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Lisa Andermann

Cultural Psychiatry, Psychological Trauma, ACT Team

Dr. Andermann, staff psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital and with the Mount Sinai Ethnocultural Assertive Community Treatment Team and Head, Cultural Consultation Team, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Culture, Community and Health Studies, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Dr. Andermann's interests are focused around the use of cultural formulation in psychiatric assessment and practice and cultural competence training for clinicians. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has co-edited (with Dr. Steven Schachter) a book of patient narratives with epilepsy from around the world (The Brainstorms Village: Epilepsy in our World), and has written papers on cultural aspects of trauma, somatization among Ethiopian Jews in Israel, social aspects of epilepsy, and book chapters on women's mental health, mental health services for minorities, and cultural competence.