“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” - Leonard Cohen
• Columbia University - Barnard College, BA
• Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD
• Jacobi Medical Center, Residency
• Columbia University - St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, Child Fellowship
Dr. Wellin is a double board certified Psychiatrist specializing in child and adolescent Psychiatry and in adult Psychiatry. She has been in private practice and worked in community clinics for over 44 years.
Dr. Wellin's practice focuses on medication management in conjunction with supportive psychotherapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. She encourages a team approach involving psychotherapists, medical doctors, and parents and family when appropriate, to provide holistic care for optimal outcomes.
Dr. Wellin received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in Bronx NY. She did her residency in adult psychiatry at Jacobi Hospital Department of Psychiatry in Bronx NY. Her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Columbia University St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital NYC followed. For the last 5 years she was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Adolescent Health Center of Mt Sinai Hospital NY. During this period she was also a consulting psychiatrist at the McShane Center for Psychological Services at Pace University.
Dr. Wellin trained at the Psychoanalytic Institute at NYU. She was certified in hypnosis by NYSEPH in NYC and she has also received training in EMDR. Dr. Wellin worked at a NYC rehab for substance abusers and was the medical director of a private program for children of substance abusers and their families. Her primary current focus is on adolescents and college-aged patients.