Training and Affiliations

Private Practice of Integrative Psychiatry

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Albert Einstein College of Medicine

American Psychiatric Association member

Faculty member Family Institute of Westchester

  • Yeshiva University, BA 1976
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM), MD 1976—1980

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, founded 1955, is Ranked #31 out of 144 in primary care by US News & World Report, and is ranked #38 out of 144 in research quality by US News & World Report.

  • AECOM Psychiatry Residency 1980–84
  • Board Certified Psychiatry 1986
  • New York Society of Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy (NYSEPH) Certification Program 1987–89
  • NYSEPH Teaching Faculty 1990–95
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis membership 1997
  • Advanced training in hypnotherapy and Self-Relations Therapy with Dr. Stephen Gilligan 1993–99
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training level 1 and 2 1996–98
  • Training in mindfulness meditation and psychotherapy applications with ordained monk and psychoanalyst Dr. Diane Shainberg 1996–99
  • Training in an integrative, meditative healing system that combines elements of Eastern and Western spiritual and philosophical wisdom traditions taught by Jason Shulman in his school, Society of Souls, 1999–2004
  • Leader of private practice hypnotherapy training and supervision groups 1995–present
  • Leader of private practice meditation groups 1998–present
  • Numerous workshops lead in mind-body approaches to healing.


Chapter entitled “Self-Relations, Hypnosis, and Transpersonal Approaches in the Treatment of Panic Attacks”, in Walking in Two Worlds, Gilligan and Simon editors, Zeig, Tucker and Theisen, Inc., 2004.


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