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Laura Beth Kaplan, M.D.

Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Areas of Expertise

Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Women's Mental Health
Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
Parenting Challenges
20s and 30s Mental Health

Laura Beth Kaplan, MD, is a double board-certified adult, adolescent, and child psychiatrist in New York City who specializes in distress related to parenting, pregnancy, and early adulthood.  She treats a wide range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, role changes, and loneliness.  Moreover, she has particular expertise in postpartum depression and anxiety, in prescribing psychiatric medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding, in grief related to infertility and pregnancy loss, in adjusting to parenthood, and in other mental health challenges related to women's reproductive lifecycle.

Dr. Kaplan emphasizes psychotherapy alongside the thoughtful use of psychiatric medications when appropriate.  Her practice centers on warm, personalized, and respectful care.

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Dr. Kaplan warmly welcomes patients of all genders, backgrounds, identities, and abilities.  To inquire about scheduling an appointment, please call 212–334–0252 or fill out the form below.  After a brief phone conversation about your current concerns, past experiences, and hopes for treatment, Dr. Kaplan will recommend whether her approach would be a good fit for you.

Services are offered both virtually and in person on the Upper West Side.

Please note that this practice is not in-network with any insurance plan.

All services are provided out-of-network.

Upper West Side

New York, NY




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