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Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry
Health Discovery Building, 5.814
1701 Trinity Street
Austin, Texas 78712
Resilience, Creativity, Humanities, Writing, Mood and Psychotherapy
After practicing for 20 years in Manhattan, Carrie moved to Austin to join Dell Medical School’s Re-Think Everything mission. She is Dell’s Director of the Creativity for Resilience Program and a member of the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center’s Media and Outreach Committee. In her book The Creativity Cure, (co-authored with husband Dr. Alton Barron) clinical and academic practice, Carrie integrates ancient wisdom with scientific research. Her work continues to be featured in magazines, podcasts, guest blogs and speaking events across the country.
Carrie’s writings on resilience and creativity can be found here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-creativity-cure or here: http://blog.dellmedschool.utexas.edu/author/carrie-barron/ You can join her 247,000 followers here: https://www.facebook.com/TheCreativityCure/ for a whimsical look at self and situation.
Barron, Carrie and Alton. The Creativity Cure: How to Build Happiness With Your Own Two Hands, Scribner, 2012
Barron, Carrie. “Practicing Public Politesse: Toward an Ethos of Mutual Respect,” Psychoanalytic Perspectives: An International Journal of Integration and Innovation, In Print, 2017
Barron, Carrie. “Depressive Rumination in an Analysand After a Traumatic Treatment,” The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Volume LXXX, issue 2, April,2011
Barron,GC, “What’s In A Name: What Analyst and Patient Call Each Other.” Journal of American Psychoanalytic Association, 54/3:903-917, March 2006
Barron, GC, “Silent Thoughts, Spoken Wishes: When Candidate Experience and Patient Fantasies About the Supervisor Converge,” Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 51/1: pp 155-175, March, 2003
South by Southwest, Phillips Andover Academy, Detroit Institute for the Arts, Maker Faire, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Vogue Knitting, Illinois State University, Ruth Jackson Society at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Columbia Shoulder Society, Sierra Cascade Trauma Society, Montreal Women in Leadership Conference, School Library Journal,
RiverArts, Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Politics and Prose, Book People, Silver Bay, Travis County Medical Society, DMS Grand Rounds, and the American Psychoanalytic Association.
Humanities, Heart and the Art of Medicine at Dell Medical School
Conversations with Artists Series at RiverArts
Writing as a Spiritual Practice at the Hudson Valley Writing Center
Alexander Beller Award. Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Lancaster Award for Most Caring Psychiatrist in Graduating Class, Dept. of Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine Meade-Johnson Fellow, Association for Academic Psychiatry Fellow, American Psychoanalytic Association Ethel Ginsburg Fellow, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. (Committee on College and Graduate Students) Bick Award for Outstanding Student in Psychiatry.Tulane University School of Medicine