Harris B. Stratyner

Harris B. Stratyner, Ph.D.

Dr. Harris B. Stratyner is the Regional Clinical Vice President of Caron Treatment Center's New York Recovery Services, and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Stratyner started Madison East when he worked for Mount Sinai Hospital; a premiere addiction rehabilitation inpatient center with a focus on treating Wall Street executives. Prior to his tenure at Mount Sinai, Dr. Stratyner was the first Doctor of Psychology appointed Division Director of Chemical Dependency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center in Westchester. He was also an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at that same ivy league institution, where he founded The Retreat at Westchester, a world renowned addiction program. Dr. Stratyner currently is the Co-Chairperson of the Medical Scientific Sub-Committee for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Westchester, and Honorary Dean of their CASAC School.                         

Dr. Stratyner served as a teaching/research assistant to Dr. Kenneth B. Clark, Distinguished Professor of Social Psychology, who was considered to be one of the most influential psychologists in the United States, and whose research influenced the integration of American Schools. Dr. Stratyner received his PhD. in Counseling Psychology at Seton Hall University, and received the honor of most distinguished dissertation on the topic of the role of motivation in addiction. Dr. Stratyner is a licensed New York State Psychologist, and also received an Honorary Doctorate in 2005 from Mercy College for his work on developing his groundbreaking theory of “Carefrontation.” Castle Connolly recognized Dr. Stratyner as one of the most influential addiction counseling psychologists in the United States. As a nationally recognized expert on co-occurring disorders, Dr. Stratyner has written extensively on his model of motivational treatment with mentally ill chemically addicted individuals. He has been a guest editor of such notable peer review journals as "CNS Spectrum." Dr. Stratyner also enjoys educating the public about important health topics in general, and hosts his own weekly radio show, “Here’s to Your Good Health,” for over 25 years on AM 1230, WFAS. In 2012, he received a Proclamation from the Westchester County Executive for 25 years of broadcasting.      

Dr. Stratyner  has been interviewed by the "New York Times," the "Daily News," "Vanity Fair," "Self Magazine," "People" Magazine,  "Seventeen Magazine,“ and "O Magazine," just to name a few commercial publications. He can easily be found all over the internet with interviews by, "The Fix,”  “Huffington Post,”"Daily Beast," "Web MD, and his own blog for "Reneweveryday.com." He has been a frequent guest on both local and national television including, the Today Show, Good Morning America, and the CBS Morning Show, as well as Public Television including the Moyer's Series on Addiction, which also included his speaking at the United Nations on International Narcotics. Dr. Stratyner is also a well respected expert on psychotropic medication, and co-authored the acclaimed “PDR Drug Guide on Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Health” First Edition, (Thomson/ Reuters, 2009).



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