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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Yusim, a Stanford and Yale-educated psychiatrist, works with patients to acheive their highest level of mental & emotional well-being. She treats people who are going through difficult life circumstances--relationship difficulties, family problems, worry, job stress, trauma, etc. She also treats all psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive/compulsive disorder, panic disorder & sexual problems.
  • Dr. Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry, where she was named the National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Resident. She is presently affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center and has over 50 publications.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Yale University
  • NYU Langone Medical Center, Residency in Psychiatry
  • Stanford University (Bachelor’s)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and Publications

  • National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Research Award
  • Fellow, American Psychoanalytic Association
  • William Webb Fellow, Academy for Psychosomatic Medicine
  • American Psychiatric Institute for Research & Education (APIRE) Research Award
  • Carta Fellow, World Psychiatric Association
  • Janet M. Glasgow-Rubin Award for Women Leaders, Yale Medical School
  • Max Kade Fellowship, Yale Medical School
  • William F. Downs Fellowship, Yale Medical School
  • Golden Award, Top Thesis in the Humanities at Stanford University
  • Hoefzer Prize, Top Essay Written in Stanford University Course

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • World Psychiatric Association

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Russian