Dr. Jack Drescher

Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

Jack Drescher, MD: psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons; Faculty Member, Columbia University Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health; Faculty Member, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Adjunct Professor, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, Past President, Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, Past President New York County Psychiatric Society.

Author of Psychoanalytic Therapy and the Gay Man (Routledge) and Emeritus Editor of the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health. Has edited and co-edited more than a score of books dealing with gender, sexuality and the health and mental health of LGBT communities. His publications have been translated into Italian, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Finnish and German.

Dr. Drescher is an expert media spokesperson on issues related to gender and sexuality who has appeared on major cable and broadcast news networks and is frequently sought after and quoted by the national media.