Dr. Ann-Louise S. Silver

Dr. Ann-Louise S. Silver, M.D. is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University (B.A., M.D. and the State of Maryland-Johns Hopkins psychiatric residency program), and the adult program of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. She completed the family therapy training program of the Washington School of Psychiatry. She is a Clinical Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and teaches at the Military Residency Training Program at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, and the Washington School of Psychiatry. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She headed the Columbia Academy of Psychodynamics and is in private practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.

She is the past and founding president of the United States Chapter of the International Society for the Psychological treatments of the Schizophrenias and other psychoses, ISPS-US (1998-2008) (www.isps-us.org) .and is a past president of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis (1999-2000) (www.aapdp.org).

She has written many papers on the psychotherapy of schizophrenia and related subjects, and has edited or co-edited several books most of which are still available. (see REFERENCES for list of publications)

Orna Ophir, PhD, Conference co-organizer, introducing Dr. Silver as the honoree at the December 28-29, 2011 ISPS-Israel conference, “Psychosis and Psychoanalysis in Institutional Culture” at the Maiersdorf Conference Center, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. My talk was “Intra-staff Openness: What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?”