Edward R. Shapiro | Board Member

Edward R. Shapiro | Board Member

Edward R. Shapiro, M.A., M. D., DFAPA, FACPsa

Dr. Shapiro is the Former Medical Director/CEO of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA.  A board certified psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, family researcher, and organizational consultant, he is also Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, and formerly Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. A Founding Member of the Psychoanalytic Society and Institute of the Berkshires, Dr. Shapiro is a Training and Supervising Analyst. An organizational consultant for over thirty years, Dr. Shapiro has consulted with hospitals, mental health clinics, law firms, and family businesses.  Dr. Shapiro has published over fifty articles and book chapters on human development, organizational and family functioning, and personality disorders, presenting papers in the USA and abroad. He is editor of The Inner World in the Outer World: Psychoanalytic Perspectives (Yale, 1997) and co-author (with A. Wesley Carr) of Lost in Familiar Places: Creating New Connections between the Individual and Society (Yale, 1991).

A Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Shapiro is also a Fellow of the A.K. Rice Institute and the American College of Psychoanalysis. Dr. Shapiro has received the Felix and Helene Deutsch Scientific Award from the Boston Psychoanalytic Society, the Research Prize from the Society for Family Therapy and Research, and the Philip Isenberg Teaching Award from McLean Hospital. In 2007, he was named Outstanding Psychiatrist for Advancement of the Profession by the Massachusetts Psychiatric Association and in 2011 was named in US News & World Report’s list of Top Doctors.