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Shrinks: Clashing Views From Psychiatry Today

Date: Nov 5, 2015 8:00 pm

The Conference Advisory Board (CAB) of the William Alanson White Institute invites you to attend an exciting event:

Jeffrey Lieberman's popular new book, Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry caused a stir in the psychoanalytic community.


Dr. Lieberman will present and Drs. Drescher and Gerber will respond in what promises to be a lively, stimulating discussion of the future of psychoanalytic treatments of mental disorders, the role of non-psychiatrists in mental healthtreatment, the efficacy of manualized short-term therapies, the differences between historical Freudian analysis and contemporary psychoanalytic thought and the significance of research for psychoanalysis!



Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D.  Author of Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry, Chairman of Psychiatry, Columbia University, Past President of the American Psychiatric Association

Jack Drescher, M.D. Training & Supervising Analyst, William Alanson White Institute, Past President, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

Andrew Gerber, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Director/CEO, The Austen Riggs Center, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center


Moderator: Sue Kolod, Ph.D. Training and Supervising Analyst, William Alanson White Institute


Location (please note new address):

Congregation Rodeph Sholom

7 West 83rd Street (right off Central Park West)

New York, NY 10024


Registration: SOLD OUT!


Contact Elizabeth Rodman
(212) 873-0725 x 16


Conference Advisory Board (CAB) sponsored event