Dr. Hilary J. Bernstein is a psychotherapist who primarily works with adults who have depression and related mood disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, stress management issues and grief and loss related issues. She has clinical expertise in individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, marital therapy, psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and brief solution-oriented therapy.
Dr. Bernstein received a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Tulane University where she majored in Psychology, a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of South Carolina and a Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA) from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Bernstein has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina since 1989. In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Bernstein has an extensive background in research and has numerous publications in the areas of depression, mood disorders, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), treatment efficacy, health status and quality of life.