Craig Malkin PhD

Dr. Craig Malkin

Dr. Craig Malkin, author of Rethinking Narcissism: The Bad—and Surprising Good—About Feeling Special, is a clinical psychologist, and Instructor of Psychology for Harvard Medical School (HMS) with two decades of experience helping individuals, couples, and families. His research on the role of relationships in psychological growth has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

After lecturing in local universities, Malkin went on to become a chief inpatient psychologist at Harvard Medical School's Cambridge Hospital, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he taught interns, residents, and fellows the theory and practice of psychotherapy. He continues to supervise and consult part time for HMS through the Cambridge Health Alliance.

Malkin's advice and insights on a wide range of topics have been featured in major national and international on-line and print media magazines and newspapers, such as Time, Psychology Today, Happen Magazine (on, Marie Claire, and Women's Health, and he has made numerous TV and radio appearances. including NPR and Fox news. He continues to practice fulltime in Harvard Square, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and serves as president and director of YM Psychotherapy and Consultation, Inc., which he owns and operates with his wife, Dr. Jennifer Leigh. 

Author of

Romance Redux

Romance:Ardent emotional attachment or involvement between people
Redux: Brought back, return

Romance Redux is dedicated to exploring insights and research that help restore people's sense of choice and control in matters of passion and romance. I'm especially interested in how biology and behavior combine to either help or hinder the experience of passion at all stages of a relationship.

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