Carlos Sluzki, M.D.

Psychiatrist and Master Psychotherapist
Online (virtual) Consultations and Therapy

Carlos Sluzki, M.D.

Dr. Carlos Sluzki is a master teacher, trainer and practitioner of:

  • Psychiatric / Psychosocial consultations
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Couples therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Social network interventions

Over the years, Dr. Sluzki has helped thousands of patients and colleagues, providing:

  • An experienced & broad-based perspective
  • Efficient, effective guidance
  • Reliable, solid service
  • Warm, empathic care


With a background in Social Psychiatry and Psychodynamic Psychiatry, Dr. Sluzki has been the director of departments of psychiatry in two general hospitals for a total of 22 years, and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF and University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is currently a clinical Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.


Dr. Sluzki completed his training in psychoanalysis at the Argentine Psychoanalytic Association, and participated in the development of the Brief Therapy team at MRI (Palo Alto, CA). Over the years, he has provided individual therapy in both the public and private sector, following a narrative oriented approach towards conflict transformation.


Dr. Sluzki has participated in the development of the field of systemic couples and family therapy, with a steady presence as a trainer and practitioner. He has authored a dozen books, and over 150 articles and chapters on the subject.

During 7 years, he has been the director of training and then director of the prestigious Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, CA. During those years, he was the editor of Family Process, the dean of the journals in the field of family therapy.

A Ph.D Honoraris Causa from Maimonides University, Dr. Sluzki has received awards from the American Family Therapy Academy and the International Family Therapy Association. He is honorary member of the European Family Therapy Association, and of countless national organizations worldwide. He is a regular key-note presenter in national and international symposia and congresses.


For practitioners seeking to disentangle complex clinical cases, reverse therapeutic dead ends, or simply expand their skills, Dr. Sluzki offers supervision or regular consultation, in person or online.