Dr. Cohen received her Doctoral Degree at Yeshiva University's Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology in the School Clinical-Child Psychology Program. Her doctorate level studies focused on developmental psychology, psychotherapy, family system theory and school psychology. Her clinical practicums included working with elementary and high school students. Dr. Cohen also pursued her interest in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and worked with adult patients in The Intensive Personality Disorder Program (IPDP) at Bellevue Hospital Center as a DBT therapist for two years.
Prior to receiving her Doctoral Degree she received a Master's Degree in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College, in Pasadena, California; a graduate school that values the individual's inner life, as well as, the social-political contexts of human development. After finishing her Master's Degree, Dr. Cohen taught students preschool through college, in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and New York City. Dr. Cohen earned a B.A. in French and a Minor in German from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Cohen continues to expand upon her areas of expertise and clinical knowledge through advanced studies in Relational Psychoanalysis and Human Sexuality and clinical issues specific to Sex Therapy.