The Anna Freud Foundation

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Goals and Origin

The Anna Freud Foundation a tax-exempt organization, was established in 1953 by Dora Hartmann, Ruth Eissler, and Edith B. Jackson. It has been dedicated to promoting psychoanalytic theory and practice, especially those stimulated by Anna Freud.

The Board of Trustees of the Anna Freud Foundation will be accepting inquiries for seed money, matching grants, and cash gifts to promote child analysis and the training of child analysts. Inquiries can be made by institutions on behalf of their affiliates and candidates or, in select instances, by private individuals themselves. All requests will be considered by the Board. Further information can be obtained by contacting Claudia Lament, PhD at

Gifts and contributions may be sent directly to the Secretary/Treasurer. All gifts will be formally acknowledged.

Board of Trustees
Chairman: Samuel Abrams, M..D.
25 East 83rd Street, Apt 2D
New York, N.Y. 10028.
Secretary/Treasurer: Claudia Lament, Ph.D.
31 Washington Square West PHA
New York, N.Y. 10011

Samuel Abrams, M.D.
Alice Colonna, M.A.
Robert King, M.D.
Rona Knight, Ph.D.
Anton O. Kris, M.D.
Claudia Lament, Ph.D.
Wendy Olesker, Ph.D.
Judith A. Yanof, M.D.

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