Dr. Richard Fost, PHD

Dr. Richard Fost, PHD

Clinical Psychology  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Richard Fost, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Fordham University in 1994 and specializes in clinical psychology, clinical child & adolescent psychology, and more.

12 Davis Ave Stop 2N

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • New York State of Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Fost's conditions and procedures:

ADHD and-or ADD
Adjustment Disorder
Anxiety
Behavior Modification
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Depressive Disorders
Eating Disorders
Geriatric Depression
Panic Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychodynamic Therapy
Relationship Issues
Social Phobia

About Me

Care Philosophy

The ancient rationale for psychotherapy in three quotations: 1) ''He who cannot describe the problem will never find the solution to the problem'' - Confucious (551-479 BCE); 2) ''The unexamined life is not livable for a human being'' (paraphrased...

Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Adult Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Geriatric Psychology

Education

  • 1994
    Fordham University
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1990
    Department Of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1976
    University Of South Florida
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Dr. Fost's Reviews

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4.7

Based on 42 reviews

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1 Star
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Doctor Fost has been a phenomenal asset to me over the past few months. He has helped me discern a number of difficulties through his insightful dialogue, and experiential stories. He's willing to just listen, and he's willing to just talk to you if you need it. He will always have some way of...Read More
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He is incredibly funny and does a really good job at telling you what you need to hear.
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I have been seeing Dr. Fost for a little over a year. He has helped me greatly. I have seen other providers in the past but never felt like I was getting anywhere. With Dr. Fost, I see significant changes in myself, my life, and my overall wellbeing. Dr. Fost does not fix your problems for you;...Read More
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Dr. Fost has helped me and my son get through an ugly divorce. I appreciate all he has done for us. My son and I have both come out the other side of this divorce being whole again and happy in our lives. Thank you
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Dr. Fost is very personable, caring and insightful. He is my son's therapist and has built up quite a rapport with him. This is important when dealing with a teenager. My son has confidence in him and will discuss his feelings with Dr. Fost in a way that he will not with his father or me. That...Read More
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New York State of Health
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