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Jon Keith Meyer, M.D.


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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0171

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0171


Adult Psychiatry , Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Sexual Disorders

Research Interests



Dr. Meyer was Special Assistant to the Director, NIMH, and Chief, National Clearinghouse for Mental Health Information. At Hopkins he was Director, Gender Identity Clinic and Gender Identity Committee. He was the founder of the Sexual Behaviors Consultation Unit. He went to the Medical College of Wisconsin to develop its Division of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Center. As Professor of Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, Dr. Meyer, was very active in psychoanalysis. He served as president, American Psychoanalytic Association, and Chair, House of Delegates, International Psychoanalytic Association. He was Erik Erikson Scholar in Residence, the Austen Riggs Center, was awarded the Edith Sabshin Teaching Award, served on the Editorial Board of JAPA, and was invited to the Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies. Since returning to Baltimore, he has been on the Board of the Washington Psychoanalytic Center, where he is training and supervising analyst, and is a teaching analyst at the Baltimore-Washington Center. Dr. Meyer also holds appointments as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / MD (1964)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (1967)
    • St Elizabeth's Hospital - Commission on Mental Health Services / Psychiatry (1968)
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science / Psychiatry (1969)


    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (1972)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Process

    Selected Publications

    Meyer, J. (1988). A case of hysteria: with a note on biology. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 36:319-346.

    Meyer, J. (1988). The concept of adult psychic structure. 75th Anniversary Supplement, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 36:101-112.

    Meyer, J. (1991). The concept of adult psychic structure. In: Shapiro, T., ed., The Concept of Structure in Psychoanalysis. New York: IUP, pp. 101-112. (Reviewed in Am. J. Psychiatry, 151 (5), p. 772, 1994.)

    Meyer, J., and Maletic, V. (1991). The clinical and theoretical structures of adult phobias. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 11:333-350.

    Meyer, J. and Debbink, N. (2003). Reanalysis in the career of the psychoanalyst. In: Wyman, H., and Wittenberg, S. eds., Festschrift for Milton Horowitz. Journal of Clinical Psychoanalysis, 12(1): 55-71.

    Meyer, J. (2007). Training Analysis and Reanalysis in the Development of a Psychoanalyst. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 55: 1100, 1103-1128.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Daniel Webster National Scholar, Freshman Chemistry Prize,Francis L. Town Scientific Prize, Phi Beta Kappa (Junior Year), Senior Fellow, Rufus Choate Scholar-Dartmouth College
    • Denison Research Prize, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • Edith Sabshin Teaching Award, American Psychoanalytic Association
    • Erik Erikson Scholar in Residence, Austen Riggs Center


    • American College of Psychoanalysts
    • American Psychiatric Association
    • American Psychoanalytic Association
    • Canadian Psychoanalytic Association
      Honorary Member
    • Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies
    • International Psychoanalytic Association
    • Washington (DC) Psychoanalytic Society
    • William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society
      Honorary Member

    Professional Activities

    • Chair, American Psychoanalytic Association
      Board of Directors
    • Chair, American Psychoanaltic Association
      Executive Committee
    • Chair, International Psychoanalytic Association
      House of Delegates
    • President, American Psychoanalytic Association
    • President Elect, American Psychoanalytic Association
    • Secretary, American Psychoanalytic Association
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