidal behaviors.

Dr. Bloch-Elkouby was the recipient of the Career Development Leadership Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America in 2019-2020 and was awarded several research grants from the American Psychological Association (Division 29), the American Psychoanalytic Association, and the Society for Psychotherapy Research to investigate the impact of culture on the process and outcome pf psychotherapy.

Dr. Bloch-Elkouby speaks English, French and Hebrew.

Clinical Focus


Internship, Clinical Psychology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Fellowship, Clinical Psychology, Mount Sinai Hospital

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