Training and Supervising Analyst at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center. Received the 1984 James Saft Award for Outstanding Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Michael Reese Medical Center and has been a four-time recipient of the Residents’ Award for Outstanding Psychotherapy Teacher in the Psychiatric Residency at Rush University Medical Center. Writings focus on psychoanalytic theory, adolescent development, the theory of therapeutic action, and the integration of clinical work and research. He has authored: Organizing Adolescents (-ce): A Dynamic Systems Perspective on Adolescence and Adolescent Psychotherapy (Annals of Adolescent Psychiatry, 25:17-43, 2000); Assessment in Brief Psychotherapy: An Application of Epigenetic Hierarchical Models (Annual of Psychoanalysis, 25:73-95, 1998); and Psychoanalytic Reconstructions and Empirical Data: Reciprocal Contributions (with P. Barglow & B. Vaughn, , 37:401-435, 1989). Lectures on A Self Psychological Approach to Brief Psychotherapy and A Dynamic Systems Perspective on Adolescent Psychotherapy have been featured in Audio Digest Psychiatry. Private practice in Chicago IL.

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