Mark J. Blechner, PhD

Dr. Mark J. BlechnerDr. Mark J. Blechner is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in New York City. Along with fifty articles and book chapters, he has published three books: Hope and Mortality (1997), The Dream Frontier (2001) and Sex Changes: Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis (2009). At the William Alanson White Institute, he is Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contemporary Psychoanalysis. As Founder and Director of the White Institute’s HIV Clinical Service (1991-2001), he led the first psychoanalytic clinic devoted to working with people with AIDS, their relatives, and caregivers. Dr. Blechner has taught at Columbia University, Yale University, and New York University.