Specializing in Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychotherapy, Panic Disorder, Individual Brief Psychotherapy

Fredric N Busch, MD



Dr. Fredric N. Busch is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in New York City specializing in Depression, Panic and other Anxiety Disorders, and Bipolar Disorder. His treatment approaches include psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and a lecturer in psychiatry at Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.


Dr. Busch has written and edited books on a variety of subjects, including psychodynamic treatments focused on specific disorders and combining psychodynamic psychotherapy with medication. His most recent book describes psychodynamic approaches to behavioral change. He has written multiple scholarly articles on related topics.



  • Clinical professor of psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Lecturer in psychiatry, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research


Dr. Busch attended Duke University for his undergraduate degree, University of Texas Medical School, Payne Whitney Psychiatric Residency Program and the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City.


Dr. Busch teaches courses in his areas of interest, including psychodynamic approaches to specific disorders and integrating psychotherapy and medication, for psychiatric residents and psychoanalytic candidates at a number of institutions. These include Weill Cornell Department of Psychiatry, the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, the NYU Langone Department of Psychiatry, and the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.


Dr. Busch has worked on a series of research studies on Panic and Anxiety Focused Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is currently involved in a research study on the psychodynamic treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in veterans at the Manhattan VA.




65 E 76th St, #1B
New York, NY 10021


(212) 734-0257



To schedule an appointment with Dr. Busch, you can call his office at (212)-734-0257.