• Adult psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent psychiatry
  • Individual therapy for children and adults
  • Online and in-person treatment
  • Knowledge of Ketamine treatment
  • Supervision for therapists
  • Second opinions for complex patients
  • Genomind and other genetic studies
  • NYC School and academic accommodations consultations
  • Available as an expert speaker for events and workshops

New Patients

Dr. Groff is interested in working with highly motivated patients who seek to bring positive change to their lives.  She promises her focus, enthusiasm, and her perpetual commitment to ongoing learning to her patients.

She is known for her personal and direct approach and getting directly to the core of presenting problems.  

She offers weekly therapy appointments to highly motivated patients or patients that connect particularly well to her solution-based compassionate style. 

Please review the fees and policies prior to contacting the office.


New York City

Adult and Child Psychiatry

 Kari Groff, MD & Park Slope Psychiatry


New Appointments can be requested using the contact page.  Please note that the practice may be at capacity. 

Health Insurance:

To offer the very best in psychiatric care, Dr. Groff's practice is out-of-network,  direct pay only, eliminating the restrictions of insurance companies.  Patients are encouraged to know their out-of-network benefits and to understand their deductibles before investing in treatment. 

Please review fees and policies before requesting an appointment.

"I am a CEO in downtown Manhattan and Dr. Groff understands my lifestyle completely.  She has helped me regain total function and I am happy to say that I am doing better than ever"  - George, 40, Manhattan

"I struggled with postpartum depression and my OBGYN referred me to Dr. Groff.  I was able to enjoy my newborn and safely take medication.  It was such a relief to feel like I was in competent hands"   -Amanda, 36, Park Slope, Brooklyn

"As a fellow physician, I was looking for a psychiatrist that I considered to be the top of the field.  I am so happy to have found Kari.  She understands what I am going through exactly and I feel tremendous support from her"   - Matthew, 32, Brooklyn, NY

"My divorce rattled me.   Dr. Groff helped remind me that I have courage and strength.  I am happy to report that I am depression free and living the life that I always wanted to live"  Keith, 54, Brooklyn, NY

"When my daughter became I teenager, I had no idea what to do.  Kari helped us through the entire process.  She was accepted to her dream college"

- Susan, age 56 Manhattan

"Kari Groff has been amazing working with my educational lawyer to help my child receive the school placement he needs."

- Jennifer, 45, Brooklyn, NY

Kari Groff, MD is a well-respected NYC psychiatrist.  She completed her psychiatry training at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she served as chief resident.  She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the highest academic medical honor society in the medical profession.  She was elected by her peers to the prestigious Gold Humanism in Medicine Society, an award that celebrates a physician's ability to practice compassionate medicine and serve as a role model to other physicians.

Dr. Groff completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU Child Study Center.  She is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both adult and child psychiatry.  She is frequently consulted for her extensive training and experience in psychopharmacology, her gentle and appropriate use of medication, and her wellness-centered approach focusing on a patient’s strengths and goals.

Additionally, Dr. Groff is co-creator of the www.thebrightsiders.com.  The Bright Siders released their award-winning debut album on Smithsonian Folkways as well as a video-book about compassion during the pandemic.

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