Frank J. Padrone, Ph.D., ABPP is a licensed psychologist in New York State, holds a Certificate of Specialization in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from New York University’s Post Doctoral Program, and is Board Certified by the American Psychological Association. As associate director of the psychology department and director of inpatient psychological services at Rusk Institute, New York University Langone Medical Center since 1983 and through earlier work at Rusk, he developed considerable understanding of the interplay between emotions and various physical conditions. He is clinical associate professor on the faculty of New York University School of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and is currently in full-time private practice in Roslyn (Long Island), New York.He has extensive experience providing psychotherapy. He has supervised staff psychologists, psychology interns/residents and psychiatric residents, delivered numerous lectures and presented papers to healthcare professionals and organizations, including the psychogenesis and treatment interventions indicated for psychophysiologic conditions. He has published on the topics of adjustment to disability, the emotional trauma of spinal cord injury, family adjustment to disability, and sexuality and disability. His primary interests are psychotherapy, the treatment of psychophysiologic disorders, sexual functioning and physical disability, and the development of holistic approaches to treatment.