Alan S. Barasch, MD

Board Certifications: 
Accepting New Patients


Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer in Psychiatry

Dr. Alan Barasch practices general psychiatry and psychodynamic psychotherapy with adults and couples. He is a highly regarded teacher of psychotherapy at Weill Cornell Medical College, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and The Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. His teaching has focused on active techniques of Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and he has pioneered the use of role play in teaching psychotherapy. His work has been recognized by prestigious awards from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Payne Whitney Clinic of The New York Hospital, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Barasch's writing has focused on Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell


  • Male

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • 1979 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internship: 1980 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: 1983 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry