Leon Hoffman MD is a Psychiatrist and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; Training and Supervising Analyst in adult, child, and adolescent analysis, Director of the Pacella Parent Child Center and co-Director, Pacella Research Center at NYPSI (New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute); faculty at the Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai; Chief Psychiatrist, West End Day School in NYC; Co-Chair, Committee on Research education (CORE) of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He has long experience in the practice of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Over the last 15-20 years he has become very active in the systematic empirical study of basic psychological constructs as well as the systematic empirical study of psychological treatments, especially with children. The development of the Manual for Regulation-Focused Psychotherapy for Children with Externalizing Behaviors (RFP-C), co-written with Timothy Rice and with Tracy Prout, presents, in a systematic fashion, his long clinical experience approaching children and their families with difficult problems.
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