Hedda Bolgar 1909-2013


Click Here to Read:  Arnold Richards’s Review of  The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action.

Click Here to Read:  Legendary psychoanalyst, age 103, who trained with Freud and still saw patients until just weeks ago dies  on the Mail online website on May 16, 2013.

Click Here to Read:   She worked past age 100, inspired many more By Steve Lopez in the LA Times on May 15. 2013.

Click Here to Read: A Centenarian’s Retrospective on Psychoanalysis – An Interview with Hedda Bolgar Interviewed by Michael J. Diamond in Diamond, M. J. and Christian, C. (Eds., 2011) The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action.

Dear LAISPS Colleagues,

Dr. Hedda Bolgar an immensely creative, productive, and gifted psychoanalyst and psychologist died peacefully at her home on May 13, 2013 at the age of
103. Dr. Bolgar was an extraordinary psychoanalyst, psychotherapist, and institution builder. Over the course of an 80-year career she was instrumental in the founding and development of The California School of Professional Psychology, The Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, and Wright Institute Los Angeles. Dr. Bolgar was an astonishing and beloved teacher and supervisor who mentored generations of mental health professionals. She was also a dear and kind friend to many.
A requiem funeral mass will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle, Hollywood, 7501 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles on Friday, May 17 at Noon.
Allen Yasser
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