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Rahul Chauhan, PhD

Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Chauhan is a licensed psychologist who has been treating people with significant stressors, bereavement, depression, and anxiety in private practice since 2010.  Prior to joining CUMC Student Health Services, Dr. Chauhan provided psychological services at university, hospital, and research settings.  He has enjoyed teaching doctoral and masters level courses in clinical supervision and multicultural psychotherapy.  Dr. Chauhan received his doctorate from Fordham University and completed his internship at the University of Pennsylvania.  His areas of clinical interest include psychocultural identity development, crisis intervention, and psychodynamic theory.


  • Ph.D.             Fordham University
  • MS.Ed           University of Dayton  

Certifications & Licensure

  • Licensed to practice clinical psychology in the state of New York

Professional Experience

  • Private Practice – Northern Manhattan
  • Bronx Family Court
  • New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University
  • State University of New York/F.I.T
  • University of Pennsylvania

Published Articles

  • Chauhan, R. V. (2004). Psychocultural Issues and Defining Events in the Formation Process of Identity Development in Second Generation Indian-Americans.  (Doctoral dissertation, Fordham University, 2004).
  • Fuertes, J. N., Mueller, L. N., Chauhan, R. V., Walker, J. A., Ladany, N. (2002). An investigation of European American therapists’ approach to counseling African American clients. The Counseling Psychologist, 30 (5), 763-788.
  • Ponterotto, J. G., Gretchen, D., Chauhan, R. V. (2001). Cultural identity and multicultural assessment: Quantitative and qualitative tools for the clinician. In L. A. Suzuki, J. G. Ponterotto, P. J. Meller (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological, and educational applications (pp. 67-100). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Fuertes, J. N, Mueller, L. N., Chauhan, R. V., & Ladany, N. (1999, October). Establishing and maintaining the therapy relationship in cross-racial therapy. Paper presented at the 107th   Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Boston.


  • New York State Psychological Association