Orillia professor contributing author of book on psychoanalysis
Dr. Les Fleischer, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator with the School of Social Work, is one of 27 contributing authors of the book "Underlying Assumptions in Psychoanalytic Schools: A Comparative Perspective" (2023) edited by Bernd Huppertz. Dr. Fleischer wrote "Chapter 10: American Ego Psychology" (pp. 107-118).
This book offers a comparative study of the major schools of psychoanalysis by exploring their historical development, their differences and similarities, and the underlying assumptions made by each. With contributions from leading authors in the field, and covering both historical and international schools, the book provides an enlightening account that will prove essential to psychoanalytic practitioners and students of psychoanalysis and the history of medicine.