Edward Ryan, PhD


Edward Ryan, Ph.D. is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Yale Psychiatry Department, a training and supervising psychologist in the Yale Long-Term Care Clinic, and in private practice in New Haven. He has published and presented papers on a range of topics including psychosis and recovery, object relations theory, psychosocial rehabilitation, therapeutic community, psychotherapy, meditation and psychoanalysis, and he has received awards for teaching, clinical service, and leadership. Dr. Ryan has practiced insight meditation for thirty years. He served on the Board of Directors of the Insight Meditation Society, the flagship training center for insight mediation in America. With his wife, the poet Sylvia Forges-Ryan, he published Take A Deep Breath: The Haiku Way to Inner Peace. The book has been accepted into the American Literature Collection of the Beinecke Rare Book Library at Yale.

Education & Training

PhD University of Michigan (1973)

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