Anger is a tool for change when it challenges us to become more of an expert on the self and less of an expert on others.

Harriet Lerner

About Harriet Lerner

Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. (born November 30, 1944), is a clinical psychologist, a contributor to psychoanalytic concepts regarding family and feminist theory and therapy, and also the author of many books written for the general public. From 1972 to 2001 she was a staff psychologist at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, and a faculty member and supervisor in the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry. During this time she published extensively on the psychology of women and family relationships, revising traditional psychoanalytic concepts to reflect feminist and family systems perspectives.

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