Frank Pittman M.D.

Frank Pittman, M.D.

Frank S. Pittman, III, M.D., is an internationally known psychiatrist and one of the pioneers of family therapy. He's been in private practice for 40 years in Atlanta. He is a prolific writer for professional and popular audiences and has lectured around the world. He has written a popular movie column for the Psychotherapy Networker for over 25 years. He served on the clinical faculty of Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Georgia State University, Department of Psychology. He has been honored with awards from numerous professional organizations and his groundbreaking family therapy research with the Denver Project won a Hofheimer Award from The American Psychiatric Association. His books include Turning Points: Treating Families in Transition and Crisis; Private Lies: Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy; Man Enough: Fathers, Sons and the Search for Masculinity; and Grow Up! How Taking responsibility Can Make You a Happy Adult. Psychology Today has called him "America's funniest psychiatrist." He and Betsy have been married for almost 50 years and have shared an office for 37 years. They have three married children and seven amazing and loveable grandchildren.

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