Dr. Hilary Offman

Hilary Offman, MD FRCPC is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst with a private practice in Toronto, Canada. She is a lecturer and supervisor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She is a supervising analyst and Board member for the Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis (TICP) and a current member of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Relational Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (IARPP). She has presented her work at several international IARPP conferences, Division 39 of the American Psychological Association, the International Health Humanities Consortium, the International Federation of Psychoanalytic Educators (IFPE), the University of Iowa’s Creative Writing Center, the Austin Psychoanalytic Institute, the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP) and the Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Dr. Offman’s writing is published in Psychoanalytic DialoguesTransgender Quarterly, and her most recent paper, “The Otherness of Fat: An Intersectional Enactment of Epic Proportions,” in Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Her papers, “The Princess and the Penis” and “The Queering of a Cisgender Psychoanalyst,” are used to teach about working psychoanalytically with patients who identify as non-binary.

Photograph by Jacklyn Atlas