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Karthik Gunnia

Visiting Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology

Applied Psychology

Dr. Karthik Gunnia is a psychologist who teaches graduate level courses in psychopathology, counseling, supervision, diagnostic interviewing, and research methods in psychology.  He also teaches an undergraduate course he created, "Mind Playing Tricks on Me: Mental Health in Contemporary Music," in which students examine songs from diverse artists and genres to obtain a unique understanding of mental health. 

At NYU's Center for Counseling and Community Wellbeing, Dr. Gunnia supervises masters and doctoral level students in psychotherapy, teaches didactic seminars, and assists with program development.  He is also the coordinator for the masters lab in foundational counseling.  

In his private practice, Dr. Gunnia specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness/acceptance-based psychotherapy with children, teenagers, and adults.  Dr. Gunnia is certified by the Academy of Coginitive and Behavioral Therapies. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University, the New School for Social Research, and Pace University.

(Please note: as Dr. Gunnia is a clinical professor, he does not "accept" students to advise or mentor in the doctoral program).  


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