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About Jennifer Keluskar, Ph.D.

Jennifer Keluskar, Ph.D. is a New York State Licensed Clinical Psychologist.  She specializes in cognitive-behavioral interventions for children, adolescents and young adults with anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Dr. Keluskar currently works in private practice and as an adjunct professor for St. John’s University.  She holds a voluntary faculty appointment at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Dr. Keluskar has published research papers on autism and anxiety, and has lectured extensively to medical and psychology trainees.  She writes a blog series for Psychology Today called Alone Together.


From 2015 to 2020, Dr. Keluskar served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, where she was the head of clinical autism education for Stony Brook’s Autism Initiative.


Dr. Keluskar received her undergraduate degree in Psychology magna cum laude from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Hofstra University.  She is a trained RO-DBT practitioner, and has received advanced training in several areas from professional associations.  In addition, Keluskar is a climate-aware therapist, trained in helping others effectively cope with distress related to the climate change crisis. 

Keluskar lives with her husband and 2 children. 

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