Dr. Deborah Serani

 

Psychologist, Author, Media Expert

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”

~ Havelock Ellis, Psychologist

About Dr. Deborah Serani

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. 

Dr. Serani’s Expertise

Psychotherapy and Consultation

  • In-Office Psychotherapy 
  • Telepsychology Psychotherapy
  • Psychoeducational Consultation 
  • Depression, Trauma, Postpartum Specialty
  • Treating Children, Adolescent & Adults

 

Keynote and Professional Speaking

  • National, International Conferences
  • Research Based Content
  • Keynote or Panel Speaker
  • Presented at Over 100 Venues
  • Published Academic Articles

 

Television Radio and Print

  • Psychological Expert
  • Breaking & Developing News Commentary
  • Health and Wellness Segment Guest
  • Quotable Sound Bites
  • Interviews Via Email, Phone or In-Person

Dr. Deborah Serani’s Books

 "Sometimes When I'm Sad" helps little ones recognize and cope with sadness. It won the 2020 Finalist Award in Children's Picture Books at the Readers' Favorite Book Awards and the International Book Awards. And is the first in a series of children's books that will be written by Dr. Deborah Serani from Free Spirit Press.

 

"The Ninth Session"    won the 2020 Suspense Book of the Year Award at the New York City Big Book Awards, and the 2020 Bronze Medal Book of the Year Award in Suspense at the Readers' Favorite Book Awards. The 2019 Suspense Winner Book of the Year Award from The Beverly Hills Book Awards. As well as a Finalist medal for Suspense in the 2019 NIEA Book Awards and the 2020 American Fiction Book Awards.

 

 

"Depression in Later Life: An Essential Guide" won the 2016 Gold Medal Book of the Year Award. Read more here.

 

 

 

"Depression and Your Child" won the 2013 Gold Medal Book of the Year Award. Read more here.

 

 

 

 

 "Living with Depression" won the 2011 Silver Medal Book of the Year Award. Read more here.