Carol W. Berman grew up in Los Angeles and studied at the University
of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate. She moved to New
York and attended NYU Medical School. Her residency in psychiatry
was spent at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. She returned to NYU
for a research fellowship, where she remains as a clinical assistant professor
in psychiatry. She is also in private practice in New York City.
When she is not writing or treating patients, she paints in acrylics,
oils or watercolors.
Dr. Berman writes a monthly column for the Huffington Post. Several of her short stories have been
published in literary magazines. She is on the editorial board of
The Bellevue Literary Review. Her first play, UNDER THE DRAGON,
was produced by The Workshop at The Neighborhood
Playhouse in 2002. Her second play, SUNSHINE SALLY, was produced in 2007. Her third play, PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT, and fourth play, BROWNSTONE BREAKDOWN, were produced by Egoactus Company in New York City.
Her nonfiction books for the public include 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT PANIC DISORDER, published by Jones and Bartlett in 2005, and PERSONALITY DISORDERS, published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins in 2009.
BLITZ IN BERLIN is a novel (not published) about a schizophrenic
man, Ike, whose grandfather survived the Holocaust. In his mind
he is transported back to the 1600's and World War II where he serves
as a golem for a cabalist.
Dr. Berman spoke at the IBREA (International Brain Education Association) Foundation.
Dr. Berman was featured in a German article about capgras syndrome.