Kenneth H. Talan, M.D., is board-certified in adult and child psychiatry; he completed his psychiatric training at Yale University. Dr. Talan has had long-term associations with child and adolescent clinics, a residential program, and public school systems in his area of Massachusetts. He has served for over 20 years as a psychiatric consultant to teachers, psychologists, counselors, and administrative staff working with troubled students. He has taught at the Smith School for Social Work and lectured on child-related topics to professionals and the public. Dr. Talan lives with his wife, Kitty; they have two adult daughters.