- Doctor of Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
- NYS Licensed Psychologist
- Certified Therapeutic Game Master
- PsyD and MA, Clinical Psychology, Medaille University
- BA, Psychology and Jewish Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo
Specialty Areas: Gender Affirming Care, LGBTQA+ concerns, Neurodiversity, Geek Therapy, Wilderness Therapy
Aden Cook, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist who has been with Cornell Health since 2021. He earned hismaster's and doctoral degrees from Medaille University, an APA-accredited institution in Buffalo, New York, and completed his APA-accredited internship at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. Aden has worked in a variety of settings including academics, forensics, and private practice.
Aden believes that everyone is unique and that there is no "one size fits all" when it comes to mental health. He uses an integrative approach to therapy in which he works collaboratively with his clients to find which interventions are best suited to meet individual needs. Aden's clinical interests include gender and sexual identities, the intersection of identities, transgender healthcare, and integrating mindfulness, nature, and geek culture (like Dungeons & Dragons and video games) into therapy. As a transmasculine and neurodivergent clinician, Aden is committed to welcoming and affirmative care for gender expansive and neurodiverse students.
When not at work, Aden enjoys spending time with his partner and fur-children as well as exploring the Finger Lakes, cooking new recipes, playing video games and table-top role-playing games, and researching his latest hyper-focus. He also enjoys reading and watching high fantasy and traveling to historic spots.