Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD

Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD

Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD

Specialties: Consult Psychiatry, Psychiatric Consultation, Psychiatry
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Location Info


1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • Medicare

About Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD


As the Associate Director of Residency Training and Director of Psychotherapy Training in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Cabaniss teaches and supervises residents, coordinates the curriculum in the residency, and teaches psychodynamics to medical students. She is also the Director of the Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is a Training and Supervising analyst at the Columbia University Center for Training and Research.Dr. Cabaniss' research interests primarily involve psychoanalytic and psychiatric education and she has authored many articles on this topic. She has been the recipient of many teaching awards, ...
As the Associate Director of Residency Training and Director of Psychotherapy Training in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Cabaniss teaches and supervises residents, coordinates the curriculum in the residency, and teaches psychodynamics to medical students. She is also the Director of the Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is a Training and Supervising analyst at the Columbia University Center for Training and Research.Dr. Cabaniss' research interests primarily involve psychoanalytic and psychiatric education and she has authored many articles on this topic. She has been the recipient of many teaching awards, including a 2014 Presidential Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching from Columbia University. She is a two time Teichner Scholar of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, and is the lead author of "Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Clinical Manual" and "Psychodynamic Formulation" which have become core reading in psychiatry residencies across the country and Canada and which are being translated into Mandarin, Korean, and Farsi. With Lloyd Sederer, she teaches a department-wide seminar on writing for the lay public. She has a private practice in Manhattan, focusing on psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Awards


  • Charles W. Bohmfalk Award for Excellence in teaching in the clinical years 2009
  • Edith Sabshin Teaching Award, American Psychoanalytic Association 2009
  • Howard Klar Teacher of the Year  Award, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 2007
  • Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching, Columbia University 2014
  • Roger MacKinnon Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Psychiatry 2009

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