Barry D. Schwartz, Ph.D. completed his undergraduate work at the University of Massachusetts (B.S. -- psychology, 1971). He received his master\'s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska in 1974. His doctoral work in Psychology was completed in 1978 at Tulane University.
Dr. Schwartz, Professor Emeritus, was on faculty at Tulane University School of Medicine as a tenured Professor of Psychology from1979 through 2005. He has been an active researcher and clinician throughout his years at Tulane. Dr. Schwartz served as Director of the Headache Center/Psychology section, Director of the Biofeedback -- Stress Management and Wellness Clinic and the Director of the Neurotherapy – EEG Biofeedback and ADHD Clinic. He was part of the sleep center, pain management clinic, and behavioral medicine multidisciplinary treatment team.
He continues to use a multi- faceted approach that incorporates several treatment modalities to optimize improved psycho-emotional and psychophysiologic balance. State of the art Biofeedback, Neurofeedback, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Emotive -Behavior and Open Focus methods are used individually or conjointly to decrease symptoms and improve the quality of your life.
Presently, he is involved in the treatment of various disorders that include: anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, headaches, hypertension, insomnia, seizure, stress, PTSD, pain syndromes and somatic disorders. Dr. Schwartz developed a neurofeedback/neurotherapy clinic for the treatment of a number of disorders to include attention deficit (ADD/ADHD). Also, Dr. Schwartz provides clinical services for cardiac rehabilitation with an emphasis on cardiac psychology and mind body integration.
Dr. Schwartz has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of several professional organizations of which a sample is the American Psychological Association, Scientific Research Society of North America, Society of Biological Psychiatry, American Association for the Study of Headache, the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, the National Headache Foundation, and the International Society of Neuronal regulation.