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• Medical/Residency Education
• Psychoanalytic Education
• Research in Psychiatric/Psychoanalytic Education
• Faculty Development
• Curriculum Development and Learning Objectives
• Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Medication
• Psychoanalytic Writing
Deborah L. Cabaniss, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Director of Psychotherapy Training in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia. In that role she teaches psychodynamic psychotherapy to residents and coordinates teaching and supervising of all psychotherapy in the residency. She is the winner of numerous teaching awards, including the Edith Sabshin award from the American Psychoanalytic Association and teacher of the year awards from residents and candidates at Columbia. She has published numerous articles related to psychoanalytic and psychiatric education and has just finished a term on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is also a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She is a graduate of Yale University and the Columbia University College of Physicians, and she completed her psychoanalytic training at Columbia. She has conducted faculty workshops for the Baltimore/Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, The St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute, and the Albert Einstein department of psychiatry. In October 2009, she was the Teichner scholar-in-residence at the Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry. She is currently writing a book on psychodynamic psychotherapy for residents and trainees that will be published by Wiley Blackwell.
Cabaniss, DL; Beyond Dualism: Psychoanalysis and Medication in the 21st century. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 2001; 65(2): 160-1.
Cabaniss, DL, Schein, J, Rosen, P, Roose, SP; Candidate Progression in Analytic Institutes: A Multicenter Study. International Journal of Psychoanalysis 2003; 84:77-94.
Cabaniss DL, Bosworth, H; The Aim of the Training Analysis. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 2006; 54 (1): 203-229.
Cabaniss DL; Becoming a school: Developing learning objectives for psychoanalytic education. Psychoanalytic Inquiry 2008; 28: 262-277.
Cabaniss DL, Graver, R; Mapping the Macroprocess. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 2008; 56 (4): 1249-1260.
Roger MacKinnon Teacher of the Year Award (New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University psychiatry residency) Member, Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) Charles W. Bohmfalk Award for Teaching (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) Teichner Scholar, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry John O’Connor Award for Medical Student Teaching Howard Klar Teacher of the Year Award