Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert

with Columbia University

Ask The Expert

You Ask? We answer.

World-renowned mental health leaders answer the most common real-life questions patients ask.

You’ll hear from psychiatric experts in clinical practice, education, and research, brought to you by Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

While you may be unable to change external circumstances, Ask the Expert uncovers crucial skills to deal with life’s ups and downs. 

You’ve found your new go-to mental health resource for LGBTQ+, ADHD, nutrition, anxiety, addiction, medication, and more.

Ask The Expert

Welcome Featuring Jeffrey Lieberman, MD - 12 min

Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, chairman of Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, explains the importance, now more than ever, of elevating mental health literacy and providing tools and tips to help navigate challenging situations.

Lloyd Sederer

What is Addiction? Featuring Lloyd Sederer, MD - 32 min

Lloyd I Sederer, MD, psychiatrist, public health doctor, and medical journalist, helps individuals gain an understanding of addictions, prevention, and treatment options.

Jeffrey Cohen

Coping With What You Can't Control  Featuring Dr. Jeffrey Cohen - 34 min

Jeffrey Cohen, PsyD, is a leading expert on balancing acceptance with change. He'll provide an overview of healthy ways to cope with things that are out of your control.

Helping Your Child With Anxiety  Featuring Dr. Anne Marie Albano - 43 min

Dr. Anne Marie Albano wrote the parenting guides on the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders, social phobia, and school refusal behavior. She'll provide strategies to help your child spot and cope with anxiety.

How do Antidepressants Work? Featuring Ron Winchel, MD - 23 min

Ron Winchel, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, is the expert in medications in the treatment of mood disorders.

Drew Ramsey

How Food Impacts Mental Health  Featuring Drew Ramsey, MD - 21 min

Drew Ramsey, MD, nutritional psychiatrist, author, and farmer, shares the connection between food and mood. Learn about his philosophy to eat to beat depression. He'll share his recommendations on what to eat, and what to avoid.

Ned Hallowell

Living with ADHD Featuring Ned Hallowell, MD

Ned Hallowell, MD, is an adult and child psychiatrist, and world authority on ADHD. He's helped thousands of adults and children live happy and productive lives. He actually has ADHD and dyslexia himself.

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