Gerard Fromm | Leadership
Gerard Fromm, Ph.D., President of the IDI, is a Senior Consultant to the Erikson Institute for Education and Research of the Austen Riggs Center. Formerly he was the Institute’s first Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director as well as the Director of the Center’s therapeutic community program. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center.
Dr. Fromm is Past President of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations. For three years, he directed the residential Group Relations Conferences of the Center for the Study of Groups and Social Systems in Boston, served as that organization’s president, and has been on the staff of Group Relations Conferences in the United States, Canada, Europe and Israel. He was also a Visiting Fellow in the Psychotherapy Department of University College, London, and a member of the Academy for Critical Incident Analysis in New York.
Certified in psychoanalysis by the American Board of Professional Psychology, Dr. Fromm is on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and has taught at a number of psychoanalytic institutes throughout the United States. He has presented and published widely, including, most recently, two edited volumes, Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations and A Spirit That Impels: Play, Creativity and Psychoanalysis, and a volume of clinical papers, Taking the Transference, Reaching toward Dreams: Clinical Studies in the Intermediate Area.