Steve Mazza, PhD

Steve Mazza

Steve Mazza, PhD

Senior Clinical Psychologist
Instructor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)

Steve Mazza, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at CUCARD Manhattan. Dr. Mazza received his BS with honors in elementary education from Skidmore College. He received his MA in developmental psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Hofstra University. Dr. Mazza completed his predoctoral clinical internship at the NYU Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, where he worked in outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department settings. He completed is post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center, where he specialized in applying cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. He is also certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), a gold-standard treatment for disruptive behavior during childhood. Dr. Mazza’s research has focused on the creation and implementation of the Brave START program, a PCIT-informed treatment protocol for children who exhibit both anxiety and oppositionality. Dr. Mazza is the developer and program coordinator for the ABC Early Childhood Treatment Program at CUCARD-Manhattan. Dr. Mazza has been featured on SiriusXM “Doctor Radio” and has been published in the Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and Camping Magazine.