David Scharff M.D.
David Scharff, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University, as well as at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is also Co-Founder and Former Director of the International Psychotherapy Institute; former Chair of the International Psychoanalytic Association’s Committee on Family and Couple Psychoanalysis; and editor-in-chief of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China. He directs training programs in analytic couple and family therapy in Beijing and Moscow. Scharff is the 2021 recipient of the Sigourney Award for pioneering work in psychoanalysis.