Dr. Jane G. Tillman is a treatment team leader and supervisor of psychotherapy and psychological testing. A board certified clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, she also chairs the Erikson Scholar Search Committee and is the Principal Investigator on an externally funded study of States of Mind Preceding a Near Lethal Suicide Attempt.
Active in many professional organizations, Dr. Tillman is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education, Inc., Chair of the Ethics Committee for Division 39, and on the Scientific Activities Committee for the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is a member of the Committee for the Evaluation of Research Proposals (CERP) for the International Psychoanalytic Association. Dr.Tillman is the past-president for the Section on Women, Gender and Psychoanalysis for Division 39 (Psychoanalysis). A reviewer for several professional journals, Dr. Tillman is on the Editorial Board of Psychoanalytic Psychology. She has published and presented papers on a wide variety of topics including: dissociation, psychosis, religion, impasses in treatment, clinical and professional ethics, research methodologies, and the effect of patient suicide on clinicians.
Dr. Tillman attended the University of the South and received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She earned a M.Div. from Duke University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Following her internship in clinical psychology at the Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Tillman completed a Fellowship and Advanced Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Austen Riggs Center. She is a graduate of the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute.