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William S. Pollack, Ph.D.

William S. Pollack, Ph.D.

William S. Pollack, Ph.D. Biography

William S. Pollack, Ph.D. is the Director of the Centers for Men and Young Men and the Director of Continuing Education (Psychology) at McLean Hospital; and is Assistant Clinical Professor (Psychology) in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the Past President of the Massachusetts Psychological Association, a member the Boston Psychoanalytic Society, a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP, Board Certified), and a Founding Member and Fellow of The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, a division of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Pollack is Founder & Director of the REAL BOYS.Educational Programs. He has served on the U.S. Presidential initiative, The National Campaign Against Youth Violence and is a consultant to The United States Secret Service, including its collaborative Safe Schools Initiative with the U.S. Department of Education.

An expert in the areas of: boy's development/education and men's roles (including violence, suicide and depression), school safety (including bullying prevention), workplace violence, gender studies (men, boy-girl and male/female relationships), parenting (mothering / fathering), organizational structure, gender and work/family balance in workplace culture, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and professional issues in the practice of psychology, he is the author and/contributor of numerous scholarly journal articles and book chapters.

He has written Real Boys Workbook, Real Boys' Voices, Real Boys--Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths Of Boyhood and co-authored In A Time of Fallen Heroes: The Re-Creation of Masculinity.

Dr. Pollack resides in Newton, Massachusetts with his family.

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This biography was last updated on 09/05/2015.

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