Joan Wheelis, M.D., is a training and supervising psychoanalyst at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; assistant clinical professor at Harvard Medical School; clinical faculty at McLean
Hospital; and teaches at Massachusetts General Hospital / McLean Hospital Psychiatric Residency Program. Wheelis’s parents were both psychoanalysts who practiced in San Francisco, in offices that occupied a part of the home in which she grew up. Her father, Allen Wheelis, was the author of 15 books, including psychoanalytic and philosophical explorations, novels, and memoir. Joan Wheelis’s mother was known professionally as Ilse Jawetz. Fred L. Griffin, M.D., is training and supervising analyst at the Dallas Psychoanalytic Center and clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is author of Creative Listening and the Psychoanalytic Process.