Mark Rubinstein, M.D., has a degree in Business Administration from NYU, he served in the U.S. Army as a field medic tending to paratroopers of the Eighty-Second Airborne Division. After his discharge, he went to medical school, became a physician, and then a psychiatrist. As a forensic psychiatrist, he has been an expert witness on many trials. As an attending psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell, he taught psychiatric residents, psychologists, and social workers while practicing psychiatry. He has coauthored five books on psychology and medicine, and lives in Connecticut with as many dogs as his wife will allow in the house. He still practices psychiatry and is busy working on fiction writing. He also blogs for The Huffington Post. His first novel, Mad Dog House, was released Fall 2012. His next book, Love Gone Mad was recently released.
This blog “Tales from the Couch” is about unusual and interesting situations I have seen during my decades of treating patients. The vignettes are from my perspective as a therapist. These compelling reads would be interesting to anyone especially in psychology, psychiatry or psychotherapy.