Salman Akhtar, MD is an internationally recognized psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, writer, and poet. His more than 60 books include Immigration and Identity (1999), Freud along the Ganges (2005), and Comprehensive Dictionary of Psychoanalysis (2009). Recipient of numerous prestigious awards, Dr Akhtar is a globally sought out speaker. He has conducted teaching workshops in many countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, England, Holland, Mexico, and Turkey. He has published seven volumes of poetry and serves as the ScholarinResidence at the InterAct Theatre Company. He maintains a clinical practice in Philadelphia.