James Weiss, MD is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who's been in private practice since 1981. He did his psychiatry residency and then a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at Duke University Medical Center, and he joined the Duke faculty in 1978. He graduated from the UNC-Duke Psychoanalytic Education Program, now a component of the Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas (PECC), and he was certified in adult psychoanalysis by the American Psychoanalytic Association in 1998. He has served as director of theory courses for the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center and program chair for the NC Psychoanalytic Society, and he is a past president of the Society. While program chair, he began a liaison with the PlayMakers Repertory Company, which continues today as the Mindplay series of psychoanalytic discussions. Email: [email protected]