About the Doctor

Dr. Eileen DiFrancesco graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelors Degree. After receiving her Medical Degree from Temple University school of Medicine, she received additional training in both Psychiatry and Neurology. Upon completing residency training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC she was appointed Medical Director of the Learning Laboratory, a private facility in Stamford Connecticut. There she specialized in diagnosing and treating Attention Deficit Disorder and teen addiction, using a form of Quantitative EEG, also known as Brain Mapping.

Dr. DiFrancesco held concurrent appointments at Rockefeller University, Cornell and New York Hospitals. There she was responsible for treating both drug and alcohol addiction and assessing patients for entry in clinical research. Her diagnostic skills were also utilized at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she assessed psychotic adolescents for Schizophrenia treatment and eligibility for research protocols. She is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. DiFrancesco was in the first class of Psychiatrists required to complete certification every 10 years in order to keep up with the growing body of clinical Neuroscience advances. She was recertified in 2007. Her diverse background and experience allow her to specialize in diagnostic and medication assessment. She is able to provide initial and ongoing care for Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Obsessive Compulsive, Sleep, Eating, and Addictive Disorders. Dr. DiFrancesco uses both traditional and integrative approaches to treating her patients. She has been in private practice on the Upper Side of Manhattan since 1999.