Belisa Vranich is a clinical psychologist, author, and presenter. In her private practice in New York City, she focuses on short-term dynamic psychotherapy that is highly interactive. Her passion as a clinician manifests itself in comprehensive, holistic diagnosis and treatment that integrates spirituality, physical health, and relationships.
Author of five self-help books, Dr. Vranich is a regular guest on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and FOX News. She has been interviewed as an expert in hundreds of publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, Spin, AARP, Seventeen, Good Housekeeping, and Parenting.
Belisa Vranich is the former advice columnist for the New York Daily News, Foxnews.com, and Spin magazine. Previously, she was the director of public education at the Mental Health Association of New York City and served as a consultant at the National Mental Health Association in Washington, DC. She has worked as the director of an outpatient clinic at Jacobi Hospital Center, as a school psychologist in the South Bronx, and with parolees and their families as part of the Brooklyn Aids Task Force.
Dr. Vranich received her doctorate degree in Psychology from New York University and Bellevue Hospital with specialization in neuropsychology, psychiatric consultation, and liaison and bilingual treatment.
An outspoken advocate for women’s health issues, volunteerism, and mentorship, Belisa Vranich volunteers regularly with numerous New York City-based animal rescue organizations, and does regular pro bono work with victims of sexual assault and war veterans organizations nationwide.