Dr. Jay Friedman, MD


Psychiatry | Male

Dr. Jay Friedman, MD
Dr. Jay Friedman, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Tenafly, NJ. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Holy Name Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.

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We treat the Mind, Body and Spirit as a Whole. Your Serenity and Privacy are our Priority.

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in New York, NY |
Best Psychiatrist! Am looking forward to my next session!
in Tenafly, NJ |
Top Psychiatrist and Geriatric Psychiatrist! Most compassionate and understanding and knowledgeable! Provides excellent therapy in addition to any Psychopharmacology if and when needed. Holistic approach.
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Dr. Friedman's Care Philosophy

We treat the Mind, Body and Spirit as a Whole. Your Serenity and Privacy are our Priority.

Dr. Friedman says...

Depression, sadness, loss of interest & mood issues, anxiety & panic, post traumatic stress, excessive worrying, sleep problems, stress at work or school and workplace issues of all forms, appetite and weight loss/gain issues, loneliness, lack of serenity and balance, racing thoughts, smoking cessation, fearfulness, family issues of all kinds, marital & relationship issues of all kinds, Parent - Child issues, PMS, Post-Partum Depression & Women's Health, Men's Health, OCD, addictions & impulsivity, fears & paranoias, Bipolar issues, hopelessness, adjustment, ADHD, loss and bereavement, Later life issues, Memory testing, evaluation and examination for specific forms of dementias of all sorts including correctible forms, Treatments to help protect cognition and slow down the progress of dementia and its complications which may include depression & anxiety & fearfulness & paranoia with behavioral disturbances in the context of confusion, Learning to cope with and accept issues related to the senior years for seniors and for their children and caregivers, coping with medical problems and adjusting in a healthy way to moves into assisted livings, nursing homes and rehabilitation centers and facilitation of resident's ability to thrive properly in such environments.

Medico-legal consultations regarding Competency to manage affairs and finances.

Psychopharmacology expertise with Medication Management for all issues of Psychiatry when needed.

Individual Therapy, Group Therapy & Family Therapy

Stress Relief, Acupuncture, Massage and Reiki

Support Groups, Motivation Sessions, Life Coaching

Private visits with patients in their own environment at Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Home, Hospital Step-down and Rehabilitation facilities.

Dr. Friedman says...

Private Individual Therapy Sessions, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Supportive Therapy, Treatment of Anxiety and Depression, Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, Motivation Sessions, Life Coaching, Support Groups, Stress Relief, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Treatment of  Stress causing Physical or Emotional Symptoms, Insomnia, PMS. Grief support, Healthy Weight support, Smoking-Alcohol-Substance-Cessation support. 

Holistic Mind and Body Approach including Acupuncture, Massage and Reiki at our NJ Integrative Holistic Wellness & Serenity Center at Tenafly Psychiatric Associates, L.L.C.

Life is stressful enough! Give your body and soul the advantage of a thousand year healing tradition.  Repair and find balance. Calm, relax and energize.

Memory and Dementia Evaluations, Competency Evaluations, Private care of patients at Assisted Living facilities, Independent living facilities, and Nursing Homes. Medico-Legal Consultations for Competency.

Dr. Friedman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Delusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Stress
  • Fear
  • Fear of Flying
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of Balance
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marriage Break-Up
  • Memory Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Self-Esteem Problems
  • Smoking-Related Disorders
  • Stress
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss


  • Medical School
    Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Clumbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons At Morristown Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    New Jersey Med Sch UMDNJ Univ Hosp

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Cornell University

    Completed in 2000

    Weill Med Coll Cornell University

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

    Graduated in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish

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  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Individual Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Psychological Pharmacology

Procedures Performed

  • Acupuncture
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Marital Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Wellness Coaching