Felix Yaroshevsky M.D. C.R.C.P.(C)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Medical Training

1957 - Graduated from Medical School in Leningrad, USSR

1957/58 - Post-graduate training in Surgery in Leningrad and Pskov, USSR

1964/66 - Post-graduate training in Psychiatry in Leningrad

1974/75 - Post-graduate training in Medicine at University of Toronto for E.C.F.M.G.

1975 - E.C.F.M.G. 1976/77 - Post-graduate training in Psychiatry at University of Toronto

1978 - M.D., F.R.C.P. (C)

1981 - L.M.C.C., FLEX

Clinical Background

Present Positions:

Private practice - Family Life Foundation, Satyr Enterprises Incorporated - Medical Director.

Past Positions:

1982/2006 Consultant Psychiatrist - Child and Family Clinic, Scarborough Hospital.

1979/1982 Staff Psychiatrist at Queen Street Mental Health Centre.

Lecturer at the University of Toronto

1978 Clinical Fellow at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto

1977 Resident in Psychiatry at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto

1976/77 Resident in Psychiatry at Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto

1974/75 Post-graduate training in Medicine at University of Toronto in preparation for E.C.F.M.G.

1974 Sleep Research Fellow at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto

1966/72 Staff Psychiatrist at the Bekhterev Institute of Psychiatry, Leningrad, U.S.S.R.

Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychology, University of Leningrad

1964/66 Psychiatrist in training, Leningrad

1957/64 Surgeon, Obstetrician&Gynaecologist

Publications and Presentations:

"Semi-Carbozide and Cadmium Treatment of Patients with Malignant Tumors in the Incurable Period", (MEDGIZ, 1963) Voprosi Oncologii (translation: Questions on Oncology), v.IX, n.6.

"Report on Treating a Group of Patients with Different Forms of Neuroses", Film,Gold medal at National Economy Exhibition of the U.S.S.R., 1967.

"An Innovation in Treating Patients with Neuroses", Archives of the Bekhterev Institute, 1967.

"Differential Diagnostic Between Organic and Neurotic Symptoms", Report for the Leningrad Psycho-Neurological Society, 1967.

"Development of a Method of Objective Analysis of Psychotherapeutic Procedures", Archives of the Bekhterev Institute, 1967.

"Family Psychotherapy", Collection of Psychotherapeutic Papers, Harkoff, 1968.

"Psycho-somatograph: An Instrument for Objective Registration of Several Types of Psychosomatic Reactions During a Psychotherapeutic Procedure and Their Subsequent Analysis", Mathematical Methods in Psychiatry and Neurology, Leningrad, 1968.

"On Psycho-Physiological Characteristics of Effort by Neurotics", Physiological Correlatives of Psychical Functions, Kursk, 1970.

"Research in the Field of Clinical-Psychological Neurotic Asthenia", Clinical-Psychological Investigations of Personality, Leningrad, 1971.

"Clinical-Psychological and Clinical-Physiological Research of Subjective and Objective in Neurotic Asthenia as a Foundation of Psychotherapy, Collection of the Conference on Psychotherapy in the U.S.S.R., Harkoff, 1972.

"Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Asthenia", S.S. Korsakoff Magazine of Neurology and Psychiatry, Leningrad, 1972. "Clinical Picture of Homosexuality", Report and Presentation in the Centre of Sexology, Leningrad, 1972.

"Asthenic Syndrome of Neuroses", Ph.D. Thesis, Academic Council of Bekhterev Institute, Leningrad, 1972.

"Self-Mutilation in Soviet Prisons", Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, October, 1975.

"Psychiatry -- Healing Profession and Socio-Political Tool (Our Responsibility)", Canadian Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., 1979.

"Engagement in a Preliminary Assessment of Families with a Psychotic Member", Research Day, University of Toronto, 1980.

"Family Context and Distress in Relationships", Presentation to Mental Health Groups. "Seminar in Family Therapy", Presentation to Queen Street Mental Health Centre, Toronto, 1981.

"Anticipatory Gender Identity in the Family Context". Presentation to the International Congress on Psycho-Prophylaxis in Obstetrics, Athens, Greece, 1983.

"The Treatment of Whole Families", Unpublished manuscript, Family Life Foundation, Toronto, 1983.

"The Child as a Presenting Problem", Workshop presentation, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, 1985.

"Intergenerational Ghosts", Presentation to the Child and Family Clinic, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, 1985.

"Split Families: Parents Without a Marriage", Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry, Sixth Annual Meeting, Whistler, B.C., 1986.

"Psycho-pharmacological Update in Child Psychiatry", Presentation to the Pediatric Department, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, 1989.

Series of workshops on Family Therapy given with Dr. Carl Whitaker and Dr. David Keith, U.S.S.R., June, 1990.

Workshop on Family Therapy with Dr. David Keith. Presentation to Child and Family Clinic, Scarborough General Hospital, January, 1992. "Family Relationships" - Six articles published in a periodical, "Vestnik", from June 1 to October 8, 1992.

Workshop on Family Therapy in Chronic Intractable Psychosomatic Symptomatology, Presentation in Syracuse, New York, November, 1993.

"Delegating Responsibilities", Presentation at the Annual Conference of Psychotherapy Supervisors, University of Toronto, April, 1995.

"ADD Often Rooted in Family Trouble", Published in Medical Post, July 16, 1996.

"Ritalin, Ritalin, Who's Got the Ritalin?" (with David Schatzky) Published in the Globe and Mail, September 3, 1996.

"Psychiatrist Looks at Family Ties in Treating the Individual", Interview in The Beacon Herald, September 3, 1996.

"A Disorder is One Thing, A Syndrome Another" (with David Schatzky) Published in the Globe and Mail, October 2, 1996.

"The Family Life Cycle", presentation at Stratford, Ontario, October 10, 1996.=20

'De-Whitakerization' vs. 'De-bullshitization' topic of reflection group, "The Spirit of Carl Whitaker in today's clinical practice". Conference at Syracuse, New York, September, 1998.

"Tears Invisible to the World", article published in Russian periodical, "Infotrade", October 23, 1998.

"Do We See Each Other's Tears?", article published in Russian periodical, "Infotrade", November 10, 1998. "Cycle of Tears in Nature", article published in Russian periodical, "Infotrade", November 25, 1998.

"The Tears I Cry Today, You Will Pay For With Your Own, Tomorrow", article published in "Infotrade", December, 1998.

"Tears Stream Down My Face, When I am Moved By Someone's Fantasy", article published in "Infotrade", December, 1998.

"Laughter Through Tears", article published in "Infotrade", January, 1999.

"Crocodile Tears", article published in "Infotrade", January, 1999.

"Your Troubles Can't Be Helped By Your Tears? ... or ... "What One Needs A Psychotherapist For", article published in "Infotrade", February, 1999.

"Debullshitization: A Down-To-Earth Approach To Psychotherapy", American Academy of Psychotherapists 1999 Institute and Conference, workshop presentation in Chicago, Illinois, October 20-24, 1999.

"Deficit of Attention Disorder" ( with Vivian Bekiaris ) Chapter in "FAMILY THERAPY AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO MEDICATION (an appraisal of pharmland)". Brunner-Routledge, New York, 2003.

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