Mardi Horowtiz, MD


  • Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


  • MD, UCSF
  • Residency in psychiatry, UCSF

Research focus

Basic cognitive processes, conscious and unconscious, involved in normal and complex grief as well as development of the diagnosis of complicated grief disorder

Clinical focus

Adult psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Teaching focus

Formulation of complex cases in psychotherapy; stress response syndromes, including PTSD; most recent book: Adult Personality Growth in Psychotherapy