Randall Paulsen, MD

Randall Paulsen, MD

Randall Paulsen, MD is a board certified psychiatrist, who is also fully trained as a psychoanalyst. He is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. From 2004 to 2008, he was the President of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. For 13 and a half years, he was the Director of Primary Care Psychiatry in Healthcare Associates at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and helped to build and expand the program that trained primary care physicians in issues of mental health and trained psychiatry residents in the method of optimum ways of working collaboratively with primary care doctors and nurses. He is trained as an instructor in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical Center and has an active interest in the integrative study of alternative and mind-body medicine. He offers individual mind-body consultations having to do with applying mindfulness practices on an individual basis, as well as teaching the eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program four times a year at the Osher Clinical Center. (Book an appointment)