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Anna Chapman, MD

Psychiatrist, Columbia University Medical Center

Anna Chapman is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. She received her BA in English literature from Harvard University, her medical degree from Columbia University’s’ College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed her psychiatric residency at NYPH-Cornell. She serves on the voluntary faculty of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell and Columbia campuses, where she does clinical supervision with the residents and teaches on the neurobiology of mental processes. She is currently launching the Domestic Violence Initiative, a collaboration between Columbia’s Department of Psychiatry and New York City’s Family Justice Centers. The goal is to create a comprehensive mental health program for adult and child victims of domestic violence, as well as to research the effects of trauma on the brain, and to investigate and prevent the intergenerational transmission of trauma. Anna serves on the Board of Trustees at Rockefeller University and is the president of the Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation, an organization focused on bridging the gap between our psychoanalytic understanding of the mind. She also supervises a group of psychoanalysts who treat patients with focal brain injuries with psychodynamic psychotherapy.

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