Dr. Kuhn is a board certified psychiatrist in practice in Manhattan, New York. He has a vast experience of over 35 years in treating acute crises as well as complex and long term conditions, using advanced and effective psychotherapy techniques, including a cognitive and guided imagery approach.
Dr. Kuhn is warm and personable, attentive to the specific needs of his patients. He aims at a fast resolution of psychological issues, life crises and career issues. His approach is direct, result oriented, and geared to a resolution through a brief course of therapy.
Dr. Kuhn specializes in treating emotional traumas and PTSD. He also addresses severe adjustment disorders, depression and anxiety, and marital crises, as well as stresses associated with one’s career and life situations.
In addition, he also specializes in treating neuropsychiatric conditions associated with brain dysfunction like ADD, insomnia, cognitive disorders, traumatic brain injuries and post concussion syndrome, applying both diagnostic tools like neurocognitive battery of tests and brain function battery of tests (EEG, QEEG and Evoked Response tests) which provide a detailed mapping of abnormality in brain function, as well as brain enhancing training with neurofeedback, a form of brainwave self regulation training. Those conditions also include Mild Autism and Asperger Disorder, OCD, learning disorders and Epileptic Seizure disorder.
Dr. Kuhn specializes also in the diagnosis, assessment and rehabilitation care of patients with traumatic brain injury and PTSD and provided forensic psychiatric evaluations and court testimony in personal injury cases.
Dr. Kuhn incorporated neurofeedback and QEEG to his practice in the early 1990’s. He was the first to incorporate QEEG brain function assessment in a private practice in New York and has contributed to its current acceptability in the legal arena in cases of traumatic brain injuries.
He runs Peak Performance Workshops geared to artists and executives on unblocking barriers to performance and career. He has run numerous similar training workshops in leading institutions i.e. in Dow Jones, Mannes School of Music, Juilliard School of Music, Portland Opera workshop, and International Vocal Arts Institute.
Dr. Kuhn is affiliated with Mt. Sinai, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. He was trained in Montefiore Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry.