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“Shrink”: On Becoming a Psychotherapist

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Winter


by Louis B. Fierman, M.D., associate clinical professor of psychiatry (Blue Dolphin Publishing) Fierman, now retired, recounts his “only-in-America” journey as the son of uneducated immigrant parents and how, with their support, he pursued a career as a maverick psychiatrist and psychotherapist at Yale and elsewhere.