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Anna Christina Minerly

Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center


Department of Psychology
Hunter North, Room 602A
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 772-4303




Ana Christina Minerly received a Master of Arts in Psychology from New York University and a PhD in Biopsychology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.  She completed post-doctoral training at New York University in the Mental Health and Addictive Disorders Research Program, where she worked with special populations in the areas of addiction and trauma.  She went on to pursue a Doctoral Respecialization Certificate in Clinical/School Psychology from Hofstra University, and currently works in both clinical and forensic settings.

Dr. Minerly joined the faculty of Hunter College of the City University of New York as a Clinical Psychology Lecturer in 2023, after serving as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology for over 15 years.  She has taught a wide range of courses in the areas of clinical/neurobiological/developmental Psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level, and has also taught in the College Now program at Hunter.


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Dr. Minerly's research interests include the role of endocrine hormones in trauma and stress as well as establishing effective trauma-informed supports for patients with mental health comorbidities. Her clinical interests include stress disorders, poly-substance addiction, caregiver stress, effective mental health treatments and interventions for people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities, post-pandemic adjustment, and addressing the stigma associated with mental health disorders.