Peggy Papp, MSW, CSW, FAPA

Peggy Papp is a supervising faculty member of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and founder and director of Ackerman¹s Depression and Gender project.

In this project, a model was created that recognized the role gender plays in depression. Using this model with a group of previously hospitalized patients and their spouses, the need for subsequent hospitalization was eliminated in 90 percent of the cases.

Ms. Papp, an internationally renowned therapist, is the author of numerous articles and books on family therapy with an emphasis on gender and power. Her publications have been translated into many languages. She has also presented extensively in Europe, Japan, Argentina and Israel.

Peggy Papp has received many honors and awards for her work. She was the recipient of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's Lifetime Achievement Award, and has been honored by the American Family Therapy Academy for her pioneering work on The Women's Project for Family Therapy.

In addition to her Ackerman affiliation, Ms. Papp has a private practice in family therapy in New York City.

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