Michael Blumenfield, M.D. relocated his practice in 2009 to Woodland Hills, California from New York where had had been the Sidney E. Frank Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College in Valhalla, a suburb of New York City. He also had a private practice in Valhalla and Scarsdale, New York.
Dr. Blumenfield has written numerous professional publications including authoring and/or editing 5 five books. He has been Speaker of the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association. In addition he has written a syndicated newspaper column for Gannett Newspapers, had a local radio program and an Internet Podcast all dedicated to educating the public about mental illness and psychiatry.
He does clinical consultations, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology with adults. Dr. Blumenfield utilizes psychodynamic , cognitive and supportive therapy as well as medication when indicated. While he usually sees patients individually, he will also work with couples.
In addition, Dr. Blumenfield has experience doing special forensic and business consultations including work with the entertainment and news media.
Under special circumstances he will see patients via SKYPE or other video connections