Ashley Marie Rainford, PhD

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Ashley Rainford, PhD is a licensed Clinical Psychologist currently providing psychotherapy at the Women's Mental Health program in the Ob/Gyn department at Columbia University Medical Center. She specializes in perinatal and women's mental health, including reproductive mental health, with a trauma-informed, integrative (i.e. behavioral and psychodynamic) approach. In addition to her clinical role, her research interests include intergenerational transmission of adversity and psychobiological factors, race/ethnicity and attachment within Dr. Catherine Monk's Perinatal Pathways Lab.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Depression
  • Gay and Lesbian Issues
  • Individual Brief Psychotherapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mood & Anxiety Disorders
  • Pregnancy Termination Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Women's Mental Health

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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