Deborah Serani


Psychologist, Author, Media Expert

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”

~ Havelock Ellis, Psychologist

About Dr. Deborah Serani

Dr. Deborah Serani is a go-to media expert on psychological issues, with interviews in ABC News, The Associated Press, The Chicago Tribune, CNN, The Daily Beast, Newsday, The New York Times and radio station programs at CBS and NPR, just to name a few. She writes for Psychology Today, the "Ask The Therapist" column at Esperanza Magazine and has worked as a technical advisor for the NBC television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In practice over twenty five years in Smithtown, New York. Dr. Serani is also an award-winning author and professor at Adelphi University with research interests in depression and trauma.

Dr. Serani’s Expertise

Keynote and Professional Speaker

  • National and International Conferences
  • Quotable Sound Bites
  • Factual, Reliable Information
  • Presented at Over 100 Venues


  • AM, FM & Satellite Radio Experience
  • Breaking News Commentary
  • Live and Taped Segment Work
  • Skilled in Vocal Elements

Television and Print

  • Breaking & Developing News
  • Health and Wellness Segment Guest
  • Expert for Mental Health Queries
  • Technical Advisor for Script / Dialogue

Dr. Deborah Serani’s Books

"Living with Depression"  won the 2011 Silver Medal Book of the Year Award. Read more here.




"Depression and Your Child" won the  2013 Gold Medal Book of the Year Award. Read more  here.