Alexandra Sacks, M.D. is widely recognized as the leading clinical expert on matrescence:  the developmental transition into motherhood. Dr. Sacks has spent the last decade of her career helping women navigate their emotional lives as a reproductive psychiatrist. She is a regular contributor to the New York Times, and her work has been featured in TIME Magazine, NPR and throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America. Board certified in psychiatry with specialty fellowship training in women’s mental health via New York Presbyterian Cornell and Columbia, she helms a private practice in New York City and serves on the advisory boards for the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center for Training and Research. In April 2019, Dr. Sacks will publish her first co-authored book, "What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood” (Simon and Schuster).


Dr. Sacks is an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified psychiatrist who works in consultation and ongoing treatment. In addition to general psychiatry/psychotherapy, she is one of a small  group of medical doctors worldwide who have received specialty fellowship training in Reproductive Psychiatry.


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