Felix Yaroshevsky M.D. C.R.C.P.(C)
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
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
Private practice - Family Life Foundation,
Satyr Enterprises Incorporated -
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,
1974/75 Post-graduate training in Medicine at University of Toronto in
preparation for E.C.F.M.G.
Sleep Research Fellow at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto
1966/72 Staff Psychiatrist at the Bekhterev Institute of Psychiatry,
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,
"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
"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,
"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
"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,
'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,
"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,
"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.