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Samuel P. Wyche, D.O.

Founding Member

Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Wyche practices psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and psychopharmacology in Wyndmoor, PA, and is on the faculty at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP). He also teaches an interactive class at PCOP for third year candidates titled “Diversity, Racism, and Otherness”.

Dr. Wyche completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Pennsylvania after graduating from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and he completed his analytic training at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. Past positions include Medical Director at Children’s Services, Inc., Director of Psychiatry at Graterford Prison, and Medical Director at The Therapeutic Center at Fox Chase A/K/A the Bridge. Dr. Wyche is current president of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.

Dr. Wyche has written and spoken to groups about the mental health experience of African-Americans, and he has been a guest speaker on the WURD radio program, “Physicians on Air”. Dr. Wyche has been a film discussant for Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia’s Reel Thinking series several times, and has led interactive group programs following the screening of the documentary films, Black Psychoanalyst Speak, Selma, and Something the Lord Made. He has been a participant in multiple Psychoanalytic Forums on the topic of “Race and Diversity” at PCOP and the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) Winter Meetings, including the 2015 Presidential Symposium.

Articles & Publications

Wyche, S. P. (2012). An African American’s becoming a psychoanalyst: Some personal reflections. The African American Experience: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 321-336.

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