Judith Landau, MD, DPM, LMFT, CFLE, CIP, CAI is a child, family and community neuropsychiatrist and former professor of psychiatry and family medicine, who has spent many years studying resilience and overcoming adversity. Dr. Landau is also an isangoma or traditional African healer.
Former professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Rochester, and Senior Consultant to the Trauma Studies Program at NYU and Columbia, Dr. Landau is Co-developer of the Evidence-Based, Best Practice ARISE Continuum of Care. Dr. Landau draws upon 40+ years of research and experience aimed at facilitating long-term healing for addicted individuals and their families.
Author of over 200 publications, she has taught in 100+ countries, trained more than 2000 Certified ARISE Interventionists, been principle investigator on research conducted through WHO, NIDA and NIAAA, SAMHSA and has consulted to UN, WHO, NIMH, NIDA, NIAAA, SAMHSA, and several international governments.
A Senior Fulbright Visiting Fellow, and Fellow of Orthopsychiatry, Association, AAMFT and NCFR, she is the recipient of awards for AAMFT’s Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Marriage and Family Therapy and AFTA’s Innovative Contribution to Family Therapy.
Currently recognized as a global addiction and trauma pioneer, Dr. Landau continues to change the future of addiction and its interface with mental health by identifying trauma that spans generations. Her recent TEDX talk, Family Stories, Secrets and Survival, has become legendary and is one of the most sought-after presentations on the subjects of family resilience, trauma, and addiction. Steadily working on her long awaited personal memoir, Dr. Landau continues to be used by the national media as an expert on all stories relating to human behavior.