Svetlana Simovic, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Svetlana Simovic

Contact Info

simov001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-455-3433

Fax 612-888-9311

Office Address:
825 Nicollet Mall, suite 614
Medical Arts Building
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry


MD, Medical School, University of Belgrade, Serbia (1996)

Residency, Adult Psychiatry, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2000-2003)

Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2003-2005)

Summary

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (MPSI)
  • American Psychoanalytic Association (APsAA)
  • Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Neuropsychoanalyisis - the interface of neuroscience and psychoanalytic concepts

Teaching

Teaching Areas

Dr. Simovic teaches psychiatry residents and fellows and supervises residents in their psychotherapy work. She also lectures at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Her special interests in teaching are:

  • Attachment theory and implications for adult relationships and adult psychopathology
  • Development through lifespan
  • Theory and Practice of Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy

Clinical

Clinical Interests

Anxiety disorders; treatment resistant depression; trauma; personality disorders; academic, career and relationship problems; Adolescents and adults; Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis