Stefan Pasternack, MD, Psychiatry, Boca Raton, FL


Psychiatry Boca Raton, FL

Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry Charles E Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. Faculty Florida Psychoanalytic Center; Previously Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine Faculty

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Education & Training

  • Baltimore Washington Institute for PsychoanalysisOTHER_TRAINING
  • University Hospital - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University Hospital - University of Cincinnati College of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • UCLA Affiliated Hospitals
    UCLA Affiliated HospitalsINTERNSHIP
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Georgetown University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Cornell UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2000 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1971 - 2011
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 1969 - 2008
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1968 - Present
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1966 - 1972
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Psychoanalyst Award South East Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, 2016
  • Practitioner of the Year Florida Psychiatric Society, 2014
  • Practitioner of the Year Award Florida Psychiatric Society, 2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • "Boundaries: Ally of the Therapist"  
    Pasternack, S.A., Perspectives, Journal of the Renfrew Center Foundation, 1/1/2016
  • Homicide Bereavement: Assessment and Psychotherapy  
    Stefan A Pasternack, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 2/2001
  • "Homicide Bereavement: Diagnostic Assessment and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy"  
    Pasternack, S.A., Journal of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 1/1/1995
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • "Psychoanalytic Theories of Love and Love Triangles" 
  • "50 Shades of Grey and Erotic Fantasy" 
    New York, NY - 1/14/2016
  • "Breaking Away and Adolescent Development" 
    Clearwater, FL - 1/10/2016
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  • "Stress in Practice and Ten Tips for Avoiding Burnout" 
    Pasternack, S.A., On Call Magazine, Palm Beach County Medical Society
  • "Love and The American Psyche" 
    Bristol, C. and Pasternack, S., COSMOS 2001, The Journal The Cosmos Club of Washington, DC
  • "Medical Malpractice Lawsuits and Their Harmful Effects Upon Physicians" 
    Pasternack, S.A., Montgomery Medicine
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  • Member, Palm Beach County Medical Society, Education Council 2013 - Present
  • Chair, Florida Psychiatric Society PsychotherapyCommittee 2006 - Present
  • Chair, Florida Psychaitric Society Continuing Education Committee 2007 - 2013

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