Richard P. Brown

Richard P. Brown

Richard P. Brown, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University and a graduate of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Brown is a co-author of more than 100 scientific articles, books and chapters and is a certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), qigong, yoga  and meditation. He gives 100+ lectures and courses every year. Dr. Brown’s neurophysiological theory explains the benefits of yogic breathing for health and stress resilience. He develops mind-body workshops for peak performance, healthcare professionals, military, disaster survivors, refugees, the 9/11 community and the general public. 

List of Publications:

Brown RP, Gerbarg PL. Breathing Techniques in Psychiatric Treatment. In Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice, edited by Gerbarg PL, Brown RP and Muskin PR. Washington D.C., American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2017, 241-250.

Gerbarg PL, Brown RP, Streeter CC, Katzman M, Vermani M. Breath Practices for Survivor and Caregiver Stress, Depression, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Connection, Co-regulation, Compassion. Integrative and Complementary Medicine OBM, April 2019. DOI: 10.21926/obm.icm.1903045

Gerbarg PL, Wallace G, Brown RP. Mass disasters and mind-body solutions: Evidence and field insights. International Journal of Yoga Therapy. 2011. 2(21):23-34.



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