With over 40 years of clinical experience, Dr. Galatzer-Levy sees children, adolescents and adults in his primary therapy practice.

In his active forensic practice he is a highly respected expert and consultant—providing expertise in the interface between psychiatry and the law. He has worked in a wide range of legal cases—civil, criminal and divorce.

Dr. Galatzer-Levy is a widely sought-after teacher and public speaker in his professional roles as a clinician and as an expert witness.

He serves as a consultant to mental health and legal professionals, as well as to schools and other institutions.

He is the author of five books and more than 110 papers and book chapters.

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  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago
  • Institute for Psychoanalsysis, Chicago

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  • Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, University of Chicago
  • Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis: training, supervising, and child and adolescent supervising analyst
  • Board certified psychoanalyst and child and adolescent psychoanalyst
  • Past President Chicago Psychoanalytic Society
  • Illinois Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Chicago Forensic Forum
  • Past Secretary American Psychoanalytic Association

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