Robert J. Balaban, M.D.

Robert J Balaban

Robert J. Balaban, M.D., a physician and psychiatrist, also has a post graduate degree in psychology from the New School for Social Research, where he studied personality theory. As an adult psychotherapist and psychopharmacologist with extensive experience, Dr. Balaban has been a clinician and teacher including being on the clinical faculty of the University of Wisconsin, and Harvard Medical School. He also taught at Stanford in Palo Alto, California for the Stanford Primary Care Associate Program as a preceptor. Dr. Balaban integrates several healing psychotherapies which he has learned through intensive training with some of the most influential and skilled therapists in the United States and Europe.

Dr. Balaban’s philosophy is to address various aspects of a person’s well being including physical, psychological and spiritual dimensions. Dr. Balaban has been trained in many approaches to psychotherapy including psychodynamic, mind/body medicine, EMDR, neurolinguistic programming, focusing, meditation, and guided imagery. In addition to psychotherapy, Dr. Balaban provides medication evaluation and management. Most of his recent clinical focus has been on teaching patients meditation.

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EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing