Paul Brinich, PhD trained at the University of Chicago, the Langley Porter Institute (University of California at San Francisco), the Anna Freud Centre (London), and the Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas (Chapel Hill, NC). He is a past president of both the Association for Child Psychoanalysis and the North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society. An emeritus professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he consults with a local public elementary school and the Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood (Cary, NC). He is a senior editor of the Psychoanalytic Study of the Child.