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.
“Carrie Barron is a highly creative physician, writer and speaker.”- Julie Silver, M.D., Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
“Carrie Barron offers a wealth of information to listeners--all with the wisdom of someone who's been there and coached others to tap into their creativity for healing and personal fulfillment. …Dr. Barron is a savvy guide to tapping into one's creativity, as well as a beloved writing teacher for those who want to delve deep and write from their authentic core. I am blessed to know her as a colleague.”- Lisa Tener, Guest Host for Reading with Robin Radio Show and Book Writing Coach
“Producing classes with Carrie is a breeze. In one sentence, she quotes a great thinker of our time, and references impactful studies and statistics on the next. Her story telling is captivating, and she engages her audience with genuine, deep care for her subjects at en*theos Academy for Optimal Living.”- Matt Cooke, Wisdom Development Assistant, en*theos