Mark D. Smaller, Ph.D., is the immediate Past President of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the oldest psychoanalytic organization in the United States. He is a psychoanalyst and works with adults, adolescents and children and practices in Douglas/Saugatuck in Southwest Michigan, after having practiced for over 40 years in Chicago.
Dr. Smaller was Founding Executive Director Project Realize, an in-school high school treatment, training and research program at Morton Alternative School in Cicero, Illinois, from 2006-2016.
Dr. Smaller is the former Director of the Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation in New York. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation, American Psychoanalytic Foundation; The Executive Committee of the International Society for Neuropsychoanalysis in London. He is a former board member of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago, and the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
Dr.Smaller is a recipient of the 2008 American Psychoanalytic Association Distinguished Service Award.