About the Author
Roy M. Mendelsohn, M.D. is the author of The synthesis of self, The Manifest Dream, Leaps, How can talking help, and Pearls. Dr. Mendelsohn is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and a board certified adult and child psychoanalyst. He is a former director of the Child Guidance Clinic and director of child psychiatric training at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. Dr. Mendelsohn studied at the Menninger School Of Psychiatry, the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, and the University of Illinois. He maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis in Saint Louis.