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Lisa Caren Litt, PHD


Dr. Litt is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in the integrated treatment of traumatic stress and substance use. She is currently President of the New York State Psychological Association Division on Addictions and is Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling at the New School for Social Research. For the past several years Dr. Litt taught Victimology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and she is Adjunct Faculty at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Teachers’ College, Columbia University, and Adelphi University. For 15 years, Dr. Litt was Clinical Director of the Trauma-Focused Programs at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, a specialty program to provide integrated treatment for addiction and posttraumatic stress reactions. She has been consultant, trainer and clinical supervisor of numerous psychotherapy studies funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Na- tional Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism exploring effective treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and co-occurring substance use disorders for women. She has co-authored a book entitled Trauma Services for Women in Substance Abuse Treatment. Dr. Litt also maintains a private practice in New York City.


Updated October 2018