Faye Walkenfeld, PhD

Chair, Department of Behavioral ScienceAssociate Professor of Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology

School of Health Sciences

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Faye Walkenfeld, PhD is Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science and Associate Professor of Psychology within the School of Health Sciences of Touro College. Dr. Fried-Walkenfeld received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the City University of New York, and is a licensed psychologist in New York State, where she has had a long and distinguished private practice.


  • BA, Psychology, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • PhD, Developmental Psychology, The Graduate Center, CUNY


Issues of spirituality in psychological services, issues relating to the provision of psychological services in religious communities, and the intersection between disabilities and medical illness in children.

Recent Publications

Stern, B & Walkenfeld, F. F. (2012). The Akeres Habayis: Changing times, redefined roles. The Klal Perspectives Journal: A Forum for Discussion of Challenges Facing the Torah Community, Winter 2012, 1(12)39-42.

In The News

Touro gets $1.6M to fight opioid crisis, New York Amsterdam News

Review of the shame borne in silence: spouse abuse in the Jewish community, Jewish Action

Briendy Stern and Dr. Frimi Faye Walkenfeld, The Klal Perspectives Journal