William S. Meyer, MSW is a past President the National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (now the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work).  He is the Director of Training for the Department of Social Work at Duke University Medical Center, where he is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Ob/Gyn. He has been teaching psychotherapy to Duke psychiatry residents for over 25 years. He is on the editorial board of the Clinical Social Work Journal and Psychoanalytic Social Work and has authored and lectured on numerous clinical and theoretical papers.  He was the 2005 recipient of the Edith Sabshin Teaching Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association, and in 1999 he was the recipient of the Heart of Social Work Award awarded at the meeting of the Council On Social Work Education. He was the 2010 recipient of the Smith College School for Social Work, Day-Garrett Award and in 2011 was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to Clinical Social Work and Psychoanalysis by the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW).