Dr. David Kahn is a psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience providing individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, and medication management. He has particular specialty in interpersonal issues (individual and group sessions), mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), and personality disorders.
Dr. Kahn uses psychoanalytic and psychodynamic approaches, which focus on releasing one's repressed emotions and experiences as well as developing self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior. He provides medication management to those patients who he feels might benefit from biological remedies alongside talk therapy.
Dr. Kahn received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School, and completed residencies in General Psychiatry and in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at St. Vincent's Medical Center. In addition to his private practice, he has trained and supervised other psychotherapists as well as clinicians and residents of Brown University Medical School.
Interpersonal issues - Addresses interpersonal challenges as a couple, parent, family member, or friend; offers clients the option of joining his interpersonal group sessions which run throughout the year
Mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder) - Works with clients with mood disorders
Personality disorders - Enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience; includes narcissistic, dependent, and borderline personality disorders
Medication management - Optimizing medication use to treat psychiatric conditions
Anxiety disorders - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Parenting - Helping parents with their own issues within the context of supporting children
ADD/ADHD - Managing ADHD and its effects on decision making, studies, relationships, and work; helping with organizational challenges
Compulsive behaviors - Including compulsive overeating, compulsive spending
Existential challenges - Questioning purpose, spirituality, existence; finding one’s path and voice, especially when it differs from society's expectations
Impulse control issues - Including hair pulling, nail biting, skin picking
Insomnia - Sleep hygiene; sleep issues related to anxiety and life transitions
David Kahn is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private Practice, 1991 - Present
St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center, Residency, 1983 - 1991
University of Texas Medical School, MD, 1983
Rhode Island: MD10341
New York: 177713
This weekly group is for adults seeking to improve their communication skills and receive emotional support from others in an interactive environment.
"Dr. Kahn is thoughtful, ethical, and well trained with extensive experience."- Katherine Kahr, LICSW • February 2017
"Dr. Kahn is very dedicated to his patients and passionate about his work. His level of professionalism, his knowledge of the field, and his clinical skill are superior, in my opinion. He also brings an emotional sensitivity and his own personality to his work, which I find particularly powerful and impressive. I would refer anyone to Dr. Kahn who is interested in healing from any emotional disturbance and/or just interested in gaining control of their life."- Suzanne Bowman, LICSW • January 2017
"Dr. Kahn has all of the qualities a patient/client would want in a therapist and pharmacologist. He is warm, empathic, caring, and compassionate. He is knowledgeable about contemporary pharmacology and psychotherapy."- Peter G. Erickson, PhD • January 2017