Drew Ramsey, MD is a physician, author, and farmer. He is one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using dietary change to help balance moods, sharpen brain function and improve mental health. His clinical work focuses on the treatment of depression and anxiety with a combination of psychotherapy, lifestyle modification, and psychopharmacology. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, his interests lie in using modern psychological concepts and the latest brain science to help people live their healthiest, happiest lives.
He is the co-author of 50 SHADES OF KALE (Harper/Wave 2013) and THE HAPPINESS DIET (Rodale 2011). For updates, tips, and information on brain health, food, and all things mental health, follow him on Twitter @DrewRamseyMD and Facebook for updates on brain health, food, and all things mental health.
Regularly providing expert opinion on psychiatry-related topics to the news media, he hopes to help bridge the gap between academic medicine and the public. His writing and commentary have appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Prevention, The Atlantic, Men’s Journal, in addition to his blogs The Recipe for Happiness and The Farmacy on Psychology Today. His work been featured on The Doctors Show, Nightline, WCBS “On the Couch”, ABC News, and NPR WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show .
Dr. Ramsey teaches and supervises psychiatric evaluation and in the past has taught supportive and brief dynamic psychotherapy in the Columbia University Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. He also serves as a thesis mentor for graduate students at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition. From 2005 to 2008, he directed the Audubon Continuing Day Treatment Program, a bi-lingual service for the severely mentally ill located in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan; a program of New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia Psychiatry.
Dr. Ramsey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed his specialty training in adult psychiatry at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, received an M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2000 and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Earlham College.
▪ Clinical Treatment of Depression and Anxiety
▪ Nutrition and Mental Health
▪ Alternative and Complimentary Treatments of Mood Disorders
▪ Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Dr. Ramsey sees patients in his private practice in New York City, where he provides consultations, psychotherapy, and medication management for a variety of mental health, work, and relationship issues. He also consults with individuals and organizations regarding nutrition and brain health.