Deborah Deliyannides

Deborah Deliyannides

Psychiatrist, MD

Accepting new clients for morning, daytime, and weekend appointments


Offers remote video sessions


Teenagers (13 - 18)
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Seniors (65+)

CT Hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: By appointment
Wed: Closed
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: Closed
Sun: By appointment

NYC Hours

Mon: By appointment
Tue: Closed
Wed: By appointment
Thu: Closed
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Specialties & expertise

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Couples counseling

  • Trauma

  • Relationships

  • Bipolar disorder

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Professional statement

Dr. Deborah Deliyannides is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and a board-certified Psychiatrist with practices in Connecticut and Manhattan. She sees teenagers and adults with anxiety, depression, and ADHD in addition to specializing in trauma and relationship difficulties. She provides medication management and psychodynamic psychotherapy to individuals and couples.

Dr. Deliyannides takes a self-psychological approach to help clients consider how their early experiences may influence their relationships. She is a psychodynamic and eclectic Psychiatrist who develops an individualized treatment plan that takes into account a client’s needs and personal goals. When working with couples, she focuses on communication and helping them get in the other’s shoes to better understand each other. Dr. Deliyannides takes a team-oriented approach and collaborates with other treatment team members as needed.

Dr. Deliyannides has decades of experience treating mood disorders with medication in a research setting at Columbia University but she understands the limits of medication and the need, at times, to address relationship difficulties to effect changes in mood and behavior. She is dedicated to her work and to assuring that all of her clients feel supported and safe. She looks forward to meeting you. 


Depression – Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety – Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling – Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Trauma – Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Relationships – Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Bipolar disorder – Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

General expertise

ADHD – Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Loss and grief – Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) – Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Parenting – Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support


Dr. Deliyannides is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Initial evaluation: $550

  • Ongoing sessions: $275-$425

Therapist's note: Dr. Deliyannides can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.

Message to clients

“I have treated a broad range of people over the years, many with biologic mood/anxiety problems who benefit primarily from medication, and many with relationship problems who benefit primarily from talk therapy, especially in a couples' setting. I am pragmatic and eclectic in approach.

I have decades of experience treating mood disorders with pharmacologic agents in a research setting at Columbia University but understand the limits of medication and the need, at times, to address relationship difficulties to effect changes in mood and behavior.”

Education and work experience

Private Practice, 1989 - Present
Columbia University, 1990 - Present