Talley, Jenifer

Talley, Jenifer

Jenifer Talley
PhD in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech (2007)
Assistant Director of the Concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling, Psychology Department, New School for Social Research


Dr. Talley teaches courses in the Concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling at the New School for Social Research and provides clinical supervision for students enrolled in that concentration. Dr. Talley’s courses and clinical work are focused on promoting principles of integrative harm reduction psychotherapy and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of substance misuse and co-occurring disorders. Integrative harm reduction psychotherapy is a compassionate and collaborative approach to understanding and treating substance misuse and other risky behaviors that is based on the biopsychosocial model and recognizes the importance of the therapeutic alliance. Dr. Talley is also interested in the mind-body connection and the role that mindfulness interventions can play in enhancing the recovery process and improving self-care. Dr. Talley is on the clinical staff at the Center for Optimal Living and is also a faculty member of the School for Compassionate Action. Please note that Dr. Talley is not currently involved in any research projects and does not maintain a research lab at The New School for Social Research.

For more information, please see: http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/subpage.aspx?id=9894, harmreductiontraining.com, schoolforcompassionateaction.org, and cfol.org

Courses Taught:
Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling and Advanced Issues in Substance Abuse Counseling
Office Location:
Room 615, 80 5th Ave.
Office Hours:
By Appointment Only
Phone Number/Extension:
212.229.5727 x3256


Research Interests:
• Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy
• Mindfulness-based interventions for substance misuse and other co-occurring disorders
Professional Affiliations:
• American Psychological Association, Member of Division 50: Society of Addiction Psychology
• New York State Psychological Association, Member of Division on Addictions
• School for Compassionate Action

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