American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst
According to Wikipedia,
James Gooch was an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst influential in promoting the ideas of Melanie Klein, Wilfred Bion , and the British Object Relations theorists in Southern California in the 1980s and 1990s. He was chair of the Department of Psychoanalysis at the California Graduate Institute, an independent professional school for psychologists, and during 1984-1990 he was founding president of the Psychoanalytic Center of California , a Kleinian-oriented psychoanalytic institute in Los Angeles. He was also a founding member of The Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies and served for eight years as the North American Representative to the Board of the IPA International Psychoanalytic Association.
James Gooch is affiliated with the following schools: