Paul Wachtel, PhD

Paul Wachtel

Paul Wachtel, PhD

Paul L. Wachtel, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at City College and the CUNY Graduate Center in New York. He earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia and his PhD from Yale. As a faculty member of the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Paul co-founded the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) and served as its past president.

Dr. Paul Wachtel is an accomplished author, contributing to notable works such as “Psychoanalysis, Behavior Therapy, and the Relational World” and “Making Room for the Disavowed: Reclaiming the Self in Psychotherapy.” Recognized with prestigious awards including the Hans H. Strupp Award and the Sidney J. Blatt Award, he has lectured globally on psychotherapy, personality theory, and the intersection of psychological research with societal challenges.

Financial Disclosures: Paul L. Wachtel maintains a private practice of psychotherapy and is an employee of the City College of New York, where he is Distinguished Professor of Psychological. He receives a speaking honorarium from Leading Edge Seminars Inc.

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