Frank Summers

Frank Summers, Ph.D., ABPP, is past president of the Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, supervising and training analyst, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis. He has won several professional awards, including the Gradiva Award for his most recent book, The Psychoanalytic Vision: The Experiencing Subject, Transcendence, and the Therapeutic Process, for best psychoanalytic book of 2013. He is also recipient of the Hans Strupp Award for contributions to psychoanalysis and the Distinguished Educator Award from the International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education. An associate editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues and a member of the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Psychology, Dr. Summers is author of more than 60 papers in professional journals and three books on object relations theories. Dr. Summers maintains a private practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Chicago, Illinois.


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