Dr Carl Erik Fisher is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, where he teaches topics related to psychiatry, law, ethics, neuroscience, and society. He also has a private psychiatry practice, primarily focused on substance use problems and other addictive behaviors, with offices in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Today we got to know Dr Fisher and had a chat about addiction and mindfulness.

For more from Dr. Fisher, sign up on his website — http://www.carlerikfisher.com — for new content and free resources about addiction and recovery.

Dr Fisher’s writing for the public has appeared in Slate, Nautilus, Scientific American MIND and WIRED UK. He is a member of NeuWrite, Columbia University’s science writing collective, and has worked as a screenwriting consultant to the American Film Institute as a Sloan Science Mentor.


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