About Madeleine Castellanos MD

Are you having the most satisfying sex that you can possibly have?  Do you feel joyfully connected to your partner?  Has your desire and joy endured and grown over your relationship?  Dr. Castellanos is a psychiatrist specializing in sexuality and sexual relationships.  She has spent over 20 years helping couples and individuals increase their passion, their satisfaction, and their desire.  She has worked one-on-one with couples and individuals, as well as running classes and seminars on sexuality, eroticism, connection, and sexual desire.  She is the author of several books, including her Amazon bestseller, Wanting To Want:  What Kills Your Sex Life and How to Keep It Alive.

Dr. Castellanos specializes in helping people find the obstacles that get in the way of having intense passion and connection.  She is committed to helping others learn about their own sexuality in order to create physical and emotional balance in their sex lives, leading to more satisfaction and powerful energy exchanges.  Through working with Dr. Castellanos, people have transformed their relationships into the passionate and mind-blowing experiences that they are truly capable of.  Find out how Dr. Castellanos can help you.

Education / Licenses / Certifications

  • MD – Ponce School of Medicine
  • NY State License – Medicine and Surgery
  • Psychiatric Residency Training – NYU School of Medicine
  • Board Certified – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Post-graduate Studies and Certificate – American Academy of Clinical Sexology
  • AASECT – Certified Sex Therapist

Professional Organizations / Memberships

  • General Member – American Psychiatric Association
  • Member – Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Professional Member – American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)
  • Full Membership – Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR)
  • Active Physician Member – International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
  • Active Member – The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
  • Member – Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)

Past Professional Activities

  • Professional Consultant – CSI NY, CBS Productions
  • Guest Lecturer – Florida Sex Therapy Institute
  • Visiting Lecturer – Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Cabrini Medical Center
  • Medical Student Teaching – Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Hospital
  • Previous Medical Student Teaching – NYU School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital

Previous Appointments

  • Attending Psychiatrist – Emergency Psychiatry, Long Island Jewish Hospital
  • Attending Psychiatrist – North Bronx Health Network
  • Clinical Assistant Professor – Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Hospital
  • Director of Mobile Crisis Unit – Bellevue Hospital Center (Division of Emergency Psychiatry)
  • Program Coordinator, ISTDP – Bellevue Hospital Center
  • Attending Psychiatrist – Bellevue Hospital Center
  • Clinical Assistant Professor – NYU School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital

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