Irwin Z. Hoffman, Ph.D.

Irwin Z. Hoffman, Ph.D. is faculty and supervising analyst at the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis and at the National Training Program for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and Adjunct Clinical Professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is on the editorial boards of Psychoanalytic Dialogues and Contemporary Psychoanalysis, and has served on the board of The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. He is the author of a series of publications developing his "dialectical- constructivist" point of view, including his book Ritual and Spontaneity in the Psychoanalytic Process (The Analytic Press, 1998). In a series of essays since the book, Dr. Hoffman has explored new frontiers of this perspective centering on the responsibility of the patient and the analyst as creative participants in the analytic process and as moral agents in the world.

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Irwin Z. Hoffman, Ph.D.
25 East Washington Street
Suite 1203
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312.236.8565
izhoffman@aol.com