Richard B. Makover graduated from Yale University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After a year as a medical intern, he completed his psychiatric training as Chief Resident and then served two years as a psychiatrist in the United States Navy and began a private psychiatric practice.
He was appointed to academic posts at Cornell University Medical College and at New York Medical College. He served as President of a child guidance clinic and Chairman of a program review committee for Connecticut’s Department of Mental Retardation. His administrative experience includes Chairmanship of a hospital psychiatry department, Chief of a neuropsychiatry service, and Director of Psychiatry at a large Health Maintenance Organization.
He has been a consultant in geriatric psychiatry and worked extensively in the field of sleep medicine. After several decades of clinical experience in psychiatric practice, he proposed a new system of treatment planning, now in its third edition as Treatment Planning for Psychotherapists. In 2017 he published a textbook, Basics of Psychotherapy. He is currently a Lecturer at the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Janet.
Richard B. Makover graduated from Yale University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After a year as a medical intern, he completed his psychiatric training as Chief Resident and then served two years as a psychiatrist in the United States Navy and began a private psychiatric practice.

 

He was appointed to academic posts at Cornell University Medical College and at New York Medical College. He served as President of a child guidance clinic and Chairman of a program review committee for Connecticut’s Department of Mental Retardation. His administrative experience includes Chairmanship of a hospital psychiatry department, Chief of a neuropsychiatry service, and Director of Psychiatry at a large Health Maintenance Organization.

 

He has been a consultant in geriatric psychiatry and worked extensively in the field of sleep medicine. After several decades of clinical experience in psychiatric practice, he proposed a new system of treatment planning, now in its third edition as Treatment Planning for Psychotherapists. In 2017 he published a textbook, Basics of Psychotherapy. He is currently a Lecturer at the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Janet.

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