Miriam Korn

Miriam Korn joined Health Services at Columbia in 2019. Prior to HSC, Miriam was the founder and director of mental health services at Macaulay Honors College at CUNY. She previously served as a senior staff psychologist at the Baruch College Counseling Center and as an adjunct professor of clinical psychology for doctoral students at The George Washington University. She graduated from Haverford College and received her doctorate from The George Washington University. As a graduate student, she completed clinical externships at the University of the District of Columbia Counseling Center and the Lodge School (formerly Chestnut Lodge) and fellowships at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and the New York Freudian Society.

Miriam is interested in meeting with students from all walks of life and believes that therapy is an individualized, collaborative, and creative process based on each student's unique history and goals. Her professional interests include multicultural concerns, sexual and gender identity development, trauma, and intimate relationships. She recently co-authored a review of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Model -- Second Edition (PDM-II) in Psychoanalytic Quarterly and has also published her research of the psychology of romantic relationships.


  • Psy.D. and M.A., The George Washington University
  • B.A., Haverford College

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Licensed to practice psychology in the State of New York 


  • American Psychological Association, Division 39 (Psychoanalysis)