Ilonka Venier Alexander

Ilonka Venier Alexander

Ilonka Venier Alexander is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist with thirty years' experience in the field of mental health. She had the opportunity to testify before the United States Congress in the early days of the HIV epidemic about its impact on Boston area veterans. For years her area of specialization was adults with a severe and persistent mental illness. Later in her career she helped to write the mental health standards for children and adolescents in Nova Scotia, at the time the only such standards in Canada. She received her Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California and is the granddaughter of Dr Franz Alexander, founder of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.

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Love and Survival in Budapest: The Memoir of Artur Renyi

Love and Survival in Budapest: The Memoir of Artur Renyi

Edited by Ilonka Venier Alexander, Nauszika Mathe-Arvay

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This book was written by Artur Renyi in the late 1940s as a memoir and gift to his only child, Dr Alfred Renyi, noted Hungarian mathematician and the father of probability theory. The memoir is... (more)

Growing Up Alexander: My Life with a Psychoanalytic Pioneer

Growing Up Alexander: My Life with a Psychoanalytic Pioneer

by Ilonka Venier Alexander

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Franz Alexander was the first trained psychoanalyst in the world and attended the Berlin Institute, where his training analyst was Hanns Sachs. Freud considered Alexander to be the best analyst to go... (more)

The Life and Times of Franz Alexander: From Budapest To California

The Life and Times of Franz Alexander: From Budapest To California

by Ilonka Venier Alexander

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Franz Alexander was the first graduate of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, the man who turned down Freud’s offer to enter into private practice in Vienna, and the man Freud told to go to America... (more)

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