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George Nitzburg - Fielding Graduate University. New York, NY, US

George Nitzburg

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Clinical psychologist, professor and researcher studying where psychology and technology meet


My current work focuses on (1) examining the impact of modern technological advances on psychological wellbeing, (2) refining telehealth best practices by evaluating how digital tool use may enhance or hinder clinical responses and outcomes and (3) identifying the most persuasive aspects of early and brief interventions (particularly digital outreach efforts) that are most likely to lead to mental health help-seeking.

Industry Expertise (5)

Social Media

Media - Online



Mental Health Care

Education (2)

Columbia University Teachers College: Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology 2012

Tufts University: Bachelor of Science, Clinical Psychology 2003

Affiliations (3)

  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • New York State Psychological Association

Articles (13)

Schizotypy as a predictor for problematic technology use in emerging adults.

Current Psychology, 1-10.

Massaro, D., Nitzburg, G., & Dinzeo, T. (2022).


Internet Searches for Medical Symptoms Before Seeking Information on 12-Step Addiction Treatment Programs: A Web-Search Log Analysis.

Journal of medical Internet research, 21(5), e10946.

Nitzburg, G.C., Weber, I., & Yom-Tov, E. (2019).


Discovering Alternative Treatments for Opioid Use Recovery Using Social Media.

In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4-9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Chancellor, S., Nitzburg, G.C., Hu, A., Zampieri, F., & De Choudhury, M. (2019).


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Patterns of utilization and a case illustration of an interactive text‐based psychotherapy delivery system.

Journal of clinical psychology, 75(2), 247-259.

Nitzburg, G.C., & Farber, B.A. (2019).


Organizational Learning Strategies and Verbal Memory Deficits in Bipolar Disorder.

Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 23(4), 358-366.

Nitzburg, G. C., Cuesta-Diaz, A., Ospina, L. H., Russo, M., Shanahan, M., Perez-Rodriguez, M., ...& Burdick, K. E. (2017).


Coping strategies and real-world functioning in bipolar disorder.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 198, 185-188.

Nitzburg, G. C., Russo, M., Cuesta-Diaz, A., Ospina, L., Shanahan, M., Perez-Rodriguez, M., McGrath, M., & Burdick, K. E. (2016).


The relationship between temperament and character and psychotic-like experiences in healthy children and adolescents.

European Psychiatry, 31, 60-65.

Nitzburg, G. C., Gopin, C. B., Peters, B. D., Karlsgodt, K. H., Malhotra, A. K., & DeRosse, P. (2016).


Young adult self-disclosures in psychotherapy and on Facebook.

Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 1-14.

Farber, B. A., & Nitzburg, G. C. (2015).


Social cognition in patients with schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorders with and without psychotic features.

Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 2(1), 2-7.

Nitzburg, G.C., Burdick, K.E., Malhotra, A.K., & DeRosse, P. (2015).


The relationship between temperament and character and subclinical psychotic-like experiences in healthy adults.

European Psychiatry. 29(6), 352-357.

Nitzburg, G.C., Malhotra, A.K., & DeRosse, P. (2014).


MATRICS cognitive consensus battery (MCCB) performance in children, adolescents, and young adults.

Schizophrenia research, 152(1), 223-228.

Nitzburg, G.C., DeRosse, P., Burdick, K.E., Peters, B.D., Gopin, C.B., & Malhotra, A.K. (2014).


Putting up emotional (Facebook) walls? Attachment status and emerging adults’ experiences of social networking sites.

Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 69(11), 1183-1190.

Nitzburg, G.C., & Farber, B.A. (2013).


Children, technology, problems, and preferences.

Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 68(11), 1225- 1229.

Farber, B.A., Shafron, G., Hamadani, J., Wald, E., & Nitzburg, G. (2012).