Otto F. Kernberg, M.D. is Medial Director of the New Your Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, Westchester Division, and Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College, and one of the world's leading teachers of object relations.
He is also Training and Supervising Analyst of the Columbi University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. In the past, Dr. Kernberg served as Director of the C.F. Menninger Memorial Hospital, Supervising and Training Analyst of the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis, and Director of the Psychotherapy Research Project of the Menninger Foundation. He was Directory of the General Clinical Service of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Kernberg is Book Editor of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He was awarded the 1972 Heinz Hartmann Award of the New Your Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, the 1975 Edward A. Strecker Award from the Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital, the 1981 George E. Daniels Merit Award of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine. He is the author of numerous books and articles.