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Chrissy Salley

Psychologist, PhD
New York
Child mental health-Family issues-Parenting-Chronic illness-Bereavement-Caregiver stress & support-

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Professional statement

Dr. Salley is currently accepting new clients for telehealth appointments only.

Dr. Chrissy Salley is a pediatric psychologist in NYC specializing in children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. She has extensive training in supporting children with complex health conditions and prior to entering private practice, she primarily worked in pediatric medical settings serving families of children with cancer. Currently, Dr. Salley frequently works with families where any member of the family has a medical condition or special needs and also works with children coping with bereavement. Dr. Salley’s clinical expertise includes the treatment of anxiety, behavioral issues, and adjustment issues, often within the context of other family stressors. Dr. Salley utilizes evidenced-based approaches to help families create change and cope effectively. Dr. Salley also has a background in neuropsychological evaluations and often works with children with special learning needs.

She is currently the Director of Clinician Engagement & Outreach at Courageous Parents Network, a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting families caring for children with serious health conditions.

Dr. Salley received her PhD from Ohio State University and completed her residency in Pediatric Psychology at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. She then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology & Neuropsychology at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her research has primarily focused on the adjustment of families facing a cancer diagnosis.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Salley is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In this role, she enjoys teaching and providing mentorship to students.

Message to clients

Seeking support and guidance from a professional during a challenging time is an effective way to relieve distress. Whether you are seeking help for your child or yourself, my goal is to help you understand the the causes of stress and alleviate it’s impact by enhancing coping strategies to improve overall well being.

Work and Education

NYU School of Medicine; Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Assistant Professor (Voluntary)
Private Practice
Courageous Parents Network, Director of Clinician Engagement & Outreach
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Pediatric Psychologist
Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders NYU Langone, Fellowship
Pediatric Assessment, Learning and Support Fellowship
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Clinical Internship
Courageous Parents Network, Director of Clinician Engagement & Outreach

The Ohio State University, PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2011




Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including anxiety, attention issues, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce distress

Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support; supporting parents of ill children

Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress

Bereavement - Helping children cope with the loss of a loved one; supporting caregivers and schools in caring for a bereaved child

Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Chrissy Salley is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$375 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing