Jim Herzog and Lora Tessman met in the BPSI library on Oct 22, 2021 to talk about their life, work, and important contributions to psychoanalysis for our Voice of Experience series of video interviews.

Jim Herzog, MD, is an adult training and supervising analyst and a child and adolescent supervisory analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.   He is also an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, an adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and a supervisory analyst at the Sigmund Freud Institute in Zurich, Switzerland. He is the author of numerous articles on child analysis and a very important book, Father Hunger: Exploration with Adults and Children (2001).

Lora Tessman, PhD, is a member of The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (NY). She practices psychoanalysis and supervision in Newton, Massachusetts. She is the author of The Analyst’s Analyst Within (published in 2003) and Children of Parting Parents (published in 1977 and re-published in 1996 as Helping Children Cope with Parting Parents).

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