Alice Maher, MD – Short Bio

Alice Maher, MD, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in NYC, founded Changing Our Consciousness, which is dedicated to communication across psychological divides. Her documentary, The Hot Stove Project, addresses political and ethnic conflict from the perspective of neuroscience and psychoanalysis.


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