Alexandra Sacks, MD is a Reproductive Psychiatrist, advanced candidate at The Columbia University Psychoanalytic Center for Training and Research, New York Times Contributor, and Spring 2018 TED Resident. Her article “The Birth of a Mother” was the #1 most read article of 2017 for the New York Times Well-Family Section and has been featured in Time Magazine, Elle, Slate, and NPR. She serves on advisory boards for the American Psychoanalytic Association and Columbia Psychoanalytic to advance communication about mental health with the media, and TendLab to advance the success of mothers in the workplace. She served as the Benjamin Rush Scholar in the DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry and the Humanities and Medicine Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine via Amherst College. She has specialty Fellowship training in Reproductive Psychiatry from New York Presbyterian/Columbia.


Dr. Sacks is an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified psychiatrist who works in consultation and ongoing treatment. In addition to general psychiatry/psychotherapy, she is one of a small  group of medical doctors worldwide who have received specialty fellowship training in Reproductive Psychiatry.


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