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David E. Scharff, M.D. is Co-Founder and Former Director, International Psychotherapy Institute; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Georgetown University; Supervising Analyst, International Institute for Psychoanalytic Training; Honorary Fellow, Tavistock Relationships, London; Former Chair, The IPA’s Committee on Couple and Family Psychoanalysis; He has pioneered the use of technology for distance psychotherapy education and training since 1998. He is editor of the journal Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China, and Director of the Training Programs in Analytic Couple and Family Therapy in Beijing and Moscow. He is a Child and Adult Analyst in Private Practice with children, adults, couples and families in Chevy Chase, Maryland. With Dr. Jill Scharff, he is the 2021 winner of the Mary Sigourney Award in Psychoanalysis, the most prestigious award in the field. Dr. Scharff has been author and editor of more than 30 books, with foundational texts on family, couple and individualpsychoanalytic therapy, and innovative training of psychotherapists and psychoanalysts. He has organized more than 100 conferences in the United States and abroad, and taught internationally on five continents including 30 countries. His recent initiatives involve organizing training programs in China and Russia. He is founder of a journal called “Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China.” His book “The Sexual Relationship” in 1982 has been followed by more than 30 books and 100 articles including the classics“Object Relations Family Therapy” and “Object Relations Couple Therapy”, both with Jill Savege Scharff. Recent publications have included “Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy” edited with Jill Scharff. His most recent books are “The Use of the Self in Psychoanalysis,” (2019) and “Marriage and Family in Modern China: A Psychoanalytic Exploration” (Routledge, 2021). Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute