Salman Akhtar


Salman Akhtar was born in India and completed his medical and psychiatric education there. Upon arriving in the USA in 1973, he repeated his psychiatric training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and then obtained psychoanalytic training from the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Institute. Currently, he is Professor of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College and a training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. He has authored, edited or co-edited more than 300 publications including books on psychiatry and psychoanalysis and several collections of poetry. He is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the InterAct Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Salman Akhtar received the Sigourney Award in 2012.


The Colors of Childhood: Separation-Individuation Across...

Salman Akhtar and Selma Kramer


Brothers and Sisters: Developmental, Dynamic, and Technical...

Salman Akhtar and Selma Kramer


Lying, Cheating, and Carrying on: Developmental, Clinical,...

Salman Akhtar and Henri Parens


Good Stuff: Courage Resilience PB

Salman Akhtar