Dr. Karaine Sanders is a native New Yorker, born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx. She is a New York State Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned a Bachelor of Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she competed a fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Sanders also earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Widener University in Chester, PA with a Forensic Concentration.
Dr. Sanders established her private practice in Scarsdale, New York in 2011. She is the owner of Professional Psychological Services of Westchester, P.C. based in White Plains, New York where she sees patients and provides consultations to attorneys and local police departments. With over 15 years of experience, she has delivered clinical services, which includes: performing psychological evaluations and psychological testing, as well as, individual, group, family and couples therapy. Dr. Sanders has worked as a psychologist for NYC hospitals such as: Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Mount Sinai Medical Center. While previously employed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she held a faculty position in the department of Pediatrics. Dr. Sanders has also consulted with Westchester private schools.
Dr. Sanders has experience working in various inpatient and outpatient settings such as: medical practices, community mental health facilities, state psychiatric facilities, federal and state prisons, rehabilitation/skilled nursing facilities, as well as, residential treatment centers with populations that include: infants, toddlers, school-age children, adolescents, and young/middle age/geriatric adults. She has provided clinical supervision to interns and externs and assisted in the training of medical students. Dr. Sanders seeks to reach at-risk youth (juvenile delinquents) to promote healing, wellness and positive change, which is her current endeavor. She is eager to assist in advancing the mission of BPGNY and improving access to mental health treatment.