Susan Jaffe, M.D. is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst. She received her medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine. She has held faculty appointments at New York University School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She currently is a faculty member of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Jaffe has been in private practice for 20+ years.
Dr. Jaffe has worked successfully with patients from their late teens to mid 70’s with problems ranging from adjustment to college, relationship issues and concerns about health and aging. She's experienced in treating job stress and worries about achieving success. Dr. Jaffe treats disorders sometimes requiring medication such as anxiety and depression.
In addition to her private practice, she supervises psychiatry residents, psychologists and social workers.
Licensure & Certifications
New York State License to Practice Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification in Psychiatry
American Psychoanalytic Association
Media & Publication
Book Review: “What You Don't Know You Know: Our Hidden Motives in Life, Business, and Everything Else", Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Vol. 58, Number 6, December 2010
Panel Report, Sex and Shame: Clinical Dilemmas, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Vol. 57, Number 5, October 2009
College Counseling: A Resident’s Perspective, Journal of American College Health, Vol. 43, Number 3, November 1994