Podcast: Mental Health in the Age of Trump

Jan 10, 2019

ICSW’s Allan Scholom is interviewed by Tom Moss of the pollical action group, Indivisible.  The historical, political, economic and psychological conditions that led us to the Trump presidency.


Allan Scholom, PhD is on the Faculty of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, on the Faculty and Board of the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis, Immediate Past President of the Section of Psychoanalyst Practitioners of the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology of the American Psychological Association and a Member of the Steering Committee of the Psychotherapy Action Network.

He has served as President of the Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, First Vice Chairperson of the Chicago Community Mental Health Board, and Founder and Chairperson of the Illinois Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers, and as a Mental Health Policy Advisor to Illinois US Senator Adlai Stevenson, Jr. Dr. Scholom has published and presented widely on the interface between psychoanalysis and politics, primarily regarding mental/health care issues. He has taught classes and led workshops on Psychoanalysis and Politics, Therapist Subjectivity, the Clinical Use of Dreams and Case Conferences. Dr. Scholom is in the private practice of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and supervision.