Kathleen Lyon M.D.
Kathleen A. Lyon MD is a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in practice in New York City for nearly 30 years. She graduated from and is on the faculty of the Psychoanalytic Association of New York, (PANY), and is a training analyst there. She teaches and supervises in psychiatric residency and psychoanalytic training programs, and also supervises privately.
In addition, she is a student of Buddhism for over 15 years and has completed multiple meditation and study retreats. She works with adults and older adolescents with a broad range of needs, including identity, relationship, and work difficulties, as well as parenting, grief and difficulties with stage of life changes. She is interested in her client’s spiritual experience and its place in their emotional life.
She works from a modern psychoanalytic perspective informed by ego psychology, object relations, attachment theory, self-psychology and trauma psychology, as well as contemplative studies.
Currently, assistant teaching online at Dharma College “Searcher Reaches Lands Limits” a commentary on Tarthang Tulku’s “Revelations of Mind”.
Psychoanalytic and Psychiatric Training and Certifications.
2018: Member Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies, Princeton, NJ
2007: Training and Supervising Analyst, Psychoanalytic Association of New York at NYU Medical Center (PANY)
1998: Graduate of PANY, joined faculty
1992: Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
1987-91: Residency in Psychiatry, Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
1983-87: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Associate Instructor, Dharma College, Berkeley, CA,
Yearly courses taught at PANY in psychoanalytic program since graduation
Fifteen years experience supervising psychoanalytic candidates
Twenty years experience teaching and supervising residents in NYU Psychiatry residency
Recipient, 2007 NYU Department of Psychiatry Teacher of the Year.
Podcast: Psychoanalysis, Buddhism and Spiritual Bypassing with Dr. Kathleen A. Lyon | Click Here to Listen. (IPA | Off the Couch)