EDUCATION

 

7/06 - 6/10                                New York University Psychiatry Residency Training Program                                                                   New York, NY

8/01 - 5/06                                M.D. Yale University School of Medicine                                                                                           New Haven, CT

8/95 - 6/99                                B.S. Biology, Stanford University (Dual Honors in Biology and Philosophy/Ethics)                                       Stanford, CA 7/91 - 5/95                                Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy                                                                                                Aurora, IL

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

8/20 – Present                             Psychiatrist in Full-Time Private Practice, Litchfield County Psychiatry                                                        Woodbury, CT
8/10 – Present                             Psychiatrist in Full-Time Private Practice, Upper East Side Psychiatry                                                         New York, NY

 


Full-time solo private practice psychiatrist, with locations in both Woodbury, CT and New York City. Focused on the philosophy of every person is unique and therefore needs an individually-tailored approach. Have worked with over 1500 patients to address issues of addiction, anxiety, depression, obsessions, stress, life transitions, and spiritual emptiness. Supervise twelve psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners. Modalities include psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. 

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

8/17 – Present                             Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine                                                  New Haven, CT


Deliver quarterly lectures to medical students and psychiatry residents on various mental health topics, including the psychology of addiction, maintaining positivity amidst despair, COVID mental health, preventing burnout, improved self-care among physicians, cultivating self-compassion, relinquishing victim mentality, and spiritual assessments in mental health.  Am presently working with Dr. Robert Rohrbaugh, Dr. Myra Mathis and Dr. Helena Hansen to begin the first-ever Spirituality & Mental Health Program within Yale’s Department of Psychiatry.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 

July 2018                                    Researcher, Upper East Side Psychiatry                                                                                                New York, NY

 

In my psychiatric private practice, undertook research study to characterize the effects of a binaural beat meditation technology called Sacred Acoustics on the anxiety level of patients in outpatient psychiatric treatment. Findings pending publication in Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  See Publications.


July 2010                                    Researcher, Columbia University Department of Epidemiology                                                         Almaty, Kazakhstan

 

Under the supervision of Dr. Ezra Susser, independently traveled to Kazakhstan to meet with mental health leaders in two cities, Astana and Almaty, to assess why Kazakhstan has one of the highest suicide rates in the world.  Also studied self-reported depression symptoms associated with HIV risk behavior.  

See Presentations.

January 2010                              Researcher, NYU & Columbia Departments of Psychiatry                                                                      Kigali, Rwanda
       

Traveled to Rwanda to conduct audio-taped interviews with 14 mental health leaders to qualitatively assess scope of PTSD & other mental health problems, practices & services among the Rwandan people after the genocide.  See Publications.

 

6/05 – Present                             Researcher, Yale University Department of Cardiology                                                                         New Haven, CT
       

Under the guidance of Dr. Thomas Stewart in Psychiatry and Dr. Woody Lee in Cardiology, am involved in a clinical trial to investigate the effects of sertraline on vascular endothelial and autonomic function in patients with chronic heart failure.  See Publications & Presentations.

1/06 – Present                             Researcher, Yale Department of Psychiatry                                                                                             Loja, Ecuador
       

Designed and implemented a research project to characterize the severity and prevalence of depression in rural Ecuador.  Collected Beck Inventory data from 168 people in 7 communities.  See Publications & Presentations.

6/02 – 9/03                               Wilbur F. Downs International Fellow, Mahidol University                                                                 Bangkok, Thailand
       

Designed and implemented Yale-funded summer research project to characterize severity and prevalence of depression in coronary artery disease patients in Bangkok, Thailand.  See Publications & Presentations.

6/96 – 5/98                               Research Assistant, Stanford University Neurobiology Laboratory                                                              Stanford, CA

 

Under guidance of Dr. Robert Sapolsky, applied novel quantitative method, silicon microphysiometry, to study effects of stress hormones on the brain. Research culminated in Biology senior honors thesis and two first-author publications in Brain Research and Journal of Neurochemistry.  See Publications.

 

1/98 – 5/98                               Staff Writer/Researcher, Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics                                                   Stanford, CA
       

Under guidance of Dr. Thomas Raffin, researched ethics of rationing heart & lung transplants to smokers. Research culminated in Philosophy/Ethics honors thesis.
 

HONORS / AWARDS

2020                      HolyTV Top 25 Award: Top 25 leaders of various faith traditions for significant cultural impact through spirituality.
2020                      Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association: One of youngest psychiatrist to receive this honor
2019​                      IMSA Alumni Trailblazer Award: Given annually to one alumnus of the Illinois Math and Science Academy
2018                      Voted 1 of 23 Life-Changing Books: My book, Fulfilled, was given this distinction by Forbes magazine.
2017                      Top Book of 2017: My book, Fulfilled, was voted Top Book of 2017 by Spirituality & Health Magazine.
2011                      Columbia Psychoanalytic Fellow: 1 of 20 fellows selected to obtain mentorship from top NYC psychoanalysts.
2008-10                 APA Research Colloquium: 1 of 54 early career psychiatrists invited to present research & obtain mentorship.
2008                      NIMH Outstanding Research Resident Award: 1 of 11 residents chosen nationwide for research achievement.
2008                      APA Research Colloquium: 1 of 54 early career psychiatrists invited to present research & obtain mentorship.
2008                      NY State Psychiatric Association Scientific Paper Contest: Received 3rd place in the state for AJP publication. 
2008                      AMA Seed Research Grant: $2,500 from AMA Foundation to complete project on heart disease & depression.
2008                      Sermo Resident Challenge 1st Place Winner: $5000 from www.sermo.com for best resident case conference.
2008                      American Psychoanalytic Association Fellow: 1 of 15 mental health professionals chosen annually nationwide. 
2008                      Placed 5th in the nation: MindGames competition of psychiatry knowledge among all residencies nationwide.
2007                      APIRE/Janssen Research Award: 1 of 14 psychiatry residents to receive $2500 research grant & 2 trips to APA.
2007                      William Webb Fellowship: 1 of 5 Fellows chosen nationwide by Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.
2007                      APM Trainee Travel Award: $750 to attend Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Conference.
2006                      Janet M. Glasgow-Rubin Award: Presented by AMWA to Yale women doctors for high academic achievement
2006                      Max Kade Fellowship: Recipient of all-expense paid one-month trip to Vienna to undertake dermatology rotation.
2002-5                   OSR Funding Recipient: $16,000 from Yale’s Office of Student Research for research project described below.
2002-5                   Chicago Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship: 3X recipient of $5000 award for Jewish medical students.
2001-5                   Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Scholarship: 4X recipient of $2000 award for women seeking medical careers. 
2001-5                   Foreman Fleishman Foundation Scholarship: 4X recipient of $3000 award given on the basis of achievement.
2004                      World Psychiatric Association Carta Fellow: 1 of 30 students worldwide to receive highest honors for psychiatry research;

                              recipient of all-expense paid trip to WPA annual conference in Venezuela.
2002                      Wilbur F. Downs International Fellow: 1 of 12 Yale students to receive $8000 stipend for international research.
2002                      Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Finalist: 1 of 80 graduate and professional student finalists in the country.
1999                      Golden Award Recipient: Given for top 10% of honors theses written in the Humanities at Stanford University.
1999                      Firestone Award Nominee: Given for top 10% of honors theses written in the Sciences at Stanford University.
1999                      Hoftzer Prize Recipient: Given annually for best essay written in a Stanford University course. 
1998                      Harry S. Truman Scholarship Finalist: 1 of 50 college student finalists in the country.
1995                      Bessie F. Lawrence International Fellow: 1 of 20 US high school chosen for fully-funded research trip to Israel.
1995                      Crane Tech Old Timers Scholarship: $5000 award towards undergraduate education for academic achievement.
1995                      National Science Foundation Scholarship: $3000 award towards undergraduate education for academic honors.
1995                      Placed 23rd in the nation: Mathematics Honor’s Society, Mu Alpha Theta, National Competition.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Book

Yusim, A. Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. Hachette Book Group, Grand Central Life & Style: New York City. June 2017. Reviewed in numerous publications, including the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (click HERE for review) by Gabrielle Shapiro, MD and Psychology Today (click HERE for review) by Lloyd Sederer, MD. Ranked #1 New Release on Amazon in its category; Voted Top Book of 2017 by Spirituality and Health Magazine; voted by Forbes magazine as 1 of 23 life-changing books you need to read, along with Pablo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Eckhart Tolle’s The New Earth and Louise Hays’ You Can Heal Your Life.

Selected Academic Publications

Yusim A, Grigaitis J. (2020) Efficacy of binaural beat meditation technology for treating anxiety symptoms: a pilot study. Journal of Nervous and                  Mental Disease, 208(2):155-160.


Morrow J., Broudy C., Gordon J.E., Yusim A., Saavedra C., Bernstein J., Goodman J. (2013). To Train or Not To Train? That Is the Question: Columbia            Psychoanalytic Fellows 2010-2011 Reflect on Training Conflicts. The Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, (48), 28-46.


Yusim A. (2012). Book Review of Inseparable Nature of Love and Aggression: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives by Otto F. Kernberg (2012). The              Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200(11), 1004-1005. 


Yusim A. (2012). Book Review of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Clinical Manual by Deborah L. Cabaniss, Sabrina Cherry, Carolyn J. Douglas and          Anna R. Schwartz (2011). Journal of Nervous & Mental Diseases, 200(5), 455-456. 


Lindenmayer J.P., Tedeschi F., Yusim A., Khan A., Kaushik S., Smith R.C., Parakadavil M. (2012). Ziprasidone's effect on metabolic markers in patients          with diabetes and chronic schizophrenia. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses, 5(4), 185-92. 


Belkin G.S., Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Bernstein C.A. (2011). Teaching "global mental health": psychiatry residency directors' attitudes and practices              regarding international opportunities for psychiatry residents. Academic Psychiatry, 35(6), 400-3. 


Ruiz P., Maggi C., Yusim A. (2011). The Impact of Acculturative Stress on the Mental Health of Migrants. In D. Bughra & S. Gupta (Eds.), Migration in            Mental Health. Cambridge University Press.

 
Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Hall B., Goetz R., Neugebauer R., Stewart T., Abou J., Castaneda R., Ruiz P. (2010). Sociocultural Domains of Depression              Among Indigenous Populations in Latin America. International Review of Psychiatry, 22(4), 370-377. 


Yusim A. (2010). Publishing as a Resident. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 4(7), 3-4.  


Yusim A. (2010).  Neuroscience in the Psychiatry Curriculum: What, Why and How Much? American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 4(4), 4-5.


Yusim A. (2010). The Interface of Philosophy and Psychiatry (Issue Editor). American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 4(3). 


Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Hall B., Goetz R., Neugebauer R., Ruiz P. (2009). Somatic and Cognitive Domains of Self-Reported Depression in Rural                  Ecuador: Cultural & Educational Considerations. World Psychiatry (8), 178-80.


Saavedra-Velez C., Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Lindenmayer J.P. (2009). Modafinil as an Adjunctive Treatment of Sedation, Negative Symptoms and                Cognition in Schizophrenia: A Critical Review. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 70(1), 104-112. 


Yusim A. (2008). A Case of Phantom Testicular Pain. Primary Psychiatry 15(11), 49-50. 


Yusim A. (2008). Psychiatry and Global Mental Health (Issue Editor). American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 3(10).  


Yusim A. (2008). Conducting Mental Health Research in Rwanda: A Resident’s Experience. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 3(10), 4-5. 


Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Bernstein C., Boksay I., Lindenmayer J.P., Saavedra-Velez C., Sadock B. (2008). Normal pressure hydrocephalus presenting            as Othello Syndrome: Case report and review of the literature. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165(9), 1119-1125.  


Yusim A., Ghofrani M., Ocal I., Roman S. (2006). Black Thyroid Syndrome. Thyroid, 16(8), 811-812. 


Yusim A., Aspelund G., Ahrens W., Martel M., Scoutt L., Donovan P., Udelsman R. (2006). Intrathyroidal Parathyroid Adenoma. Thyroid, 16(6), 619-620. 

 

Stewart T., Yusim A., Desan P. (2005). Depression as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease.  Primary Psychiatry, 12(5), 36-4. 


Yusim A., Ajilore O., Bliss T., Sapolsky R. (2000). Glucocorticoids exacerbate insult-induced declines in metabolism in selectively vulnerable                          hippocampal cell fields.  Brain Research, 870(1-2), 109-117. 


Yusim A., Franklin L., Brooke S., Ajilore O., Sapolsky R. (2000). Glucocorticoids exacerbate the deleterious effects of gp120 in hippocampal and                  cortical explants. Journal of Neurochemistry, 74(3), 1000-1007. 


Yusim A. (1997). World Citizenship by Educating towards Equity. Scientific Proceedings of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs          (5), 87-89. 

Selected Academic Presentations

Yusim A., Crash Course: Starting a Psychiatry Private Practice (Virtual Presentation for Residents, 3/8/22).


Yusim A., Talk for NYCPS Complementary & Integrative Medicine Group, the APA Caucus on Spirituality, and The APA Integrative Psychiatry Caucus: Uncanny Coincidences and Telepathic Dreams: On the Use of Intuition, Synchronicity and Spirituality in Clinical Practice (Virtual Presentation for Psychiatrists, 5/24/21).


Yusim A., Yale Spirituality & Medicine Series with Dr. Benjamin Doolittle (Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT, 11/17/19): Uncanny Coincidences and Telepathic Dreams: On the Use of Intuition, Synchronicity and Spirituality in Clinical Practice


Yusim A., Orloff J., Brown R. World Association of Cultural Psychiatry Annual Congress (Columbia University, New York, NY, 10/13/18): Spirituality, Culture and Mental Health.  


Yang L., Sardana S., Padgett D., Hansen H., Yusim A. World Association of Cultural Psychiatry Annual Congress (Columbia University, New York, NY, 10/11/18): Structural Determinants of Global Mental Health.


Yusim A., Pillay S. Things that Matter Annual Meeting (Academi of Life, New York, NY, 10/19/17): The Science of Spirituality.


Yusim A. PsychSIGN Regional Conference: Mental Health and Resilience in Medicine: Combating burnout by being honest with ourselves (Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT 9/23/17): Knowing Ourselves, Caring for Others: Empathy, Intuition and Mental Health


Channa A., Gorun A., Penix E., Yusim A. (Chair). American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/20/17): Panel on Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders (PTSD).


Hernandez A., Predescu J., Yusim A. (Chair). American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/21/17): Panel on Synthetic Cannabinoids.


Trachsel M., Knable M., Kurdyak P., Yusim A. (Chair). American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/21/17): Panel on Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery.


Bajaj M., Bassi B., Medlock M., Ruiz P. (Co-Chair), Yusim A. (Co-Chair). American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/22/17): Panel on Non-Pharmacologic Treatments in Psychiatry.


De Faria L., Pleak R., Lewis D., Wolf K., Yusim A. (Chair). American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/23/17): Panel on Gender and Sexuality.


Smolak A., Malin A., Yusim A., Terlikbayeva A., Gilbert L., El-Bassel N. 19th Annual Meeting of Society for Prevention Research--Prevention Scientists Promoting Global Health: Emerging Visions for Today and Tomorrow (Washington DC, 5/11): Self-reported depression symptoms associated with HIV risk behavior in Kazakhstan.


Beebe B., Friedman D., Yusim A. (Co-Chair), Bettman J. (Co-Chair). American Psychoanalytic Association Annual Meeting (New York, NY 1/11): Microanalysis of Early Interactions between Mother & Child: Application to Clinical Practice.


Yusim A. American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Young Investigators (New Orleans, LA 5/10): Survey of emotional distress, functional impairment, resilience & unmet needs of Rwandan women genocide survivors.


Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Hall B., Goetz R., Neugebauer R., Stewart T., Abou J., Castaneda R., Ruiz P. American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Young Investigators (New Orleans, LA 5/10): Sociocultural Determinants of Depression in Rural Ecuador: Cultural & Education Effects.


Levy-Carrick N., Gabbard G., Yusim A. (Co-Chair), Bettman J. (Co-Chair). American Psychoanalytic Association (New York, NY 1/10): Overcoming Resistances in Treatment: Transference and Countertransference Dynamics.


Sandole D., Auerbach C., Yusim A., Shell J., Tgorvnik J. International Society of Traumatic Stress Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA 11/09): Female Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide: A Qualitative Analysis of Experiencing Rape, Torture, & Trauma.


Yusim A., Cia A., Espinoza M., Rojtenberg S., Ruiz P. Argentinean Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Buenos Aires, Argentina 9/09): Depression in Latin America: Clinical Considerations.


Kita B., Moss D., Yusim A. (Chair). International Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL 7/09): Imprisonment—Symbolic and Real: The Dynamic Relationship Between Oppression, Trauma and Incarceration.


Stotland N.L., Stewart D.E., Yusim A., Gaviria S.L., Ruiz P. World Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Florence, Italy 3/09): Mental Health Care Among Women: Barriers and Future Perspectives.


Stotland N.L., Yusim A., Winstead D., Pi E., Foulks E., Ruiz P. Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Florence, Italy 3/09): Current Perspectives on Psychosomatic Medicine Around the World.


Pi E., Yusim A., Ruiz P. Latin American Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Isla Margarita, Venezuela 11/08): Spirituality & Depression.


Yusim A. Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (Miami, FL 11/08): The Nosology of Pathology: Case of Ecuador.


Yusim A. NYU Research Talk (New York, NY 11/08): Research Trajectory: Past, Present & Future.


Yusim A. 2nd Annual Latino Mental Health Conference (New York, NY 10/08): Depression in Latin America.


Stotland N.L., Pi E., Yusim A., Sculley J., Ruiz P. World Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Prague, Czech Republic 9/08): Current Issues in Psychosomatic Medicine: The Case of Rural Ecuador.


Yusim A. American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium (Washington D.C., USA 5/08): Effects of Sertraline Administration on Vascular Endothelial and Autonomic Function in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure.


Yusim A. American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference (Washington D.C., USA 5/08):  Somatic and Cognitive Domains of Self-Reported Depression in Rural Ecuador: Cultural & Education Effects.


Yusim A., Anbarasan D., Bernstein C., Boksay I., Lindenmayer J.P., Saavedra-Velez C., Sadock B. World Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Melbourne, Australia 12/07): Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Presenting as Othello Syndrome.


Yusim A. Russian Psychiatrists Annual Congress (Moscow, Russia 10/06): Depression & Heart Disease in the Eastern World.


Yusim A., Aspelund G., Ahrens W., Martel M., Scoutt L., Donovan P., Udelsman R. European Society of Surgeons 9th Annual Mtg (Vienna, Austria 11/05): A Case of Intrathyroidal Parathyroid Adenoma.


Yusim A., Ghofrani M., Ocal I., Roman S. Connecticut Chapter of American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting (11/05): Two Cases in Thyroid Surgery.


Martinez A., Yusim A. International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy Annual Meeting (Mumbai, India 9/05): The First Reported Case of a Well-Defined Papillary Mesothelioma of the Fallopian Tube.


Yusim A., Stewart T., Nilchaikovit T., Lotrakul M. 17th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine (Kona, HI 8/03): Depression & Cardiovascular Disease in Thailand.


Yusim A., Stewart T., Nilchaikovit T., Lotrakul M. Royal College of Psychiatrists Annual Mtg (London 3/03): Depression & Heart Disease: Treatment Implications in Asia.


Yusim A. Pugwash Working Group on Chemical and Biological Weapons (Geneva, Switzerland 6/08): Student Perspective From Stanford University.


Yusim A. Pugwash Conference on Science & World Affairs (Lillehammer, Norway 5/97): World Citizenship by Educating Towards Equity.


Yusim A., Derrig-Green B., Moore A., Murching G. Pugwash Conference on Science & World Affairs (Lillehammer, Norway 5/97): Perspective on Ethics in Science From Student Pugwash U.S.A. on neuronal metabolism using silicon microphysiometry.  Completed 6/99. 

 

Television Media & Video Series

FoxNews: Town Hall with Harris Faulkner on Mental Health Effects of Coronavirus Pandemic (4/29/20)


CNN: Commentary on COVID and Mental Health with host Erin Brunett (4/10/20)


“The Fulfilled Series” with host Dr. Anna Yusim on YouTube (2/23/20).


Interviewees include: Dr. Lloyd Sederer, Dr. Srini Pillay, Dr. Drew Ramsey, Diane L. Redleaf & Maureen St. Germain; 24 additional interviews shot and will be posted soon.


“The Science of Spirituality” on Channel 8/Farmington, CT (6/27/19).


“Parenting Today” with host Heather Juergensen, aired on Mad in America (11/29/18). 


“One Simple Idea” with Host Mitch Horowitz, aired on New Thought Classics (10/10/18). 


“Meaning & Purpose Series” at Harvard University’s McLean Borden Cottage (5/25/18).


“Forever Her” with host Ali Kramer, aired on ForeverHer.net (5/2/18).


“Little Things” with hosts Cassie and Paul Morris on Refresh Television (1/18/18).


“Psychiatrist Comments on Current Events” on CBS 2 (7/25/14).

Presentations for General Public

Integrative Conversations: Spirituality and Mental Health; an interview with Juniper Owens from the Academy of Integrative Mental Health (3/5/21). 


Break Through the One Thing Holding You Back: A Transformational Workshop at The Angel Cooperative (Ridgefield, CT 5/7/21).


The Science of Spirituality Workshop at The Angel Cooperative (Ridgefield, CT 4/24/21).


Powerful Tools for Dealing with Difficult Emotions: A Virtual Presentation for MG100 Executive Coaches (12/20/21).


The Evolution of Mind, Body & Spirit with Marla Maples at The Bridge Healing Arts Center (Farmington, CT 6/24/21).


Does Brilliance Necessitate Madness: A Psychological Examination of the Nature of Genius, The Creativity Conference, a virtual event hosted by Maxim Jago (6/15/21).


Online Creativity Conference hosted by Maxim Jago: The Link between Creativity and Madness (1/23/20).


MG100 Presentation with Dr. Julie Rosenberg: Understanding, Managing & Overcoming Fear in COVID19 (7/2/20).


MG100 Presentation: COVID19 and Mental Health (5/1/20).


Spirituality and Mental Health Video Course with Dr. Eben Alexander & Karen Newell (4/29/20).


Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Workshop on Cultivating Authenticity (Stockbridge, MA 5/31/19 – 6/2/19).


Bridge Healing Arts Center. The Science of Spirituality (Farmington, CT 6/27/19).


Douglaston Women’s Club. Deepening the Quest for Wellness (Great Neck, NY 4/4/19).


Manhattan Jewish Community Center. Neuroscience of the Craving Brain (New York, NY 4/2/19).


Queens Psychiatric Society Quarterly Meeting. Uncanny Coincidences and Telepathic Dreams: On the Use of Intuition, Synchronicity and Spirituality in Clinical Practice (Queens, NY 3/27/19).


Coffee House Social Club. Staying Sane in an Insane World (New York, NY 2/27/19).


Women of Resilience Conference. Living and Loving Authentically The Science of Intuition (Santa Fe, NM 2/14/19 – 2/17/19). 


The Players Club. The Humorous World of Shrinks: Dutch Treat Lunch Speaker (New York, NY 1/29/19).


Sanya Economic Forum. Women’s Forum on Self-Awareness and Social Progress with Maples M., Yusim A., Dai J., Mo H., Li Y., Wei T. (Chair) (Hainan Island, China 12/9/18). 


Youth Well-Being Summit. Character + Wellbeing – Helping Teens & Young Adults Thrive with Santos L., Yusim A., Randolf D., Williams O., Macphee J. (New York, NY 11/3/18). 


Break the Silence Summit on Suicide Prevention. A Talk about Friendship, Mental Health and Art with Friedman D., Yusim A., Derbyshire K., Penesetti D., Nijhon R., Beubenstein A., Biasucci J. (Brooklyn, NY 10/20/18). 


Manhattan Jewish Community Center. The Doctor is In (New York, NY 10/16/19).


Copper Beech Institute. Cultivating Authenticity: Awakening Self-Compassion & Reconnecting with Your Soul (West Hartford, CT 9/14/19 – 9/16/19).


NYC Counseling Center. How to Integrate a Spiritual Assessment into Your Clinical Care (10/4/18).


Manhattan Jewish Community Center. Brain Symposium with Yusim A., Pillay S., Naidoo U. (New York, NY 9/16/18).


Becoming More Whole Workshop with Alexander E., Newell K., Yusim A. (Rockport, ME 6/2/18).


Davis Community Church. The Science of Spirituality (Davis, CA 3/13/18).


Harvard MacLean Borden Cottage. Addiction, Psychiatry and Spirituality (Camden, Maine 2/26/18).


Harvard MacLean Borden Cottage. Harnessing Personal Power (Camden, Maine 2/24/18).


Urban Zen. Full-Day Transformation Workshop with Pillay S. & Yusim A. (New York, NY 2/19/18).


Goop Health Summit. Mind Games Panel with Birndorf K., Yusim A., Stern E., Loehnen E. (New York, NY 2/27/18).


Music X SAP. Brain Health Panel with Lugavere M. & Yusim A. (New York, NY 1/20/18).


Nushu Society. The Secret of Fulfillment: Dinner Keynote Speaker (New York, NY 11/29/17).


Manhattan Jewish Experience. Are You Fulfilled?: Shabbat Keynote Speaker (New York, NY 11/10/17).


Dinner Workshop. The New Landscape of Modern Love with Yusim A., Cohen J., Kumar N. (New York, NY 11/2/17).


New York Center for Living. Addiction Workshop (New York, NY 10/26/17).


Theta Healing NYC Center. Workshop on Spirituality and Healing (New York, NY 10/24/17).


Private Residence of Yana and Lenny Cohen. Fulfillment Workshop (Chicago, IL 9/18/17).


Young Jewish Professionals. Judaism & Mental Health: Shabbat Speaker (New York, NY 8/18/17).


Manhattan Jewish Experience. Workshop on Fulfillment (New York, NY 7/18/17).


Kabbalah Center. Spirituality, Mental Health & Fulfillment (New York, NY 7/10/17).


Passion House. Power of Dynamics and Dating Relationships in NYC with Levkoff L., Yusim, A., Chan A., Cole B., Kasirer A. (New York, NY 6/27/17).


Zirkova House. Book Launch Event for the general public of my book Fulfilled (New York, NY 6/26/19).

Publications for General Public

7 Lessons from this Pandemic Year from Top Mental Health Experts, MindBodyGreen (3/23/21).


How to Navigate Uncertainty with Grace, From a Psychiatrist. MindBodyGreen (12/17/20).


Big Girls (and Boys) do Cry. Interviewed by John Baldoni. Forbes (12/14/20).


This Is Your Brain On Prayer: A Psychiatrist On How Spirituality Changes Your Neurochemistry. MindBodyGreen (11/18/20).


Managing Mental Health: Addressing Team Engagement Dips and High Turnover.  Blog of Executive Coach Lisa Nirell (10/15/20).


A Psychiatrist’s Top 4 Tips for Staying Calm In the Face of Uncertainty. MindBodyGreen (7/15/20).


I'm A Doctor Who Had COVID: Here's How I Recovered Physically & Mentally. MindBodyGreen (5/26/20).


Coronavirus fear and anxiety can be as contagious as the illness, NYC psychiatrist says (with Cyd Upson). New York Post and Fox News (4/22/20)

 

A Psychiatrist Shares How She Helps Patients Find their Soul Mate. MindBodyGreen (12/26/19)

 

The Handy Self-Care Checklist for Fostering Workplace Well-Being. Successible Life (8/16/19).

 

How to Live Your Calling: Finding the Answers from Within. Successible Life (7/2/19).

 

Cultivating the 3 Essential Cornerstones of Healthy Self-Esteem. Successible Life (5/31/19).

 

3 Key Steps to Finding Hope Amidst Adversity. Successible Life (4/17/19).

 

The Psychology of Money: How to Spend Effectively and Be Happier. Successible Life (3/19/19).

 

5 Ways to Know It’s True Love (And Not Just Infatuation). Successible Life (2/18/19).

 

5 Ways to Be a Happier Person. Successible Life (1/31/19).

 

Can Money Buy Happiness? Studies Explained. Successible Life (1/14/19).

 

Character-Defining Moments. Copper Beach Institute Blog (9/10/18).

 

Immortality. Copper Beach Institute Blog (8/6/18).

 

The Moments That Make Us Who We Are (Cover Article) by Hara Estroff Marano & Anna Yusim. Psychology Today (7/2/18).

 

Older and Wiser: Finding Meaning, Happiness and Fulfillment in Later Life. Thrive Global (3/30/18).

 

To Thine Own Self Be True: The Importance of Authenticity in Acting and in Life. Thrive Global (3/30/18).

 

Maintaining a Fulfilled and Happy Life When You’re 50+ or Retired. 50 Plus Life (2/15/18). 

 

The Mirror Principle: The Single Relationship Secret That Will Change Your Love Life Forever. Thrive Global (1/30/18).

 

Protect Yourself from Energy Vampires. Oprah.com (1/10/18).

 

A Victim No More: A Psychiatrist Shares 3 Strategies for Breaking Out of Victimhood. Consumer’s Health Digest (1/15/18).

 

The Role Holiday Traditions Play in Mental Health. MindBodyGreen (12/25/17).

 

Why Spiritual Practices Are So Healing: An MD Explains. MindBodyGreen (11/27/17).

 

The Importance of Authenticity in Acting and In Life. Fit for Broadway Blog (2/21/17).

 

Anna Yusim on Humanistic Psychiatry in Hearing Critical Voices: An Eric Maisel Solutions Introduction to 60 Mental Health Innovators, Thought Leaders and Survivors (8/12/16), Kindle Loc 1177-1242. 

 

Radio Shows

Monthly & Quarterly Radio Shows (replays of most shows available on www.annayusim.com/copy-of-media)

Monthly Radio Show – “I Hear You” on Preferred Radio with hosts Joel Markel & Marianne Levy on WOBM, WMTR, WCTC, WBNJ & WNJR Radio, syndicated on Townsquare Media. 22 episodes aired from 7/18/17 – present


Monthly Radio Show – “Ask Dr. Anna” with Ellie Newman on 88.5 KDPI FM. 16 episodes aired from 9/4/17 – 2/7/19


Quarterly Radio Show – “Brainfood From the Heartland” with host Louie B. Free on WGFT & WASN RADIO. 5 appearances on episodes: 1/9/17, 8/7/17, 3/30/18, 6/28/18, 4/1/19

Other Radio Shows 

“Violence in the Media” with Rabbi Joseph Potasnik on 1010 WINS Radio (4/3/22).


“The Rev and the Rabbi” with hosts Reverend AR Bernard and Rabbi Joseph Potasnik on 77 WABC Radio (12/9/20).


“The Health Hub Radio Show & Podcast” with host Cathy Biase – Dr. Anna Yusim & Marla Maples speak on Moving Past the Fear of COVID-19 (6/3020).


“Real Talk Live” with host Jack McAdoo: bit.ly/realtalkshowyusim (10/21/19).


“The Rev & The Rabbi” with hosts Reverend Bernard and Rabbi Potasnik on 77 WABC Radio (5/12/19).


“Religion on the Line” with hosts Rabbi Potasnik and Deacon McCormack on 77 WABC Radio (7/29/18).


“Perri Peltz Show” on SiriusXM Channel 109 (2/27/18).


“Remarkable Woman” with host Florine Mark on WATZ AM, Fresh 100.3 FM, WWCK AM (11/8/17).


“Alvin Augustus Jones Show” on WCBQ AM/Oxford, NC (11/2/17).


“Interviews & Interactions” with host Linda Strasburg on KTKK (10/7/17).


“The Mighty Mess” with host Irene Robinson on KWCL FM (10/4/17).


“The Jim Engster Show” on WPRB FM Radio Talk 107.23 (10/3/17).


“Frankie Boyer Lifestyle Show” syndicated on the Lifestyle Radio Network (6/28/17, 10/2/17).


“Conscious Talk Radio” hosted by Brenda Michaels & Rob Spears on KKNW & KSBN RADIO (9/6/17).


“Focus” with host Dan Miller on WVOX Radio (8/23/17).


“Straight Talk” with host Nick Lawrence on WEEU Radio (8/21/17).


“In the Spirit” with host Gary Goldberg on WRPI Radio (8/10/17).


“New American Health Talk Radio” with host Kris Costello on KINS RADIO (8/9/17).


“Spotlight” with host Stacey Pinkerton on Talk Radio Europe (Malaga, Spain), syndicated across 120 countries (8/9/17).


“In the Author’s Voice (NPR) & Morning Conversation” with host Jeff Williams on WSIU FM (8/7/17).


“Interviews & Interactions” with host Linda Strasberg on KTKK Radio (8/5/17).


“The Lillian McDermott Radio Show” syndicated all over Florida on WMEL Radio (7/31/17).


“The Patricia Raskin Show” syndicated worldwide on VoiceAmerica (7/20/17).


“What Women Must Know” with Dr. Sherrill Sellmann on PRN.FM on National Bustle Website (7/18/17).


“Steve Hexom Show” on KBUR Radio (7/12/17).


“Women’s Watch” with host Ellen Sherman on WBZ Radio News Radio 1030/CBS Radio Boston (7/12/17).


“The Jim Engster Show” syndicated on WPRB FM Radio Talk 107.23 (7/12/17).


“The Morning Show” with host Jim Berni on WNPQ Radio the Light (7/11/17).


“Good Mornings” with host Chris Oaks on WFIN AM 1330 Radio (7/11/17).


“Healthy U Radio Show” with hosts Randy & Heliene Tobler on KMEM FM 10.5 (7/11/17).


“Breakfast with Bob” with host Bob Langstaff on WAMV Radio (7/10/17).


“Health Notes” with host Kinshasha Kambui on KFAI Radio (7/10/17).


“The Diane Jones Show” on KLPW RADIO, aired in 6 countries (7/7/17).


“Something You Should Know” with host Mike Caruthers syndicated on the Strand Media Group to over 160+ stations nationwide (7/6/17).


“Rick & Jane in the Morning” on Living Well Segment on Mondays on WINA Radio (7/3/17).


“Frank Truatt Morning Show” with co-host Taylor Sterling on WTBQ RADIO (6/30/17).


“It’s Your Turn” with host Dave Malarkey on WISR Radio (6/30/17).


“Just for the Health of It” with host Suzy Glasscock on KOKX Radio (6/30/17).


“The Morning Show” with host Chuck Kramer on WEAG Radio (6/29/17).


“It’s Your Health” with host Lisa Davis syndicated nationwide (6/29/17).


“The Morning News” with host John Chalfant on WLTP Newstalk 910 AM Radio (6/29/17).


“The Dr. Pat Show” on KKNW RADIO 1150 and Transformation Talk Radio; aired in Boston, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Australia, Hong Kong, as well as other markets nationwide and internationally (6/29/17).


“Strategies for Living” with host Dr. David McMillen PhD on KEEL AM 710 Radio (6/28/17).


“The Morning Show” with host Warren Lawrence on WKNY AM Radio (6/28/17).


“The Valder Beebe Show” on KKVI FM/ 89.9 am & KBER 101.3 FM Radio (6/28/17).


“The Mountain Life (NPR)” with host Lynn Ware Peek on KPCW FM, an NPR affiliate (6/28/17).


“That Got Me Thinking” with host Ellie Newman on KDPI FM 88.5 (6/28/17).


“Mary Jane Popp Show” on KAHI Radio (6/28/17).


“Big Mornings” with host Ted Ehlen on WBEL AM Radio (6/27/17).


“Bill Lusby Morning Show” on WNAV Radio (6/27/17).


“The Doctor’s Office” with host Debbie Johnson on KWIX AM & FM Radio (6/27/17).


“Health Matters: Am Ocala” with hosts Larry Whitler & Robin MacBlaine on WOCA Radio (6/27/17).


“Health Beat & 60 Seconds to a Healthier You” with host Kathryn Davis on WAKG 103.3 FM & WBTM 1330 Radio (6/27/17).


“The Clemens Report” with host John Clemens on IRN-USA National Radio and Audio News Release (6/27/17).


“Frankie Boyer Health Show” on WMEX Radio (6/27/17).


“Health Check” with host Heidi Godman on WSRQ 106.9 FM & 1220 AM Radio (6/27/17).


“The Power of Forgiveness” on Sirius XM Radio (6/25/17).


“The Healer’s Journey” with host Tom Fuld (12/5/16).

Podcasts

“Head Talks:” Listening to the Still Quiet Voice Within, hosted by Kirstie Hepburn (6/16/21).
“Fit for Joy Podcast:” A Spiritual Path: How to Live a Vibrant, Fulfilled Life, hosted by Valeria Teles (6/21/21).
“The Mostly Balanced Podcast:” Love & Dating in the Time of COVID with hosts Mia and Carleigh Ferrante (5/14/21).
Inner Sanctum: One Year Anniversary Episode with Dr. Eben Alexander and Karen Newell (4/23/21).
“The Lindsey Elmore Show Podcast:” Spirituality & Mental Health with host Lindsey Elmore (3/22/21).
“The Inspired Life Podcast” with host Maggie O’Dea (3/4/21).
“The Happy Student Doc Podcast:” Why Reason and Logic Will Only Get You So Far with host Heather Frederick (3/3/21).
“The Anxiety at Work Podcast:” Mental Wellness & a Healthy Workplace with hosts Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick (2/5/21).
“Anna Raimondi Podcast’ with Dr. Eben Alexander & Karen Newell (1/15/20).
“The Radical Vitality Podcast” with host Kanchan Koya PhD (1/12/21).
“The MindBodyGreen Podcast” with host Jason Wachob (11/19/20).
“Talking to the Dead in Suburbia” with host Anna Raimondi (11/15/20).
“GRACE under Pressure” with host John Baldoni (7/27/20).
“Soul Secrets Podcast” with host Robyn Taffe (7/17/20).
“Bregman Leadership Podcast” with host Peter Bregman (6/23/20).
“What’s Next Podcast” with Julie Rosenberg MD and hosts John Baldoni and Rhett Power (6/10/20).
“Learn Skin Podcast” with host Dr. Raja Simavani (5/11/20).
“Authentic Parenting Podcast” with host Anna Seewald (5/8/20).
“Coping with COVID Podcast” with host Dr. Allie Sharma (5/6/20).
SoulShine #2 with Dr. Anna Yusim & Marla Maples – on Instagram Live (5/5/20).
InnerSanctum Podcast with hosts Dr. Eben Alexander and Karen Newell (5/4/20).
SoulShine with Dr. Anna Yusim & Marla Maples – on Instagram Live (4/26/20).
“Unapologetically Abundant Podcast” with host Petia Kolibova (11/22/19).
“The MindBodyGreen Podcast” with hosts Olessa Pindak & Jason Wachob (9/20/19).
“The Mosaic Podcast” with host Daniel Bruce Levin (8/30/19). 
“Women of Impact” with host Lisa Bilyeu (8/22/19).
“Duff the Psych” with Dr. Robert Duffy (8/2/19).
“Earn Your Happy Podcast” with host Lori Harder (7/22/19).
“Thriving after Divorce” with host Tanya Dube (7/1/19).
“Radically Loved” with host Rosie Acosta (3/26/19).
“Ignite Intimacy Podcast” with host Laura Aiisha (1/22/19).
“Real Talk” with host Dr. David Anderson (1/8/19).
“Home Energy Design” with host Amanda Gates (10/4/18).
“The National Wellness Institute Podcast” with host Caroline Carlson (8/3/18).
“The Health Hub Podcast” with host Cathy Biase (2/24/18, 8/2/18).
“Natural Born Alchemist” with host Alex (7/15/18).
“The Dr. Taz Show” with host Dr. Taz (4/28/18).
“The Rehab” with host Dr. Mark Leeds (4/28/18).
“Out of the Fog” with host Karen Hager (3/6/18).
“The Unmistakable Creative Podcast” with host Srini Rao (2/21/18).
“Harvesting Happiness” with host Lisa Cypers Kamen (2/7/18).
“Thoughts Become Things” with host Neo Positivity (1/10/18).
“One Idea Away” with host Luke Ioria (1/2/18).
“Scratch Your Own Itch” with host Logan Tyler Nelson (1/1/18).
“New Thought Channel Podcast” with host Mitch Horowitz (11/15/17).
“Love Ed Loves” with host Isabell Springer (10/21/17).
“Spirit Matters” with co-hosts Philip Goldberg and Dennis Raimondi (10/16/17).
“Rise of Humanity” with host Chris Karmayar (9/14/17).
“Financially Ever After” with host Stacy Francis (9/6/17).
“Soul in Wonder” with hosts Chris and Sara (8/25/17).
“Spirituality and Health” with host Rabbi Rami (8/23/17).
“The Science of Spirituality” with host Michelle Huang (8/16/17).
“Something You Should Know” with host Mike Carruthers (7/27/17).
“That Got Me Thinking: Fulfilled” with host Ellie Newman (7/3/17).
“The Urban Monk’s Podcast” with host Pedram Shojai (7/3/17).
“Psychiatry, Meet Spirituality” with host Julie Chan (3/24/17).
“All Possibilities: New Beginnings” with host Julie Chan (3/14/17).


Webinars, Summits & Virtual Retreats

Journey to Self: How to Thrive after Divorce, hosted by Genea Miller (3/22/22).
Unlock the Keys of Success and Harmony: How to De-Clutter Your Life, hosted by Stephanie Radler (2/23/22).
How to Create Freedom, Vitality and Integrity In Your Life and Work, hosted by Sandra Raman (1/27/22).
Accessing Your Best Life: A Virtual Summit Hosted by Marianna Manessi (1/3/22).
Secrets to Career Success: A Woman’s Virtual Leadership Summit, hosted by Tara Reinbolt (7/19/21).
The Quantum Mental Health Summit hosted by Dona Biswas, MD (6/11/21).
Virtual Purpose Retreat, hosted by Julie Chan (6/9/21).
The Evolution of Mind, Body & Spirit at The Bridge Healing Arts Center in Farmington, CT (6/24/21).
A Spiritual Path: How to Live a Vibrant, Fulfilled Life, hosted by Valeria Teles (6/21/21).
Head Talks: Listening to the Still Quiet Voice Within, hosted by Kirstie Hepburn (6/16/21).
Does Brilliance Necessitate Madness: A Psychological Examination of the Nature of Genius, The Creativity Conference, a virtual event hosted by Maxim Jago (6/15/21).
The Quantum Mental Health Summit hosted by Dona Biswas, MD (6/11/21).
Virtual Purpose Retreat, hosted by Julie Chan (6/9/21).
The Art of Relationship: A Interview Series hosted by Hannah Fey (4/27/21).
The Healing Space Webinar with host Cathy Biase (2/18/21). 
“Creating Holistic Happiness” with host Ashley Ghose (1/16/21).
“Spiritual Journey Summit” with host Maggie O’Dea (11/6/20).
“The Integrated Feminine Online Symposium” with host Aaron Kleinerman (9/7/20).
“Unleash the Healer Within” with Shadi Aghaghzvini (7/7/20).
“The Body Confidence Breakthrough” with hosts Shawn Marshall & Candice Johnson (5/22/20).
“Healer, Heal Youself” Summit with host Hisla Bates, MD (4/28/20).
“Thriving After Divorce” with host Tanya Dube (10/23/19).
“Shift Your Mindset” with host Susannah Juteau (9/9/19).
“True Path Entrepreneur Spiritual Business Summit” with host Beth Weinstein (8/14/19). 
“Spirit Revolution: Find Your Soul Purpose, Claim Your Power and Activate Healing” with host Kiran Kaur (4/16/19).
“The Soul Aligned Life Virtual Retreat” with host Toni-Anne Campbell (12/26/18).