Dr. Falk has a longstanding interest in spirituality and, when appropriate, teaches breathing and meditation practices to her patients to help them better deal with their emotions and develop compassion. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM).
Dr. Falk has been acknowledged by her peers as among our country’s best psychiatrists as a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In addition, she was awarded the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI); the Good Neighbor Award by Goddard Riverside Community Center; and she was selected as one of the New York Super Doctors in 2011, 2012, and 2013, featured as a special advertising supplement in The New York Times Magazine section.
A graduate of Barnard College and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Falk completed two years of residency in medicine followed by a three-year residency in psychiatry, all at St Luke’s Hospital Center in New York City.