Ronit Grofman, MA

Clinical Extern, Mood Disorders Center

Child Mind Institute

Ronit Grofman, MA, is a clinical extern in the Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She is a doctoral candidate in the clinical psychology program at Long Island University, Brooklyn. Ms. Grofman is trained in evidence-based treatments for children and young adults including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She also uses mindfulness and insight-oriented strategies in her work with clients. Ms. Grofman has experience providing treatment to children and young adults with depression, borderline personality disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder.

Ms. Grofman has provided individual, parent-child dyad and group therapy in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She also has experience in assessing and working with diverse populations of children with learning and behavioral needs in schools, as well as with their families. She has held externship positions at the Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian/Columbia University, New York City Children’s Center – Bronx, and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital. Her doctoral research examines how maternal loss impacts maternal identity and child rearing.


  • Clinical Extern, Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian/Columbia University
  • Volunteer, Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Services (CARES), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Clinical Extern, New York City Children’s Center – Bronx
  • Clinical Extern, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
  • Student Clinician, Psychological Services Center, Long Island University – Brooklyn


  • PhD (Expected 2020), Long Island University – Brooklyn
  • MA, Long Island University – Brooklyn
  • BA, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, IL