Carolyn Spiro-Levitt

Co-Director of Support Programs

Carolyn Spiro-Levitt, PhD

Dr. Carolyn Spiro-Levitt is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, OCD, and mood disorders. Carolyn received her B.S. from Cornell University in Human Development and her Ph.D. at Rutgers University. She also completed a two-year post-baccalaureate research fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) studying the development of and treatment for pediatric anxiety disorders. Carolyn lives in New York City with her husband Josh and their adorable son and puppy.

Carolyn became involved with Griffin Cares following the loss of her firstborn son, Eli, when he was born prematurely and died shortly after birth. As Co-Director of Support Programs, Carolyn personally onboards newly bereaved families and connects them with the Griffin Cares community. In addition to serving on the Griffin Cares Foundation Board, Carolyn has written about her loss and her family’s experience in an article featured in The Washington Post, which can be found here.

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The Griffin Cares Peer Mentor Program is open to bereaved parents who have lived with loss for at least one year and feel that they are in a place in their grief journey where they can support someone else. Birthing parents and non-birthing partners are welcome to participate. All mentors must complete a training program and meet with our Peer Mentor Team prior to taking on a mentee. Ongoing support for mentors is provided.
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Support services provided by Griffin Cares Foundation connect baby loss families with fellow peers for shared support and community. They are not a replacement for professional therapy or medical care. This form serves as your registration to participate in all Griffin Cares support programs and only needs to be completed one time. Once you submit your registration, the Griffin Cares Support Team will reach out to provide more information and answer any questions. Additional program details are available in our FAQs.
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