Ely Garfinkle, MD
...Dr. Ely Garfinkle, M.S., L.P.C.C.current President of the Ottawa Psychoanalytic Society graduated medicine in 1973 and spent a couple of years as an emergency physician and as rural family physician before retraining as a psychiatrist and then as a psychoanalyst.
Since graduating from the Montreal Psychoanalytic Institute
in 1986, he
has been practicing psychoanalysis in his
basement home office originally in Montreal and later in Ottawa.His
publication/research interests usually range with the clinical realities his
analysands present in practice and have included the subject of multiple personality, the relationship between talion law and quid pro quo - its inverse, and finding a mutually agreed upon common definition for projective identification.A faculty member at the Ottawa and Montreal branches of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Institute, Dr. Garfinkle is currently in a full time exclusively psychoanalytic clinical practice.He
lives in Ottawa, Canada with his
wife and four children (aged 8 to 17 years).