Maria T. Lymberis

Maria T. Lymberis, M.D. photo

Background and Training:

Undergraduate Degree: BA 1960, Douhlan College, Rutgers University

Post-Graduate Degree: MD 1964, USC; PhD 1978, LAPSI, Adult Psychoanalysis

Psychiatric Residency Training: 1965-1966, Mt. Sinai, New York City, in Neurology; 1966, Albert Einstein, New York City, in Psychiatry; 1966-1968, Child Fellowship, UCLA

Psychoanalytic Training: 1968-1978, LAPSI

Other Professional Training: Forensics: 1978-1988 as part of my work in ethics and have been practicing ever since.


Practice Information:

Practice Style: integrative psychotherapy with psychopharmacology; eclectic orientation with special emphasis in cultural, gender, ethical issues.

Theoretical Orientation: Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic; neuroscience application to case as needed. Cultural, historical, ethnic aspects as needed. Psychiatry as an integrative science/art.

Type of Patients: individuals, couples, families, adolescents, geriatric

Diagnostic Interests: Depression (all types), Personality Disorders, Trauma


Supervision Information:

Since being named to honorary status, I have seen very few residents in supervision or in the resident psychotherapy program, but if a resident can come to my office in Santa Monica in the evenings on week days or on Saturday, I will be willing to see one resident per year.

Hours of Availability: Saturday from 11:00-5:00 pm; evenings by arrangement.

Contact Information:

commercial office

1500 Montana Avenue #201

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Phone: (310) 451-3152