Eric Riklin

Clinical Extern, Healthy Brain Network

Child Mind Institute

Eric Riklin is a clinical extern with the Healthy Brain Network at the Child Mind Institute. He is currently a third-year graduate student in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Fordham University, where he specializes in health psychology, specifically with children and adolescents. Mr. Riklin previously held an externship position at the Hunter College Counseling & Wellness Center. As a psychology extern, he provided individualized treatments to young adults and college students with a range of presenting problems including learning and attentional challenges and mental health issues. Mr. Riklin also has experience providing treatment to children, adolescents and young adults in a variety of settings.

Prior to starting graduate school, Mr. Riklin was a clinical research coordinator at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he taught mindfulness skills and stress management techniques to adolescents with chronic physical and emotional difficulties. Additionally, Mr. Riklin has assisted with group therapy sessions and narrative video projects for pediatric patients at NYU Langone Medical Center. Mr. Riklin’s research interests primarily focus on intervention development and psychological well-being of child and adolescent patients with chronic health conditions. Currently, Mr. Riklin conducts research examining the psychosocial needs of adolescents with craniofacial conditions and determining efficacious psychotherapeutic interventions for this population.



  • Psychology Extern, Hunter College Counseling & Wellness Services
  • Clinical Research Coordinator, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Volunteer Intern, NYU Langone Medical Center


  • PhD (Expected 2022), Clinical Psychology, Fordham University
  • MA (Expected 2018), Clinical Psychology, Fordham University
  • BA, Psychology, Clark University