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JOEL GOLD, M.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He evaluates and treats adults in his private practice in Manhattan. Dr. Gold practices both psychotherapy and medication management.
Dr. Gold graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University, earning a B.Sc. in Neuroscience, with honors, and an M.D.C.M. from McGill University. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center. Dr. Gold is the co-founder of the Tibetan Support Group, which he led for five years, at the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. He was Unit Chief of the Inpatient Psychiatric Training Unit at Bellevue, became Bellevue’s Director of Psychiatric Emergency Services and finally the hospital’s Director of the Psychiatric Outpatient Division.
Dr. Gold is a regular contributor to Edge.org and his work has been profiled in The New Yorker and The New York Times, on This American Life, and elsewhere. Dr. Gold has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Psychiatry, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, The Journal of Traumatic Stress, The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders, The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, and The American Journal of Epidemiology.
His first book, Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness was published in 2014.