AAPDP Members in the News

The views expressed by individual members of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP) do not necessarily reflect those of the AAPDP.


Academy Secretary Scott C. Schwartz, M.D., with the newly released “Meetings with Great Manuscripts,” written by Dr. Christopher de Hamel, which in two weeks is #1 on the English Amazon chart in History, Art History, and Religions.
It was graciously dedicated to Dr. Scott Schwartz.


Several Academy members attended and presented at the World Psychiatric Association’s XVI World Congress of Psychiatry which took place September 14-18, 2014, in Madrid, Spain.  Dr. Eugenio M. Rothe chaired the symposium sponsored by the AAPDP, entitled Psychodynamic Psychotherapy:  Practical Applications in the Daily Practice of Psychiatry.  Pictured below are symposium presenters:  Drs. Juan R. Condemarin, Sylvia W. Olarte, Eugenio M. Rothe, Joan G. Tolchin and Michael Blumenfield.


Jack Drescher, MD, Psychiatry on the Scientific Spectrum, May 29, 2013

Jack Drescher, MD, La polémica detrás de las terapias de conversión gay, BBC Mundo, March 8, 2013


Eric Plakun, MD, Survey Identifies Obstacles to Psychotherapy by Psychiatrists, Psychiatric News, November 2, 2012

Michael Blumenfield, MD International Psychoanlaysis, May 18, 2012

Cesar Alfonso, MD, New York Times, May 4, 2012

Ann Louise Silver, MD Division Review, Spring 2012
My Analysis with Harold Searles

Douglas Ingram, MD, Who Was Karen Horney? How Her Ideas Can Help Clinical Practice, Psychiatric Times, February 28, 2012
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/2039615 (Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)

Eugenio Rothe, MD, Psychodynamic Psychiatrists to Meet in Philadelphia, Psychiatric News, February 17, 2012

Eugenio Rothe, MD, AAPDP Annual Meeting Offers a Rich and Exciting Program, Psychiatric Times, January 23, 2012
(Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)


Andrei Nagorny, MD, Violent Psychiatric Ward Patients Fit ‘Profile’, Clinical Psychiatry News, November 10, 2011

David Mintz, MD, Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology, Psychiatric Times, September 9, 2011
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/1946385 (Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)

Craig Katz, MD was featured in a cover article of Psychiatric News Volume 46, No. 16, August 19, 2011: NY Psychiatrists Recount How Sept. 11 Changed Their Lives

Asher Aladjem, MD, Translation of Title: BBC World: Survivors of Torture Seek Refuge in New York City

Jack Drescher, MD, The Computer Screen Shatters the Blank Screen – and Patients Benefit – Psychology Today, June 24, 2011

Eugenio Rothe, MD, Why Are Vampires So Popular in Our Culture? – Psychiatric Times, Podcast, June 16, 2011
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/podcasts/content/article/10168/1882245 (Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)

Michael Blumenfield, MD, Psychiatry Residents Should Study Dynamic Psychiatry Psychiatry Talk Blog, June 15, 2011

Michael Blumenfield, MD, Choosing a Psychotherapist: Should Gender Matter? Huffington Post, May 31, 2011

Eugene Beresin, MD, Canadian Mother Raising ‘Genderless’ Baby, Storm, Defends Her Family’s Decision, ABC News/Health

Michael Blumenfield, MD, When the Therapist Dislikes the Patient, Psychiatric Times, May 5, 2011
 (Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)

César Alfonso, MD, Understanding the Psychodynamics of Non-Adherence, Psychiatric Times, May 5, 2011
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/1875489?GUID=C8FC7BA1-3D9F-4547-A26(Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)

James Goodman, MD, It’s Still Possible – Even in a Managed Care World, Psychiatric Times, May 2011
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/1871526 (Membership to Psychiatric Times is required to view this article and may be obtained for free by following the above link.)

Jack Drescher, MD, Social Activist, Former APA President Alfred Freedman Dead at 94 Psychiatrist commenting on role of Dr. Freedman and APA in 1973 removal of homosexuality from the DSM. Medscape, April 25, 2011. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/741456(Membership to Medscape is required to view this article and may be btained for free by following the above link.)

Jack Drescher, MD, J. Crew Ad With Boy’s Pink Toenails Creates Stir, Psychiatrist commenting on transgenderism. ABCNews, April 13, 2011.

China on the couch- Can psychoanalysis find a home in a Confucian-communist state? Dr. Elise Snyder thinks it can. Need to Know…on PBS, January 26, 2011

Elise Snyder, MD, featured in The New Yorker: Meet Dr Freud – Does Psychoanalysis have a future in an authoritarian state? January 10, 2011

Interviews with Dr. Leo Rangell:


Freudians Put China on the Couch, The New York Times, October 28, 2010

Freud coming into fashion in China, Washington Post, October 11, 2010

Michael Blumenfield, MD – We Can’t Prevent Suicides and PTSD in the Military, Huffington Post, August 2, 2010

Maurice Preter MD, Quality Psychiatric Care is Needed, China Daily, July 5, 2010

Jeff Deitz, MD – Talk Therapy can be Potent Medicine, The New York Times, July 1, 2010

Michael Blumenfield. MD – Communicating with Patients in an Intensive Care Unit, Huffington Post, April 26, 2010

Richard C. Friedman, MD – Before You Quit Antidepressants… The New York Times, January 11, 2010

Michael Stone MD, Most Evil – Discovery Channel


Eugene Beresin, MD, ABC News/Health: A Child Prefers To Study Music But Parents Demand She Play In A Softball League. What Should Parents Be Considering? July 1, 2009

NYC HHC Press Release -HHC Appoints New Leaders for Kings County Hospital – Joseph Merlino MD, January 09, 2009

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