Brian Gallagher

Sports Psychologist

Dr. Brian Gallagher is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr.Gallagher is a senior staff member at Einstein Hospital, and maintains an active practice. He specializes in treating mood and anxiety disorders. In addition to working with adults and adolescents facing clinical problems he has expertise in addressing the psychological needs of athletes. He received specialized training as a Clinical Sport Psychologist and has worked with both amateur, collegiate and elite level athletes and teams. His research in the areas of sport psychology and psychological assessment was published in peer review journals and has been presented at national conferences.

His interest in sport psychology stems from his experience as track and field athlete. He ran for Sterling High School in New Jersey, came out of high school with prs of 4:18 and 1:57 for the 1600 and 800 meters. He went on to La Salle University where he became a Division I All-American in the Outdoor 1500m in 1998 NCAA Championships. He has ran 3:59.9 for the mile.