Kamala Greene Génecé, Ph.D.
National and New York Regional Clinical DirectorNew York
Kamala Greene Génecé, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in behavioral health program development and administration. She received her doctoral degree from Boston University, completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC), and completed post-doctoral work at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. Dr. Génecé has extensive clinical and research experience in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety, depressive, and substance abuse disorders. Dr. Génecé has taught and supervised graduate students, psychiatry residents, and Addiction Fellows, and has taught and consulted widely on the process of disseminating cognitive-behavioral treatments to diverse treatment settings and conducted specialized trainings for professionals in cognitive-behavioral and motivational interviewing techniques.
Prior to joining Phoenix House, Dr. Génecé Deputy Director of the Division of Substance Abuse (DoSA), Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at Montefiore Medical Center, where she was the Chair of the CQI committee and provided administrative and clinical leadership to over 200 staff members serving 3000 patients.