The recipient of the 2016 Kravitz Award, Gil Noam, PhD (Habi.), EdD, talks about his work with children and educators in an interview to Ann Epstein, MD, recorded in the BPSI Library on Oct 29, 2021.

Gil Noam, EdD, Dr. Habil. is a nationally recognized developmental and educational psychologist, the founder and Advisory Board Chair of the Partnerships in Education & Resilience (PEAR) Institute, director of the Institute for the Study of Resilience in Youth at McLean Hospital, and a faculty member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Harvard Medical School, McLean and Mass. General Hospitals. He is the 2016 recipient of The BPSI Arthur R. Kravitz Award for Community Action and Humanitarian Contributions whose career exemplifies how a scholar and clinician can innovate, integrate, and apply multidisciplinary knowledge in community settings to benefit and support our children.

Ann Epstein, MD, is a child psychiatrist and adult analyst. She is on the BPSI Faculty and is a Harvard supervisor at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Epstein has a long-standing interest in early development, attachment theory, and the origins of intersubjectivity. She is a founding faculty member of the Infant Parent Training Program at JF&CS, a two-year training program in parent-infant psychotherapy, and one of the recipients of the 2011 Arthur R. Kravitz Award for their work applying psychoanalytic and developmental principles in training therapists to do psychotherapy with parents and infants.

The Arthur R. Kravitz Award for Community Action and Humanitarian Contributions was established in 2008 to recognize Members of BPSI who have provided noteworthy psychoanalytically-informed service to our broader community. Click here to watch other interviews in this series.

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