Richard M. Zeitner, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst, and couple and family therapist who obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Brigham Young University.  After completing his internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center he then served a four-year stint in the U.S. Army at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks and at Munson Army Hospital at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  Subsequently, he completed a two year post-doctoral training program in marital and family therapy at the Menninger Foundation, after which he pursued psychoanalytic training and graduated from the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis.  He has continued in private practice in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, while he is now a training and supervising analyst for the Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute.
He has taught and lectured at the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis, the Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute, the International Psychotherapy Institute, and the Center for Behavioral Medicine, the psychiatric residency and psychology internship programs for the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, and has made numerous public and professional appearances as a teacher and lecturer.


Dr. Zeitner has been married for forty years, and he credits his wife, Jane, for helping him learn about the transformation of the self within his own marriage as his most important step toward developing his extensive knowledge about relationships and how they work.  He has two grown children and two granddaughters with whom he remains closely involved.

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