Greene, Paul276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 905
Dr. Greene is an expert in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), insomnia, OCD, anxiety, trichotillomania, panic attacks, hypochondria, and the applications of mindfulness and meditation in the treatment of anxiety. He specializes in helping survivors of rape, assault, and accidents who develop posttraumatic anxiety. He has training in the use of exposure and response prevention, cognitive processing therapy, prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I).
He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Boston University and completed postdoctoral training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Greene served as an assistant professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for six years. At Mount Sinai, he conducted research and supervised medical residents. He served as principal investigator of an NIH-funded research project that trained over 300 social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other clinicians in cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Dr. Greene has been invited to speak about his research in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He is a certified meditation instructor and a teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. MBSR is based on the ancient practice of meditation, and has been demonstrated to be effective for people struggling with anxiety, chronic pain, hypertension, and other medical disorders.