Zina D. Steinberg, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Pediatrics)
Dr. Zina Steinberg is a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst, couple and family therapist. She consults with family members and staff at the neonatal intensive care unit at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and is an assistant clinical professor of Medical Psychology in Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. In addition, she has consulted with the hospital's Pediatric Advanced Care Team that works with families and medical providers of children with life-limiting or life-threatening illness and is currently on the faculties of the Parent-Infant Psychotherapy Training Program and the Stephen Mitchell Center for Relational Studies.
Dr. Steinberg's interests include family-medical provider interaction, infertility and decision-making with respect to assisted reproductive technologies, managing transitions to parenthood, parent-child relationships, adaptation to illness, coping with medical uncertainty, the subtle interplay between body and mind and the effect on the family of prematurity and pediatric illness. Normal life transitions (i.e beginning a family, changing a career, retirement) that can be stressful and challenging to one's identity are of strong interest.
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