Grace Caroline 'Carrie' Barron, MD

Director of Creativity for Resilience Program, Assistant Professor

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Carrie Barron is the Director of the Creativity for Resilience Program. From her days as an undergraduate at Princeton through her medical training at Tulane to her 15 years in the Psychiatry Department at Columbia University, Carrie has been passionate about the role creativity plays in health. Carrie, with her hand-surgeon husband Alton, wrote the book The Creativity Cure: How to Build Happiness With Your Own Two Hands. Eager to spread the idea that Making is Medicine, Carrie has traveled the country giving keynotes and interviews while maintaining an active blog on Psychology Today. 

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Fantasy Medicine & Life Sciences
Names Medicine & Life Sciences
Life Style Medicine & Life Sciences
Medicine Medicine & Life Sciences
Stifle Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychology Medicine & Life Sciences
Delivery of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Creativity Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2003 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

Positive Psychology in Lifestyle Medicine and Health Care: Strategies for Implementation

Lianov, L. S., Fredrickson, B. L., Barron, G. C. C., Krishnaswami, J. & Wallace, A., Sep 1 2019, In : American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 13, 5, p. 480-486 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Life Style
Delivery of Health Care

Practicing Public Politesse: Toward an Ethos of Mutual Respect

Barron, G. C. C., Jan 2 2019, In : Psychoanalytic Perspectives. 16, 1, p. 88-97 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Countertransference (Psychology)
Transference (Psychology)

Depressive rumination in an analysand after a traumatic treatment

Barron, G. C., Jun 1 2011, In : Psychoanalytic Quarterly. 80, 2, p. 287-304 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


What's in a name: What analyst and patient call each other

Barron, G. C., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. 54, 3, p. 903-917 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conflict (Psychology)
Unconscious (Psychology)
Inner Life
4 Citations (Scopus)