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harvey schwartz, md, FABP

Professional Positions

  • Board Member, American Board of Psychoanalysis 2014 - present
  • Private Practice. Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (1992-present)

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College
  • Director of Psychiatric Residency Education, Jefferson Medical College (1982-1992)
  • Training & Supervising Analyst.  Faculty Member,  Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia

Honors & Awards

  • Teacher of the Year Award, given by the graduating psychoanalytic candidates, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, 2013
  • Robert Waelder Award for Excellence in Teaching, given by the graduating psychiatry residents, Jefferson Medical College, 2009
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Education - Jefferson Medical College, 2011
  • Edith Sabshin Award, APsaA, 2001

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychoanalytic Association


  • 2001: Certified in Adult Psychoanalysis, The American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 2015: Certified in Adult Psychoanalysis.  The American Board of Psychoanalysis

Organizational Appointments

American Psychoanalytic Association

  • Member, Certification Examination Committee (2005-2010)
  • Chair, Certification Examination Committee (2010-2015)
  • Co-Chair, Psychosomatic Discussion Group (1999-2006)
  • Member, University and Medical Education Committee (1989-1994)

International Psychoanalytical Association

  • Member, Education and Oversight Committee (2013-present)
  • Member, Election Committee (2012-present)

Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia

  • Chair, Admissions Committee (2006-2009)

Papers & Presentations

  • Schwartz, H.J. (1986). Bulimia: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 34:439-462
  • Schwartz, H.J. (1987). Illness in the Doctor: Implications for the Psychoanalytic Process. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 35:657-692.
  • Dewald, P.A., Schwartz, H.J. (1993). The Life Cycle of the Analyst: Pregnancy, Illness, and Disability. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 41:191-207.
  • Schwartz, H.J. (1996). Book Review - Psychosomatics, Psychoanalysis, and Inflammatory Disease of the Colon.: By Charles C. Hogan. Madison, CT: International Universities Press.


  • Psychotherapy of the Combat Veteran (Ed.) 1984
  • Bulimia: Psychoanalytic Treatment and Theory (Ed.)1988
  • Illness in the Analyst: Implications for the Treatment Relationship (Ed. with Ann-Louise Silver) 1990
  • Psychodynamic Concepts in General Psychiatry (Ed. with Efrain Bleiberg and Sidney Weissman) 1995

Founder, Jewish Thought and Psychoanalysis lecture series and website

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