David M. Allen, M.D. is the author of a new book for general audiences, How Dysfunctional Families Spur Mental Disorders: A Balanced Approach to Resolve Problems and Reconcile Relationships, and three books for psychotherapists: A Family Systems Approach to Individual Psychotherapy, Deciphering Motivation in Psychotherapy, and Psychotherapy with Borderline Patients: an Integrated Approach. He is a Professor of Psychiatry and the former Director of Psychiatric Residency Training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, a position he held for 16 years. Prior to that he was in private practice in Southern California during the advent of managed care. Additionally, he has done research into personality disorders and is a psychotherapy theorist. He is associate editor of the Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. See: davidmallenmd.blogspot.com.
April 2011. See: Printable PDF transcript