Grant H. Brenner, MD

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

406/506 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10014, USA

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Grant Hilary Brenner, MD, DFAPA is a psychiatrist known for enabling his clients to overcome stubborn obstacles, unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit, and maintaining resilience. Dr. Brenner brings nearly two decades of consultation, workshops, speaking engagements, therapy, and coaching to his clients, who range from individuals seeking to overcome emotional obstacles to leaders seeking to function better in the workplace. He emphasizes a humanistic and integrative perspective, working flexibly and creatively to tailor therapy to the individual.

Dr. Brenner is Board-Certified, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. He is on faculty at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, former Director of Trauma Service at the William Alanson White Institute and Co-Chair of Vibrant Emotional Health's Crisis and Emotional Care Team Advisory Board, Co-Chair of the Disasters, Trauma and Global Health Committee of the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, and CEO and Co-Founder of Neighborhood Psychiatry. With Dr. Fara White, Dr. Brenner co-hosts the Doorknob Comments podcast.

Dr. Brenner is co-author of Irrelationship: How We Use Dysfunctional Relationships to Hide from Intimacy, Relationship Sanity: The Art of Creating Healthy Relationships, and most recently Making Your Crazy Work for You: From Trauma and Isolation to Self-Acceptance and Love, an author and editor of the book Creating Spiritual and Psychological Resilience: Integrating Care in Disaster Relief Work, and has published a number of book chapters and papers. He is sole author of the popular Psychology Today blog entitled ExperiMentations.

He is an experienced consultant, lecturer and teacher on subjects including resilience and self-care, psychotherapy theory and practice, trauma and neurobiology, organizational dynamics and disaster mental health. Dr. Brenner has appeared regularly in national media spots addressing a variety of subjects.

He is a 2004 recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation for his disaster mental health work in New York City following September 11th. He is the first recipient of the Ivan Goldberg Distinguished Service Award for his efforts to bring mental health awareness to a wider and more diverse audience.

Education

  • Medical School: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Residency in Psychiatry: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Certificate in Psychoanalysis: William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology

  • Certificate in Organizational Dynamics: William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology

  • New York University (Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis)

  • Dissociative Disorders Psychotherapy Training: International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

  • Residency in Surgery: Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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