About Carrie Barron


Carrie Barron, M.D., (Grace Caroline Barron, M.D) is the Director of the Creativity for Resilience Program at Dell Medical School in Austin, Texas and a board-certified psychiatrist/psychoanalyst. She served on the faculty of the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and maintained a private practice in New York City for almost two decades. In addition to co-authoring the book The Creativity Cure (Scribner, 2012) with her hand surgeon husband, Dr. Alton Barron, Carrie has published in peer-reviewed journals, won several academic awards and presented original works on creativity and self-expression at national meetings of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Via articles, interviews and quotes, she contributes to many podcasts, radio shows, magazines and newspapers. Carrie maintains a blog on Psychology Today, is a frequent contributor to the Dell Medical School blog, and has taught at the Hudson Valley Writers Center and Columbia and is on the Honorary Board of RiverArts.

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