Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Supervisors

Don Tavakoli, MD

Dr. Tavakoli went to the New York University School of Medicine after graduating from the Pennsylvania State University. He was a resident in psychiatry at Penn and has joined the clinical faculty where he serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. He is extensively trained in a variety of psychotherapies and has a special interest in college mental health. He is a faculty member in the Assessment Clinic, a setting for teaching interviewing skills.

Newell Fischer, MD

Dr. Fischer was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Psychiatry Residency Program at the Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital.  Graduate and Faculty Member of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and certified in Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychoanalysis.  Past President of the American Psychoanalytic Association.


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