Medication Evaluation of Adolescents
Evaluation and Treatment of Mentally Retarded Adults
- 1965-69: Haverford College, graduated with a BA and honors in Biology
- 1969-73: University of Virginia school of medicine, graduated with
- 1973-74: Straight pediatric internship, Children's Hospital National
Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- 1974-75: Psychiatric residency, University of California, San Diego.
- 1975-77: Psychiatric residency, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
- 1977-78: Chief resident, Yale Psychiatric Institute, New Haven,
- 1980-91: Psychoanalytic training at the Western New England Institute,
New Haven, CT.
I accept referrals from medical providers for medication evaluation and treatment
of adolescents, adults and geriatric patients who suffer from depression,
bipolar, anxiety, psychotic, and eating disorders. I prefer to combine both medication treatment and psychotherapy.
- 1978-88: Altobello Hospital, staff psychiatrist and clinical director.
Responsible for medication treatment of severely ill hospitalized
- 1988-96: Director of the psychiatric clinic at Hospital of St. Raphael.
Responsible for medication treatment of a wide variety of psychiatric
I provide evaluation of psychiatric disorders in mentally
retarded adults and medication treatment if indicated. Referrals are accepted
from both agencies and individual providers. At present, I am not accepting
any new clients.
- 1988-present: Contract with Marrakech residential services to provide
psychiatric consultation and treatment.
- 1990-present: Psychiatric consultation for New Samaritan and Vantage
- 1992-present: Contract with the state of Connecticut to provide
psychiatric services to South-central group homes.
- 1996-present: Psychiatric consultation for SARAH residential services.
- 2000: Founder's Award from Marrakech for service to mentally retarded
I provide individual psychotherapy, including
problem-focused, short-term therapy, long-term supportive therapy and
long-term exploratory therapy. Frequency of treatment can range from
intermittant to three times per week. Problem-focused, short-term therapy
is useful for mood and anxiety disorders, and focused relationship issues.
Long-term supportive therapy is useful for adjunct treatment of chronic
psychiatric disorders. Long-term exploratory therapy is useful for complex
personality traits that contribute to inhibitions at work and relationships.
- 1975-78: Training in individual psychotherapy at the Yale Psychiatric
Institute and the Connecticut Mental Health Center.
- Private practice of psychiatry with an emphasis on providing individual
I provide psychoanalysis to patients with complex
personality difficulties that contribute to inhibitions at work and
relationships, and have not improved with less intensive therapies.
Treatment frequency is four to five times per week for a number of years.
- 1980-91: Psychoanalytic training at the Western New England Institute
- 1980-present: Private practice of psychiatry, usually seeing 2-5
psychoanalytic patients at any one time.
- 1981-present: Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University
School of Medicine, supervision of psychiatric residents in long-term
- 1995-present: Faculty, Western New England Psychoanalytic Society
continuing education program (chair-1999 to 2002).
- 2000-01: Faculty, Western New England Psychoanalytic Institute.
- 2001-present: Faculty and Chair, Western New England Seminar in
Psychotherapy, a new training program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy.