History

CPS was organized June 8, 1931 and accepted as a Constituent Society by the American Psychoanalytic Association in 1932, with the following Charter Members:

  • Dr. Franz Alexander
  • Dr. Leo H. Bartemeier
  • Dr. Lionel Blitzsten
  • Dr. Hans Deutsch
  • Dr. Edwin R. Eisler
  • Dr. Alan D. Finlayson
  • Dr. Thomas M. French
  • Dr. Ralph C. Hamill
  • Dr. Helen Vincent McLean
  • Dr. Karl A. Menninger
  • Dr. George J. Mohr
  • Dr. George Morgenthau

FORMER PRESIDENTS OF THE CHICAGO PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY

Dr. N. Lionel Blitzsten, 1931-34
Dr. Karl A. Menninger, 1934-36
Dr. Thomas M. French, 1936-38
Dr. Helen V. McLean, 1938-40
Dr. George J. Mohr, 1940-42
Dr. Edwin R. Eisler, 1942-44
Dr. Margaret W. Gerard, 1944-46
Dr. George W. Wilson, 1946-48
Dr. Harry B. Lee, 1948-50
Dr. Roy R. Grinker, 1950-52
Dr. Hugh T. Carmichael, 1952-54
Dr. Lucia E. Tower, 1954-56
Dr. Louis B. Shapiro, 1956-57
Dr. Joan Fleming, 1957-58
Dr. Therese Benedek, 1958-59
Dr. Maxwell Gitelson, 1959-60
Dr. Irene M. Josselyn, 1960-61
Dr. Gerhart Piers, 1961-62
Dr. Frances Hannett, 1962-63
Dr. Heinz Kohut, 1963-64
Dr. Joseph C. Kepecs, 1964-65
Dr. Herman M. Serota, 1965-66
Dr. Samuel D. Lipton, 1966-67
Dr. Fred P. Robbins, 1967-68
Dr. Charles Kligerman, 1968-69
Dr. Jay E. McCormick, 1969-70
Dr. Robert Gronner, 1970-71
Dr. Robert Koff, 1971-72
Dr. Henry Fineberg, 1972-73
Dr. Jerome Kavka, 1973-74
Dr. Morris Sklansky, 1974-75
Dr. Jerome Beigler, 1975-76
Dr. Sol Altschul, 1976-77
Dr. Robert Kohrman, 1977-78*
Dr. Nathan Schlessinger, 1978-79
Dr. Leo Sadow, 1979-80
Dr. Max Forman, 1980-81
Dr. John E. Gedo, 1981-82
Dr. David D. Brockman, 1982-83
Dr. Harry Trosman, 1983-84
Dr. George H. Pollock, 1984-85
Dr. Paul H. Tolpin, 1985-86
Dr. Henry R. Seidenberg, 1986-87
Dr. George H. Klumpner, 1987-88
Dr. George Moraitis, 1988-89
Dr. Barbara S. Rocah, 1989-90
Dr. Arnold Goldberg, 1990-91
Dr. Samuel Weiss, 1991-92
Dr. David Terman, 1992-93
Dr. Robert J. Leider, 1993-94
Dr. Meyer S. Gunther, 1994-95
Dr. Harvey S. Strauss, 1995-97
Dr. Henry M. Evans, 1997-99
Dr. Phil Lebovitz, 1999-2001
Dr. Jorge Schneider, 2001-03
Dr. Jerome M. Grunes 2003-05
Dr. Robert P. Gordon 2005-07
Dr. Robert M. Galatzer-Levy, 2007-09
Dr. Ronald F. Krasner, 2009-11
Dr. Neal Spira, 2011-13
Dr. James Fisch, 2013-15
Dr. Jeffrey Stern, 2015-2017
Dr. James Anderson, 2017-

*Dr. Kohman passed away in October 1977. His term was completed by Dr. Nathan Schlessinger.