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About Lisa Goldfarb, M.D.

About Lisa Goldfarb, M.D.

Dr. Lisa Goldfarb is Board-certified in both psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Goldfarb is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine and a lecturer at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Dr. Goldfarb completed her residency in psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University in 1993, and her addiction psychiatry fellowship at New York University Medical Center in 1995. In 2000, Dr. Goldfarb completed her psychoanalytic training at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Dr. Goldfarb serves in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU as a mentor and supervisor to residents and fellows. For the past 25 years, Dr. Goldfarb has also been a course director for the NYU psychiatry residency program in both the addiction and psychodynamic psychotherapy curriculums. In 1994, she organized and since then has taught the course Neurobiology of Addiction to second-year residents, and teaches classes in psychodynamics, most recently Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Technique. Previously, Dr. Goldfarb taught Object Relations and Introduction to Models of the Mind.

Dr. Goldfarb treats patients in Manhattan (50 East 72nd Street) and Brooklyn Heights (26 Court Street). She specializes in diagnostic evaluations, addiction psychiatry (including substance abuse, chemical dependency and behavioral addictions, among others), psychotherapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, affective and anxiety disorders, mood disorders, attention deficit disorder, stress and women’s mental health issues.

Lisa Goldfarb is listed in Castle & Connolly as Top Doctor and one of New York Magazine’s Best Doctors!