Dr. January Massin is a New York State-licensed Clinical
Psychologist who specializes in addiction. She also has extensive
experience working with mood disorders and developmental
transitions characteristic of young adulthood and midlife. Dr.
Massin is trained in psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioral
therapies, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Her training and
work in Addiction Psychology is based on a Harm Reduction Model
and Motivational Interviewing Approach, working to reduce harm
associated with substances whether that be through total abstinence,
moderation, or abstaining from the primarily problematic substance.
Before starting her private practice, Dr. Massin was a Supervising
Psychologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and an appointed Faculty
Member at The Icahn School of Medicine. She also served as The
Clinical Director of The Addiction Institute’s College and Young
Adult Program, and Acting Director of Saint Luke’s–Roosevelts’
triage center for hospital-wide psychiatric services.
Dr. Massin completed her formal post-doctoral training at Mount
Sinai (formerly, Saint Luke’s-Roosevelt) through The Addiction
Institute of New York and The Center for Intensive Treatment of
Dr. January Massin received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from
The New School for Social Research, where she remains a
Supervisor and Clinical Associate. She has a B.A. from Barnard
College where she graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors.
More detailed private practice and contact information can be found
on her website at www.januarymassinphd.com.