The Department of Psychiatry at Overlook Hospital and the South Asian Mental Health Initiative (SAMHIN) proudly present the release of the book: METAPHORS OF HEALING by Harish Malhotra, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ and Former Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ.

Keynote address:


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Salman Akhtar, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia PA and Supervising and Training Analyst, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, PA

SUNDAY, JULY 27TH, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.


99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit NJ 07902

RSVP: 908-273-6164

Light refreshments and book signing

Dr. Harish Malhotra’s Book, “Metaphors of Healing: Playful Language in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life” has been Published by Hamilton books. Metaphors of Healing features hundreds of metaphors Harish Malhotra has created for use with his patients in therapy, which have yielded positive results. Readers will be able to use the metaphors to help themselves or others, whether they be a practitioner, patient, or someone looking to gain a deeper understanding of human behavior. The book made the bestseller list of University Press of America. It is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other major bookstores.