Patricia L. Gerbarg


Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College, graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, practices Integrative Psychiatry, combining standard and complementary treatments. She researches mind-body practices for stress, anxiety, depression, veterans, disasters survivors, and stress-related medical conditions. She writes scientific articles, chapters and award-winning books on complementary and integrative treatments.

Learn more about this presenter’s work:


  • The Benefits of Conscious Breathing for Body and Mind

    Breathing practices can potentially counteract the detrimental effects of stress and trauma on emotion regulation, physical health, and the ability to experience love and compassion, according to Kripalu presenters Richard P. Brown and Patricia L. Gerbarg.