Debra Forrest, M.D.
45 South Main Street, Suite 202
West Hartford, CT 06107
P: 860-516-4325 F: 860-516-4443
My Qualifications: I have been practicing psychiatry for over 15 years, since I entered residency training. I am licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut (medical license 044848) and I am a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and I am in good standing with their Maintenance of Certification process.
My Affiliations: I lead the Women Psychiatrists of Greater Hartford (WPGH), and I am a member of various organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, the American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training, and the Connecticut Psychiatric Society. I am also an Assistant Professor and Assistant Training Director in the Department of Psychiatry at UConn Health.
2007: Graduate of UConn Psychiatry Residency Training Program
2003: M.D. SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Downstate)
1998: B.S. SUNY at Albany (Interdisciplinary Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
2017- present: Debra Forrest, M.D., LLC- Owner and Psychiatrist
2010-present: UConn Health- Assistant Professor and Assistant Training Director for the Psychiatry Residency Program
2013-2018: Hartford Behavioral Health- Medical Director
2007-2010: DMHAS’s Cedarcrest Hospital (and Connecticut Valley Hospital) Young Adult Services Principal Psychiatrist and Staff Psychiatrist
2009: Natchaug Hospital’s Journey House Adolescent Residential Treatment Center- Psychiatrist