Stuart A. Pizer, Ph.D., ABPP is a Founding Board Member, Faculty, Supervising and Personal Analyst, and former President, Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis; Assistant Professor of Psychology (part time), Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Faculty, Supervising and Personal Analyst, Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia; Visiting Faculty and Member of the Advisory Board, Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis; and Honorary Faculty, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles. He is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and Associate Editor of The Psychoanalytic Quarterly. He is a Past-President of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. His book, Building Bridges: The Negotiation of Paradox in Psychoanalysis, was published by The Analytic Press in 1998. He is in private practice in Cambridge, MA.