Ira Steinman

Ira Steinman

Ira Steinman has focused on schizophrenia for 45 years; his early training ranged from studying with R.D. Laing to working at the National Academy of Sciences' Drug Efficacy Study, which evaluated all the antipsychotic medications available at that time. For more than 35 years, he has pursued an out-patient psychiatric practice where he has been able to demonstrate that an intensive psychoanalytic psychotherapy, in conjunction with the judicious use of antipsychotic medication, can help even the most lost and disturbed schizophrenic and delusional patients recover, heal and, at times, achieve a cure. With such an approach, some allegedly ""untreatable"" schizophrenics have been able to work their way off of antipsychotic medication. He has spoken on this subject at length on a local, statewide, national and international level for more than twenty five years. He is a member of the ISPS (International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and other Psychoses); the American Psychiatric Association; and the Northern California Psychiatric Association

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Treating the 'Untreatable': Healing in the Realms of Madness

Treating the 'Untreatable': Healing in the Realms of Madness

by Ira Steinman

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Treating the 'Untreatable' offers the hope of recovery, healing and cure for the most severe psychotic disturbances, schizophrenia and delusional disorder. Through a psychotherapeutic exploration of... (more)

Self Psychology and Psychosis: The Development of the Self During Intensive Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia and other Psychoses

Self Psychology and Psychosis: The Development of the Self During Intensive Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia and other Psychoses

by David Garfield, Ira Steinman

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In this groundbreaking volume, David Garfield and Ira Steinman bring us into the immediacy of the analyst’s consulting room in direct confrontation with the thought disorder, delusions and... (more)

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