Robin Stern, Ph.D. is a licensed psychoanalyst, educator, and author, with over twenty five years of experience treating individuals, couples, and groups. Stern holds a doctorate in Applied Psychology from New York Univeristy and a post doctoral certificate in psychoanalytic group psychotherapy from the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health. She is on the faculty of Teacher’s College, Columbia University, as well as the Training institute for Mental Health in New York, and is a consultant at Yale University’s Health, Emotion, and Behavior Lab. Additionally, Stern is one of the lead facilitators and a senior supervisor for the Inner Resilience Program, created post September 11, to help educators build resilience and coping skills. Stern is a founding member of the Woodhull Institute and has created and facilitated workshops for women in personal and professional development for 15 years. She has been a guest on many local and national radio shows and has traveled widely to lecture at the Jr. League, The American Psychological Association, The National Association for Domestic Violence Prevention, Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders, Dove Campaign for Real Beauty, Yale University, Columbia University, among others. She lives in Riverdale with her husband and two children.