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NYU Langone Provider

Kaitlin R. Happer, PhD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialties: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Treats: Children
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-754-5000
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As a psychologist, I aim to help young people and their families feel empowered to manage mental health symptoms and work toward their life goals.

At NYU Langone, I work with children, adolescents, and young adults, as well as their caregivers and families. I manage a variety of conditions, including anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders, obsessive–compulsive disorder, tics and body-focused repetitive behaviors, and trauma. In addition, I see patients who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, and its externalizing symptoms, such as disruptive and impulsive behavior.

I manage these conditions using cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, and other evidence-based mental health practices. I value flexibility in my approach to care. The treatment should fit the patient, not the other way around.

At the Child Study Center, a part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, I am fortunate to work with a team of amazing colleagues. Together, we strive to help our patients and their families by listening to their mental health needs and creating care plans based on these needs.

Conditions and Treatments

  • anxiety disorders
  • depression
  • mood disorder
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • panic disorder
  • phobia
  • separation anxiety
  • social anxiety disorder
  • tic disorder
  • tourette disorder

Education and Training
  • PhD from St. John's University, 2019

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna EPO (AMEX employees)
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
  • United Healthcare
    • Unite Healthcare (NY University Care Plan)
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources (NYU)
    • United Healthcare Value, Advantage and HDHP (New York University employees)
This list of insurances changes regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Before your appointment, please confirm with your insurance company that this provider accepts your insurance.

Kaitlin R. Happer, PhD does not accept insurance.

Locations and Appointments

Child Study Center

1 Park Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Child Study Center - Long Island

1991 Marcus Avenue, Suite 104, New Hyde Park, NY 11042


Mental Health, Trauma and Resilience, Adolescent Depression

Academic Contact

Academic office

1991 Marcus Avenue

Suite 104

Lake Success, NY 11042



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