David Pelcovitz, Ph.D

Straus Professor of Psychology and Education, Azrieli Graduate School, Yeshiva University


David Pelcovitz is a psychologist whose career over the past 35 years has focused on clinical practice and research efforts in areas related to trauma, child abuse and parenting.  He is currently the Straus Chair in Psychology and Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education at Yeshiva University, where he also serves as Special Assistant to the president as well as teach courses in Pastoral Psychology to the Yeshiva's Rabbinical students.  Before assuming that position, Dr. Pelcovitz was Director of Psychology at North Shore University Hospital and Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. 

This site contains a number of articles written or co-authored by Dr. Pelcovitz, PowerPoint presentations on various talks, lectures and classes, and results of research and clinical efforts.