Dr. Robin Stern is a psychotherapist, educator, and author, who has developed, implemented, and written about personal and professional growth through self-awareness, emotional competence and ethical leadership. She is a licensed psychoanalyst in private practice, in New York City, with over twenty-five years of experience treating individuals, couples and groups.
Robin holds a doctorate in Applied Psychology, as well as a post-doctoral certificate in Psychoanalytic Group Psychotherapy. She is on the faculty of Teachers College Columbia University, and a Research Affiliate at Yale University in the Health, Emotion and Behavior Lab. Additionally, Robin is on the faculty of the Training Institute for Mental Health where she teaches courses on couples' therapy.
Robin is a founding board member of The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership, where she co-created the curriculum for the Woodhull retreat experience and continues to teach and train women of all ages.
Robin's book on psychological manipulation, entitled The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life, was published by Random House on May 1st, 2007. Robin lives in New York with her husband and two children.