Dr. Fleischer received his Ph.D. from Smith College as well as a certificate in individual therapy. He is also a psychoanalyst, is a graduate of the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis, and is a member of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society and the International Psychoanalytical Association. He is an Assistant Professor at Lakehead University, Orillia Campus in the School of Social Work. Also, he is an Assistant Professor, Status-Only at the University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash School of Social Work. He is on the faculty at the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis, and has a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. Areas of clinical and research interest include adult and adolescent mental health, psychoanalysis, and the education of mental health professionals.