Dr. Caroline Blackman is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, expert in the integration of in-depth talk therapy with medication, if indicated. As an undergraduate at Tufts University, she pursued her passion of understanding and healing the mind by studying Psychology. While at Tufts, Dr. Blackman was awarded The Joanne Mary Sullivan Prize for Excellence and Promise in the Field of Psychology and graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Clinical Psychology. Upon graduation from Tufts, she was offered a position in the Donald W. Pfaff laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior at The Rockefeller University where she studied the effect of steroid hormones on mood and cognition. In further pursuit of her passion, she went on to medical school at The Memorial University Faculty of Medicine in Canada to become a Psychiatrist. While there, she was awarded The Pediatrics Prize for her work with complex family psychosocial issues as well as her work with adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders.
She returned to New York to complete her internship and residency in Psychiatry at the Mt. Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center where she was promoted to Chief Resident and inducted into the Leo Davidoff Society for her excellence in teaching of medical students. Since receiving her M.D., Dr. Blackman has been named as one of the Feminist Press’s Top 40 Under 40 as well as being named to Super Doctors® Rising Stars 2013, 2014, and 2017 and Super Doctors® 2020 and 2021 in New York Times Magazine. She is currently a candidate in NYU’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy where she is a psychoanalyst in training.
Dr. Blackman opened her private practice in 2010. During this time, she worked as an Attending Psychiatrist in the Mt. Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Room where she was responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in crisis. She also led an interdisciplinary treatment team created to manage acute psychiatric emergencies. While at Mt. Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center, she was appointed Head of Medical Student and Resident Education in the Psychiatric Emergency Room, Clinical Instructor at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine and worked as a Psychotherapy and Medication Management Supervisor for Psychiatry Residents. In addition, she was a Staff Psychiatrist at The Realization Center, an intensive outpatient program, where she performed psychiatric evaluations and acted a consulting psychiatrist for psychopharmaceutical treatment of patients suffering from addictions.
Dr. Blackman is now dedicating all of her time to her private practice, seeing patients 18 and older for therapy, therapy with medication or medication management only. She also enjoys working closely with non-MD psychotherapists and psychoanalysts as the consulting psychiatrist and collaborating with internists and other medical professionals to treat more complex cases where there are non-psychiatric medical issues.