Salman Akhtar, MD

Contact Dr. Akhtar

833 Chestnut Street, Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-2547
(215) 503-2856 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Traces of nature and nurture in the movie Leave No Trace (2018)
  2. Repression: A Critical Assessment and Update of Freud’s 1915 Paper
  3. “There and Then” in the “Here and Now”: Commentary on Kernberg
  4. Hoarding: A multifactorial understanding
  5. Privacy: An introductory overview
  6. Introduction
  7. Privacy: Developmental, cultural, and clinical realms
  8. Mirza Ghalib introduced me to Professor Wig
  9. Turning Points in Dynamic Psychotherapy: Initial Assessment, Boundaries, Money, Disruptions and Suicidal Crises
  10. Introduction
  11. Unusual interventions: Alterations of the frame, method, and relationship in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis
  12. Refusing to listen to certain kinds of material
  13. Humility
  14. Psychoanalytic listening: Methods, limits, and innovations
  15. Matters of life and death: Psychoanalytic reflections
  16. The psychodynamic dimension of terrorism
  17. The realm of humility
  18. Arrogance: Developmental, cultural, and clinical realms
  19. The realm of arrogance
  20. Dehumanization: Origins, manifestations, and remedies
  21. Prologue
  22. The geography of meanings: Psychoanalytic perspectives on place, space, land, and dislocation
  23. A web of sorrow: Mistrust, jealousy, lovelessness, shamelessness, regret, and hopelessness
  24. The trauma of geographical dislocation: Leaving, arriving, mourning, and becoming
  25. Commentary on Yasser ad-Dab'bagh's “Islamophobia: Prejudice, the psychological skin of the self and large-group dynamics”