Dr. Henry Paul, MD

Psychiatrist, Author and Educator

Books By Dr. Paul

May 12th, 2012

DR. HENRY PAUL of Carnegie Hill Psychiatric Associates is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, and the American Psychiatric Association. He is the author of four books:


When Kids Need Meds; Everything a Parent Needs to Know About Psychiatric Medication and Youngsters (2012)

Realizing that your child has a problem is scary. Learning your child is physically sick can be devastating, but discovering your child suffers from a mental disorder only adds another layer of anxiety. New diagnoses seem to come up weekly, and all the misinformation in the media about the medications used to treat mental disorders leaves many parents… READ MORE



Is My Teenager Okay? A Parent’s All-In-One Guide to the Emotional Problems of Today’s Teens (2004)

Teenagers today are faced with a far wider range of media influences., subcultures, and social choices than ever before. And for parents, it can be hard to determine when adolescents have crossed a line be-tween asserting their individuality and true eating disorders, drug or drinking problems, depression or acting out beyond the “norm” for their age group… READ MORE



Is My Child Okay? When Behavior is a Problem, When It’s Not, and When to Seek Help (2000)

Every parent has asked the question at one time or another. Now this wise and compassionate guide, written by an expert in children’s mental health, offers reassuring words for worried parents– plus concrete ways to spot the difference between a normal stage of de- velopment…and a true problem. In most cases, childhood problems will clear up with a healthy dose of common sense… READ MORE



When Kids are Mad, Not Bad; A Guide to Recognizing and Handling Your Child’s Anger (1998).

Anger is “natural, normal and appropriate” and is a problem “only when we can’t handle our… feelings constructively.” So says Paul, a psychiatrist with a family and child practice. Anger is a response, he points out, that is nearly always triggered by a sense of helplessness, the cause of which is usually apparent after observing an angry child, and? if she or he is verbal? listening… READ MORE



A licensed psychiatrist who sees people of all ages, Dr. Paul has practiced in New York City for over thirty years and has appeared on hundreds of national and local television and radio shows including; Good Morning America, The Early Show, The View, Dateline, NBC Nightly News, and is a frequent guest on the O’Reilly Factor.

He has evaluated, treated, and prescribed medication for literally thousands of young people in various settings including hospitals, outpatient public clinics, residences, foster agencies, and in private practice, and he has followed their progress over the course of many years.


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