Michelle B. Merrill, MD

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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Resident Education

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor

I am a clinical psychiatrist in full-time private-practice. Some of my areas of expertise include anxiety and mood diosrders, relationship difficulties and women's mental health. My primary approachs are psychodynamic psychotherapy (talk therapy), psychoanalysis and, when appropriate, medication management.

Outside of my clinical practice, I am continuing my education at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.  I also supervise residents in psychotherapy and medication management at the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Harvard Medical School
  • Residency: New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Honors & Awards

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award

American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship

Bemy Jelin Prize

Rock Sleyster Scholarship

Joseph Collins Scholarship

Tai Foundation Scholarship