Staff Psychologist, Counseling Center
Christin Nedumchira Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned an undergraduate degree in computer applications from Stella Maris College in Chennai, India, and a B.S. in interdisciplinary studies from NYIT. Dr. Nedumchira graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2010 with a doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.). She completed her internship and post-doctoral training at the Karen Horney Clinic. She is a graduate of the psychoanalytic psychotherapy program at the American Institute for Psychoanalysis and worked as a therapist at the Karen Horney Clinic prior to arriving at the Manhattan College Counseling Center. Nedumchira has experience working with children, adolescents and adults from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. She has worked in various settings including psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics and college counseling centers. Her clinical experience includes working with issues related to anxiety, depression, trauma and interpersonal relationships, and utilizing various treatment modalities including individual, group and family therapy, as well as intake assessments and psychological testing. Nedumchira works from a psychodynamic framework, focusing on exploring and understanding clients’ concerns, and examining the impact of past and present experiences on clients’ functioning. She utilizes psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral techniques to assist clients in alleviating symptoms and changing ways of functioning. Her areas of interest include transitional issues, identity development, issues related to adjustment and acculturation (homesickness, culture shock etc.), and multicultural issues.