Dr. Richard Gartner is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in New York City who specializes in treating men with histories of sexual abuse. Dr. Gartner is the author of several books and numerous articles about sexual abuse including Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life after Boyhood Sexual Abuse and Betrayed as Boys: Psychodynamic Treatment of Sexually Abused Men, as well as the editor of Memories of Sexual Betrayal: Truth, Fantasy, Repression, and Dissociation.  He is a Training and Supervising Analyst and is on the teaching faculty of the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute in New York City. He is the Founding Director of the White Institute’s Sexual Abuse Program and for six years he was Director of its Center for the Study of Psychological Trauma. He also supervised in the Clinical Psychology Program at Columbia University for twenty years.  Dr. Gartner served for seven years on the Board of Directors of MaleSurvivor: the National Organization against Male Sexual Victimization, and was its President for 2002-2004.