Deborah Serani, Psy.D.

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Dr. Deborah Serani


March 9, 2016

Deborah Serani, Psy.D.


Dr. Deborah Serani is a go-to expert on psychological issues. Her interviews can be found in ABC News, Associated Press, CNN, Newsday, New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Scientific American Mind and affiliate radio station programs at CBS and NPR, just to name a few. Dr. Serani is in clinical practice over 25 years, and is an associate adjunct professor at Adelphi University, with research interests in depression and trauma. She is also the author the award winning books, ”Living with Depression,” “Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers” and “Depression in Later Life” published by Rowman & Littlefield.

What if…You Knew Depression as a Doctor and as a Patient

Dr. Deborah Serani will be talking about her personal and professional experiences living with depression at TEDxAdelphiUniversity.


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