Long time Scarsdale resident Harris Stratyner Ph.D is a noted psychologist with offices in Yonkers and New York City.

Dr. Stratyner developed the technique “Carefrontation,” which is a treatment approach for addicted individuals and people with co-occurring disorders that advocates for treating every patient with respect and dignity–no shaming or blaming–but does hold people responsible for dealing with one’s own addiction or mental health condition.

He is co-chair of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence’s Medical Scientific Committee and previously served as the Vice Chairman of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.

Dr. Stratyner was the first Ph.D. appointed Division Director of Chemical Dependency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Westchester, and was also an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry there, where he founded The Retreat at Westchester, a world-renowned addiction program.

Dr. Stratyner is the co-author of The PDR Guide to Pediatric & Adolescent Mental Health.

(Harris B. Stratyner, Ph.D, CASAC (2008)  “The PDR Guide to Pediatric & Adolescent Mental Health”. Physicians’ Desk Reference Inc. ISBN 07645-1725)

Dr. Stratyner is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and serves as the New York Regional Clinical Vice President of the Caron Treatment Centers. Dr. Stratyner has also received an honorary doctorate from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry in recognition of his clinical contribution to the field of addiction.

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For the past 24 years Dr. Stratyner has been hosting his radio show, “Here’s to Your Good Health” airing each Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon on WFAS AM Radio 1230.

He appears frequently on national television including CNN, NBC, ABC, FOX, and CBS.  He was listed in the Castle Connolly almanac as one of the leading specialists in the field of psychology.



For private consultation with Dr. Stratyner, call (610) 743-6190.

For interviews with Dr. Stratyner contact Fred Yaeger (914) 525-9198.


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