About Dr. Glucksman

Dr. Glucksman is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in Redding, Connecticut and New York City. He is a graduate of the University of Washington, School of Medicine, and completed his psychiatric training at the Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Glucksman is a graduate of The Psychoanalytic Institute at New York Medical College, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Senior Fellow of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, and a Fellow of the American College of Psychoanalysts. Dr. Glucksman is currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, as well as a Training and Supervising Analyst on the faculty of The Psychoanalytic Institute at New York Medical College. He is a Past-President of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, as well as the Fairfield County Psychiatric Society. In addition, he is an attending psychiatrist on the medical staff of Danbury Hospital.

Dr. Glucksman is the author of many papers in the psychiatric and psychoanalytic literature. He is the author of two books, “Dreaming: An Opportunity for Change”, and “Evolution of a Medical Psychoanalyst”. In addition, he is the co-editor of three books: “Affect: Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice”(with Morton Cantor), “Dreams in New Perspective”(with Silas Warner), and “Dream Research”(with Milton Kramer). His publications cover a broad range of topics, including: psychodynamic aspects of obesity, biofeedback psychotherapy, psychodynamics and neurobiology, elements of clinical change, affect dysregulation, psychoanalytic and psychodynamic education, the therapeutic relationship, and dream content during psychotherapy. He is especially interested in the factors that facilitate clinical growth and change during treatment. His current research is centered on how dreams can be used to validate and promote clinical change. A recent publication examines the predictability of suicide from the dream imagery of depressed individuals.

Dr. Glucksman treats a number of psychiatric disorders, including: anxiety, depression, panic, phobias, obsessions, post-traumatic stress, personality disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, gender identity disorders, sexual dysfunctions, work inhibitions, marital discord, and family conflicts. In addition, he is particularly interested in the emotional consequences of medical illness, such as cancer, heart disease, neurological disorders and dementia. He uses a variety of therapeutic modalities, including: brief and long-term psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychopharmacology, marital, group, and family therapy.

Dr. Glucksman does not participate in any managed care or insurance networks, but helps patients submit claims to insurance companies. He is not a Medicare provider, but is flexible regarding fees for patients who have Medicare.