“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
~ Havelock Ellis, Psychologist
Dr. Deborah Serani is a psychologist, professor and an award-winning author. A go-to media expert on psychological issues, her interviews can be found at ABC News, The Associated Press, The Chicago Tribune, CNN, The Daily Beast, Newsday, The New York Times, USA Today - and radio station programs like CBS and NPR, just to name a few.
Dr. Serani is a TEDx speaker, writes for Psychology Today and has worked as a technical advisor for the NBC television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. A recurring character was named after her - Judge D. Serani - as a nod to her technical work.
A licensed psychologist in practice over 30 years in New York, Dr. Serani specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma and postpartum disorders. Dr. Serani is also a senior professor at Adelphi University, teaching graduate courses in psychopathology, psychodynamic treatment, multiculturalism, and play therapy.
Psychotherapy and Consultation
Keynote and Professional Speaking
Television Radio and Print
"Sometimes When I'm Sad" is a children's picture book to help little ones recognize and cope with sadness. It is the first in a series of books by Dr. Serani from Free Spirit Publishing."Sometimes When I'm Sad" won the 2020 Finalist Award in Children's Hardcover Fiction from the International Book Awards
"The Ninth Session" won the 2019 Suspense Book of the Year Award from The Beverly Hills Book Awards. The Shelf Unbound 2019 Notable Indie Award and a Finalist medal for Suspense in the 2019 NIEA Book Awards.