Smart Health Psychology is the private practice and consulting business of clinical psychologist Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. 


Dr. Amsellem specializes in helping individuals who are looking to build their coping skills and resilience and/ or adjusting to a medical diagnosis, anxiety, health-related challenges, or other transitions. Her professional practice is individualized to each client's unique needs, strengths, and experiences yet is also highly influenced by  evidence-based findings. By increasing her clients' ability to successfully cope, they will both be better able to overcome their challenges and experience fewer symptoms when doing so. Furthermore, she assists her clients with building resilience and building coping skills to help them both presently and after they have completed therapy in the future. 


Dr. Amsellem practices in Fairfield County, CT and Westchester County, NY. Additionally, she maintains a HIPAA-compliant online telehealth practice (for clients  located anywhere within CT and NY). She is affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Yale New Haven Health's Smilow Cancer Center and Bridgeport Hospital.


Dr. Amsellem also maintains an active consultation business, which provides clinically-informed insights to organizations and clients. Prior to opening her private practice, Dr. Amsellem had worked in diverse settings including hospitals, health-focused agencies, non-profit organizations, group practices, and  research-focused consulting teams, always with a focus on the patient experience. ​ 


Education and Training Background:

Dr. Amsellem's undergraduate degree is in Human Development from Cornell University. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, specialization in health psychology, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2005. 


Dr. Amsellem is currently accepting new clients.



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