Jeffrey Gardere, Ph.D., ABPP

Interim Director of Clinical Training, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, School of Health Sciences

Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Associate Professor of Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, School of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem

Areas of Expertise

Mental Health, Parenting, Psychology


Jeffrey Gardere, PhD, ABPP, is the Director of Clinical Training for the PsyD program in clinical psychology, health emphasis and associate professor of psychology at the School of Health Sciences of Touro College, and associate professor of behavioral medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from George Washington University, is a licensed psychologist in the State of New York, and is a board-certified clinical psychologist. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Gardere has been active in the practice of clinical psychology within integrated community health care and is the author of several books. One of these texts, Practical Parenting, was co-authored with Montel Williams, the Emmy-award winning TV talk show host. Dr. Gardere’s first book, Smart Parenting for African Americans: Helping Your Kids Thrive in a Difficult World has been lauded as being “necessary for raising African-American children in today’s society.”


The development of cultural competence in clinical psychologists, psychology in integrative medical settings, and the impact of technology on health knowledge/awareness and health disparities.

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