(M.D. Medical sciences, 1985; University of Manitoba)

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, University of Toronto

Family Medicine Fellowship in Psychotherapies
And of The Narrative Medicine and Humanities Program
Department of Psychiatry, Room 965F
Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5G 1X5

Phone: 416 586-4800 ext. 3204
E-mail: apeterkin@mtsinai.on.ca

Research interests

Allan Peterkin works in HIV and psychotherapy and Gay/Lesbian Health Care.  He is the cofounder and coordinator - Narrative Psychotherapy Program (Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Dept. of Psychiatry). He has conducted a therapeutic writing group for men and women living with HIV over the last six years and has published on that clinical model. He is a founding editor of ARS MEDICA: A Journal of Medicine, The Arts and Humanities.

Recent publications

Here a list of the recent publications of Mr. Peterkin on Homosexualities, vulnerability et resilience theme:

2006 Narrative Competence Psychotherapy For People Living With HIV (Focus: A Guide To AIDS Research and Counselling February 2006)

2003  Caring for Lesbian & Gay People: A Clinical Guide. (textbook selected as prescribed reading by CMA/CMAJ and JAMA) first author. University of Toronto Press.

2003 Outbursts: A Queer Lexicon. Arsenal Pulp Press (A history of gay/lesbian language).

1999  Caring for Gay & Lesbian Patients: Educational Video and Study Guide. Ottawa: Canadian Psychiatric Association.

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