Dr. Jonathan Fader is a licensed clinical psychologist. He is the team psychologist to the NY Mets baseball team and is certified as a consultant by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Dr. Fader writes a blog for Psychology Today entitled The New You. He is the co-founder of Union Square 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: cultural competency in healthcare, work with under-served populations, psychotherapy with Spanish-speakers and addictive behaviors across the lifespan.