Biography

dr-fader-bio-imageDr. Jonathan Fader is a licensed clinical psychologist. He is the team psychologist to the NY Mets baseball team.  Dr. Fader writes a blog for Psychology Today entitled The New You. He maintains an active clinical practice in New York City. Dr. Fader is Bilingual in Spanish.

Dr. Fader is an assistant professor of Family Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and teaches in the Beth Israel Residency Program in Family Medicine in New York City. The Department of Family Medicine is housed within the larger organization of the Institute for Family Health (IUFH).

At Beth Israel, Dr. Fader is responsible for teaching Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques and cultural competency in healthcare settings. Dr. Fader has over fifteen years of experience as a Motivational Interviewing trainer and has participated in the “Training for Trainers” program, making him part of the nationally recognized Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

Dr. Fader received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington in Seattle where he worked with Drs. Mary Larimer and G. Alan Marlatt. He then completed an internship in clinical psychology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. In addition to expertise in Sport Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, Dr. Fader has clinical and research interests in: and cultural competency in healthcare, family therapy, clinical work with under-served populations, multiculturalism in patient-care, psychotherapy with Spanish-speakers, addictive behaviors across the lifespan, harm reduction and alternative medicine.