Sander Kornblith

Oakland and Fox Chapel Offices

EDUCATION

Sandy Kornblith, Ph.D. received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical Psychology program, and completed his APA-approved Internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

CREDENTIALS/PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr. Kornblith is a member of numerous professional organizations, most notably, as a Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He has been a therapist for the past 30 years, working with teams to develop and evaluate state of the art treatments for patients with a variety of serious disorders. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Co-Director of Training with Ed Friedman, M.D. at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at WPIC.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Dr. Kornblith is a Licensed Psychologist in Pennsylvania and certified as a therapist in the treatment of chronic and recurrent depressions using various cognitive therapy approaches such as CBT and CBASP.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and relationship conflicts. Teaching and supervision of psychotherapists and psychiatry residents in advanced psychotherapy skills, locally and nationally.

MOST IMPORTANT CAREER MOMENTS

Founding partner, AMHA; working on teams that found better ways to treat depression and supervising therapists to become more effective with their patients.

THINGS YOU WOULD FIND ME DOING ON THE WEEKENDS

Seeing patients (Saturdays); spending time with my family, learning more about cooking, photography and printing, and enjoying music and literature.