About Dr Snyder

Experience and training

Dr Snyder has specialized in sex and relationship therapy for over 25 years in Manhattan, and is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

website 1He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (M.D. 1983),  followed by a medical internship at Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco (1983-84), psychiatry  residency at the Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital / Cornell University Medical Center (1984-87), and fellowship in Behavioral Medicine and Consultation Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC (1987-89).  He served as Director of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 1990-2000, and still teaches residents and medical students at Mt. Sinai on topics related to human sexuality.  Dr. Snyder has been in full-time private practice on Manhattan’s Upper West Side since 2000, specializing in sex and relationship issues. He has been a New York Magazine “Best Doctor” since 2012.

Dr. Snyder’s online articles in HuffingtonPost, PsychologyToday, and SexualityResource.com have been read by well over half a million viewers. He has been a guest on NBCToday and Inside Edition, and has been quoted in Cosmopolitan, Elle, The Atlantic, and Men’s Health and Women’s Health. He is an active member of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR); has been a presenter, workshop leader, and discussant at the Society’s national meetings; has served on both its Professional Book Award and Consumer Book Award committees; and since 2012 has been Chairman of the SSTAR Consumer Book Award Committee.

Dr. Snyder lives in New York City with his wife and children.



“Dr Snyder is one of the most creative thinkers in the field of clinical sexuality today. He has a well-deserved national reputation for the treatment of individuals and couples with sexual problems.”  

Kathryn Hall, PhD.  Author,
Reclaiming Your Sexual Self

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Dr. Snyder in the Press

From The Atlantic, to Men’s Health and Women’s Health, to Elle, Cosmopolitan, and NBCToday, Dr. Snyder’s experience and impeccable credentials have made him one of America’s most trusted authorities on sexual issues.

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