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New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212.684.5377

Barry L. Stern Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Professional Profile

Academic Appointments and Positions

2014 – Present Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
2012 – Present Associate Director, Externship Program in Clinical Psychology
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2004 – Present Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
2008 – Present Associate Instructor
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2001 – Present Fellow
Personality Disorders Institute, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Education and Training

2008 NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis,
Advanced Specialization in Couple and Family Therapy
2007 Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2001 Post-doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology
New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Medical College of Cornell University
1999 Pre-doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology
New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Medical College of Cornell University
1999 Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (adult and child tracks)
University of Missouri – Columbia
1989 Bachelor of Science Degree
Cornell University

Selected Scholarly Writings

  • PDF Clarkin, J., Caligor, E., Stern, B.L., & Kernberg, O.F. (2004). The Structured Interview of Personality Organization. Unpublished manuscript available through the Weill Medical College of Cornell University:  White Plains, New York.
  • PDF Stern, B.L., Caligor, E., Critchfield, K., Maccornack, V., Hoerz, S., Clarkin, J., Lenzenweger, M. F., & Kernberg, O.F. (2010). The Structured Interview of Personality Organization (STIPO): Preliminary psychometrics in a clinical sample. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(1), p. 35-44.
  • Stern, B.L., & Critchfield, K. (2010). Comparing self-reports of parent-child relations and working models of attachment in the incremental prediction of personality disorder symptoms. Under Editorial Review.
  • PDF Stern, B.L., Kim, Y., Trull, T., Scarpa, A., & Pilkonis, P. (2000). The Inventory of Interpersonal Problems Personality Disorder Scales:  Diagnostic efficiency and confirmatory factor results in non-clinical samples. Journal of Personality Assessment, 74, 459-471.
  • Caligor, E., Stern, B. L., Hamilton, M., MacCornak, V., Wininger, L., Sneed, J., & Roose, S. P. (2009). Why We Recommend Analytic Treatment for Some Patients and Not Others. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 57(3), 677-694.

Selected Professional Presentations

  • Stern. B.L., Diamond, D. & Yeomans, F. (2013) Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Annual conference of the American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, New York.
  • Stern. B.L., Diamond, D. & Yeomans, F. (2011) Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Third International Conference for Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, White Plains, New York.
  • Stern, B.L., Yeomans, F., Diamond, D., Clarkin, J., & Kernberg, O.F. (2009). Treatment of Narcissistic Pathology with Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santiago Chile.
  • Stern, B.L. (2008). An Evidence-based Psychodynamic Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. Grand Rounds, North Central Bronx Hospital, Bronx, New York.
  • Stern, B.L. (2006). The Structured Interview of Personality Organization (STIPO): Development, Theory, and Preliminary Psychometrics. Paper given at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Teaching and Training

2012 - Present Course Chair and Instructor, Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2012 - Present Instructor, Theory of Technique III
Contemporary Kleinian Theory and Technique
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2012 - Present Course Chair and Instructor, Systemic-Analytic Couple Therapy
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2010 Associate Instructor, Psychoanalytic Process IV
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2009 Associate Instructor,  Modules on Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorders; Psychoanalytic Models of the Mind.
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
Psychotherapy program
2009 Associate Instructor, Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2009 Associate Instructor,  Psychoanalytic Process II
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2008 Associate Instructor, Psychoanalytic Process IV
Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2004 Lead Trainer, The Structured Interview of Personality Organization
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12 of the American Psychological Association
  • International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders
  • Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine
  • American Psychoanalytic Association
  • Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

 

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