Richard Brockman is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Associate Attending at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He is also a playwright. Works include: "Good Behavior", "Angels Don't Dance", "Five o'clock", "The interrogation of a well dressed lady", "Change of Heart", "The Black Devil", "Unprotected Sex", "Little Caesar", "A soldier's diary", "Informed Consent" and "Voice of America". His plays have been produced in New York, London, Chicago -- off-Broadway, off-off Broadway, Fringe, as well as at various other venues nationally and internationally. Awards include the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, Cynosure, the Texas Film Institute, the South by SouthWest Film Festival, the Samuel French Best Short Play Festivals of 2001 and 2005, among others. His book A Map of the Mind was published by International Universities Press and has been reviewed widely. He has written over 40 articles which have appeared in professional journals, as well as in The Atlantic Monthly, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The Reader's Digest.