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Samuel L. Pauker, M.D., and Miriam Arond


Samuel L. Pauker, M.D., is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and psychopharmacologist who specializes in the treatment of depression and anxiety. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and he is on the faculty at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Pauker sees both individuals and couples in his psychiatric practice, based in New York City.

Pauker has presented at conferences nationwide about marriage and post-traumatic stress disorder (focusing on staff in a hospital burn unit), and has co-chaired monthly meetings for mental health professionals for over two decades, focusing on psychoanalysis, religion, and spirituality. He has also been a guest on Oprah, the CBS Morning Show, Geraldo, NPR, and dozens of other TV and radio shows and podcasts. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and completed his residency at New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical College.

Miriam Arond is a writer, editor, and communications executive. She is a co-author (with Samuel L. Pauker) of The First Year of Marriage: What to Expect, What to Accept and What You Can Change, which has been published in six editions and translated into several languages. She is also the former Editor in Chief of Child and American Health magazines and was Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute. She has been interviewed on Today, Good Morning America, CNN American Morning, CBS Early Show, NPR Talk of the Nation, and dozens of other TV shows, radio programs, and podcasts. She has presented research about American attitudes and behaviors regarding marriage, food, health, and sustainability at many thought leadership conferences. Arond earned her B.A. degree in English literature at the University of Pennsylvania and her M.S. degree in Journalism at New York University.

Dr. Pauker and Miriam Arond are working on a forthcoming book about a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating depression.

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