Christina Bueno, PsyD Specialties: Psychology
About Christina Bueno, PsyD
Dr. Bueno obtained her Doctor of Psychology degree in Combined School-Clinical Psychology from Kean University. She completed her clinical internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital and completed specialized training in the neuropsychological assessment of Spanish-speaking populations at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. Dr. Bueno obtained post-doctoral training at the Mt. Sinai Epilepsy Center and completeda two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Bueno has a vested interest in culturally-informed neuropsychological assessment and treatment of ethnic minorities and non-native English speakers, and is actively involved in professional groups aimed to reduce disparities in healthcare and facilitate culturally sensitive approaches to clinical care of underserved populations. She was a psychologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center's COVID-19 Clinic and provided treatment to English and Spanish-speaking individuals over the course of their recovery and outpatient rehabilitation. She is conducting longitudinal research examining the trajectory of cognitive difficulties, psychiatric symptoms, and resilience in COVID-19 survivors.
Dr. Bueno lectures on topics involving culturally informed clinical care and neuropsychology for clinical psychology interns, medical residents, social workers, and other hospital staff. She is also a member of the diversity and inclusion steering committee at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center.
Age-Related Cognitive Decline
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Depression Related to Physical Illness
Executive Function Deficit
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Mild Cognitive Impairment With Memory Loss
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Unresolved or Complicated Grief