Dr. Debra Rosenzweig practices psychotherapy and psychological assessment from a perspective informed by Clinical Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Buddhism and Neuropsychology. Always with "beginners mind," Debra has continuously been studying in advanced training programs since she obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1998.
Debra has extensively trained in Group and Couples Therapy, Relational Psychoanalysis, Mindfulness and Buddhist Psychology. She is also a dedicated yoga practitioner for the last 25 years. With a profound belief in the capacity for people to transform themselves, Debra devises a unique plan with each person she works with to develop strategies toward achieving their goals.
Debra is also on faculty at the Mind – Body Institute and Clinical Psychology Department at Teachers College, Columbia University. She supervises doctoral students on their clinical work and teaches the course, “Mindfulness in the Treatment of Addictions” as well as a new course she is developing, “Practicum: Mindfulness in Psychotherapy.” She is grateful to have so many opportunities to pursue what she is passionate about – helping people to change their lives in a lasting and meaningful way.
Debra received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a masters in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University and her bachelors degree from Columbia College. She did postdoctoral training in the Relational Track at NYU’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy; in Group and Couples work at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health’s Advanced Specialization Program and currently attends the Nalanda Institute Program for Contemplative Psychotherapy.
“It is exactly in the muddy waters that the lotus flower blooms.”
~Thích Nhất Hạnh