Mark D. Smaller, Ph.D., is the immediate Past President of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the oldest psychoanalytic association in the United States. A psychoanalyst, Dr. Smaller works with adults, adolescents and children and practices in Douglas/Saugatuck Michigan.
Dr. Smaller is the former Director of the Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation in New York.
He is also an organizational consultant working with small businesses, non-profit and professional organizations, and educational institutions.
He is the current and founding director of Project Realize [formerly, the Analytic Service to Adolescents Program (ASAP)] – an in-school treatment and research project at Morton Alternative High School in Cicero, Il. He is also the founding Director of Great Expectations a program modeled after Project Realize, at Saugatuck High School in Saugatuck Michigan.
Dr. Smaller 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.