Dr. Ingram has had numerous affiliations. His current affiliations include the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psychoanalytic Association, New York Medical College, the American Institute for Psychoanalysis, the American Psychiatric Association, the New York State Psychiatric Association, and the New York County Psychiatric Association.

Aside from his lectures in psychiatry to residents-in-training through New York Medical College where he is Clinical Professor, Dr. Ingram’s primary professional activities most recently have been through the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis.  The Academy is a 600-member national psychiatric association that encourages the utility of psychotherapy as a necessary adjunct to the benefits that psychiatric medication alone can provide.  Dr. Ingram has served the Academy in several leadership capacities, including its presidency.  Most recently, he is the founder and Chair of the Academy’s Task Force on Psychiatrist WellBeing. (  This program  offers references, links and personal accounts that seek to  support  psychiatrists experiencing distress professionally or personally.

Dr. Ingram has served two ten-year terms as  editor-in-chief at each of two peer-reviewed scholarly psychoanalytic journals: The American Journal of Psychoanalysis and The Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. In these capacities, he was responsible for the selection for publication of clinical and theoretical article submissions from psychoanalysts and psychiatrists. He is also editor of the volume, Final Lectures, the transcribed lectures on psychoanalytic technique by the esteemed psychoanalyst Karen Horney (1885-1952).

A sought-after speaker at national and international psychiatric meetings, Dr. Ingram has presented on many topics, including loneliness, stalking, protecting the privacy of the potentially violent patient vs. the need to protect the safety of others (Presidential Symposium on Ethics, American Psychiatric Association), retirement, the issues encountered by caregivers of ill spouses, long-term psychotherapy (Organizzazioneni Psicoanalisti Italiani-Federazione e Registro, Bologna, Italy), metaphor theory,  confidentiality, the work of Karen Horney (Evangelische Akademie Hofgeismar, Germany), the life cycle, the meaning of stories, the confounding issues in offering reassurance, the poetics of psychoanalysis, and post-structural and narrative psychoanalytic theory.

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