Dr. Nina E. Cerfolio, MD

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Dr. Nina E. Cerfolio, MD

Psychiatry | Female

Nina E Cerfolio MD PC, New York, NY 2 5th Ave Ste 5, New York, NY 10011 Get Directions
(212) 414-0531

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As a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I work with patients in a nonjudgmental, collaborative partnership to focus on constructive steps towards improving emotional wellness. For many years, I've been working with patients to relieve emotional suffering through dialogue, self- exploration, and reflection. In my practice, I use psychoanalytic and solution based therapies to guide my patients to transcend life challenges and emotional obstacles.Read more

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Dr. Nina E. Cerfolio, MD says

It is an honor and inspirational to be trusted to work with each of my patients and see their change. I appreciate all your time in providing a patient survey. This will help me provide the best care. If you feel that you received great service, please tell a family member of friend.

in New York, NY |
With a combination of advanced skills, compassion, dedication, strength, and kindhearted spirit, Dr. Cerfolio is truly an exceptional psychiatrist. I can honestly say that working with Dr. Cerfolio has had a very significant and positive impact on my life; for which I am so very grateful.
in New York, NY |
Nina is always great to work with as she brings energy, enthusiasm, and compassion to her work.
in New York, NY |
My appointments have been extremely helpful and have helped me think of my situation in a new way. She is patient and alert and she listens to what I have to say.
in New York, NY |
Easy to talk to, empathetic, professional but a real person!
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychoanalysis

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

Dr. Cerfolio says..

As a psychiatrist with over 29 years of practice, I have extensive medical training as a consultation/ liaison psychiatrist and postgraduate training as a psychoanalyst. My approach to patient care is empathic, holistic, and individualized. Special interests are in fostering creativity as a way to find relief from pain and suffering.

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  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Traumatic Shock

Procedures Performed

Dr. Cerfolio says..

As a national and international trauma psychiatrist, I have worked with the homeless in New York City, victims of ground zero, refugees of the Chechen genocide, and Nepalese people in the most remote region of Nepal who do not recieve medical care. As part of my humanitarian work, I appeared on WNBC news many times in an attempt to calm New Yorkers' fears due to subsequent anthrax poisoning of the postal workers and other perceived terror threats. My counseling workers at Ground Zero was featured in the Yomiuri Shimbun, which is a Japanese national newspaper and has the largest newspaper distribution in the world. In addition, I co-created "The Grief Relief Network" to allow family members who lost loved ones connect with each other to provide additional emotional support.

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  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Stress Management

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    St Vincent Hosp
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Grinnell College

    Graduated in 1982

  • Other Education
    Nyu Postdoctoral Program In Psychoanalysis

    Completed in 2012

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Dr. Cerfolio'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
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cerfolio's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cerfolio

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Cerfolio's Care Philosophy

As a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I work with patients in a nonjudgmental, collaborative partnership to focus on constructive steps towards improving emotional wellness. For many years, I've been working with patients to relieve emotional suffering through dialogue, self- exploration, and reflection. In my practice, I use psychoanalytic  and solution based therapies to guide my patients to transcend life challenges and emotional obstacles.

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Dr. Cerfolio says...

As a psychiatrist with over 29 years of practice, I have extensive medical training as a consultation/ liaison psychiatrist and postgraduate training as a psychoanalyst. My approach to patient care is empathic, holistic, and individualized. Special interests are in fostering creativity as a way to find relief from pain and suffering.

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Dr. Cerfolio says...

As a national and international trauma psychiatrist, I have worked with the homeless in New York City, victims of ground zero, refugees of the Chechen genocide, and Nepalese people in the most remote region of Nepal who do not recieve medical care. As part of my humanitarian work, I appeared on WNBC news many times in an attempt to calm New Yorkers' fears due to subsequent anthrax poisoning of the postal workers and other perceived terror threats. My counseling workers at Ground Zero was featured in the Yomiuri Shimbun, which is a Japanese national newspaper and has the largest newspaper distribution in the world. In addition, I co-created "The Grief Relief Network" to allow family members who lost loved ones connect with each other to provide additional emotional support.

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Dr. Cerfolio says...

It is an honor and inspirational to be trusted to work with each of my patients and see their change. I appreciate all your time in providing a patient survey. This will help me provide the best care. If you feel that you received great service, please tell a family member of friend.