Honors and Awards

  • Super Doctor, Minneapolis/St. Paul magazine
  • Private Practitioner of the Year, Minnesota Psychiatric Society
  • Top Doctor for Women, Minnesota Monthly magazine

Board Certification


Forensic Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Adult Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology



Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
License Number 28734


American Psychiatric Association
  • Board of Trustees 2012-
  • Nominating Committee, 2011
  • Membership Committee, 2008-2013
  • Finance and Budget Committee, 2002-2008
  • Area IV Public Affairs Representative, 2002-2007
  • Committee on Public Affairs, 2002-2006
  • Joint Commission on Public Affairs, 1998-1999
  • Distinguished Fellow, 1995
Minnesota Psychiatric Society
  • APA Assembly Representative, 2001-present
  • Board of Medical Practice Issues Committee, 1997-1998
  • Chair, Public Affairs Committee, 1996-2005
  • President-Elect, President, Past-President, 1995-1998
  • Chair, Member Support Committee, 1993-1996
  • Ethics Committee, 1989-1993
  • Council Member, 1987-1989
  • Chair, Committee on Women, 1984-2011



Private Practice of Psychiatry
1246 Medical Arts Building
Minneapolis, MN 55402


Consultation to:

  • Hennepin County Mental Health Court
  • River City Mental Health Clinic
  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  • Jewish Family and Children's Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oak Grove Psychotherapy Associates, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Chrysalis Women's Mental Health Clinic
  • Ramsey County Probate Court
  • Ministerial Health Program
  • Brookline Mental Health Center, Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Quarterway House and Riverway Day Treatment Program, Massachusetts
  • Mental Health Center, Brookline, Massachusetts



Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry Department
University of Minnesota


Clinical Faculty Member, Psychiatry Department
Hennepin-Ramsey Psychiatric Training Program


Associate Clinical Professor
University of Minnesota


Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota


Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry
Harvard University Medical School



Doctor of Medicine
Student member of Admissions Committee, 1976-1978
Wayne State University School of Medicine


Bachelor of Arts with Honors
Brown University



Adams House Fellowship in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Faulkner Hospital, Tufts University


Psychiatry Residency
Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard University
Chief Resident, 1981-1982
Laughlin Award for Merit, 1982


Rotating Internship
Framingham Union Hospital



Kashtan, J. "Managed Care Blues." Minnesota Physician, Sept., 1997

Kashtan, J. "An Act of Courage," letter to the editor. Minnesota Medicine, 80:4, April, 1997, p. 6

Kashtan, J. and Dickey, B. "Career Patterns of Female and Male Graduates of a Psychiatric Residency Program." The American Journal of Psychiatry, 141:10. Oct., 1984, pp. 1248-1250

Kashtan, J. and Gutheil, T. "'Open' Conferences: The Value of a Patient's Presence throughout a Teaching Conference." Journal of Psychiatric Education, 5: Fall, 1981, pp. 227-237



Technology Mandates, Challenges and Opportunities
Minnesota Psychiatric Society Annual Meeting
November 4, 2011

Women's Mental Health Panel
September 25, 2009

Jewish Women and Breast Cancer Panel
Temple Israel
September 14, 2008

Opening Doors, Opening Minds,"
Women's Psychiatric Issues
Temple Israel
October 21, 2007

Women in Leadership
American Psychiatric Association
Area Four Meeting
Kansas City MO
July 28, 2006

"Opening Doors, Opening Minds, Opening Hearts"
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Temple Israel
November 3, 2002

"Inspired by Hannelore Baron:
Perspectives on Jewish Experience, Art and Mental Health"
Macalaster College
November 2, 2002

"Coping with Depression"
KSTP television news broadcast
October 13, 2001

"Reducing stigma"
The Mary Hanson Show
Minneapolis Telecommunications Network
July 24, 2000

"Ask the Doctor"
SA/VE Suicide Awareness Day
April 29, 2000

Suicide Awareness Campaign
March 22, 2000

"Coming Together – Mental Illness in the Workplace"
Colonial Church
October, 1999

"Coping with Mental Illness"
Mount Olive Church
May 16, 1999

"Is It Burnout or Seasonal Affective Disorder?"
American Express Company
March 19, 1998

Panelist, Minnesota Citizens' Forum on Managed Care
February 7, 1998
Star Tribune/KTCA-TV

"Navigating the Maze: Access and Confidentiality"
October 7, 1997
Cathedral Church of St. Mark

"Women's Reactions to the Death of Princess Diana"
September 21, 1997
Metro Focus, Radio City Network News broadcast

"Update on Depression"
October 13, 1996
Beth El Synagogue

"Physician Litigation Support Program – Psychiatric Issues"
June 7, 1995
Minnesota Medical Association

"Facts about Depression"
National Depression Awareness Screening Day Site
October 7, 1992, October 11, 1993, October 6, 1994
Abbott Northwestern Hospital

"Post-partum Depression"
December 13, 1988
Jewish Community Center of St. Paul

"New Approaches to the Treatment of Abuse and Incest"
October 25, 1986
Minnesota Psychiatric Society Fall Meeting

"Psychiatric Update: Depression"
October 7, 1986
Minnesota Women Physicians Fall Meeting