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Dr Neil Altman

Neil Altman, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and psychoanalyst, best known for his writing on psychotherapeutic work in the public sector from a psychoanalytic perspective. He has also written extensively on child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Dr. Altman is the author of The Analyst in the Inner City: Race, Class, and Culture through a Psychoanalytic Lens, Second Edition (2009). He is co-author of Relational Child Psychotherapy (2002). In his writing, Dr. Altman has considered how psychoanalytic concepts can illuminate clinical processes in public sector and community-based work, equally with the processes that occur in the more familiar office-based context. Dr. Altman is Visiting Professor at the Ambedkar University of Delhi, India, where his pioneering work in community-based interventions with socially marginalized people has been Fulbright funded. He is an Honorary Member of the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society. He is Editor Emeritus and Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues: The International Journal of Relational Perspectives. Dr Neil Altman


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Saturday 10 December 2016








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