Survey Response: Allen Kaplin, MD

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This survey was last updated in July 2011.

Degrees/Licenses Held: MD

Contact Information:
Allen Kalpin, MD
27 Arnold Crescent Richmond Hill
Ontario Canada L4C 3R6

Number of years in practice: 30

Number of years in practice with patients who have chronic pain symptoms: 30

What is your association to the ISTDP community?
6 years supervision with Habib Davanloo, MD President – International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA)
Creator and maintainer of IEDTA website:
Presenter at EDT (ISTDP) conferences internationally
Private practice – EDT/ISTDP – Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Have you ever suffered from TMS/PPD/somatization? No

Are you able to conduct therapy sessions over the phone? No

What insurance plans do you currently accept? OHIP (Ontario government health insurance)

Do you have a sliding scale of payment for people who are not covered by insurance? No non-OHIP work

Are you familiar with the PPD/TMS approach? If so, what have you done to educate yourself about it, and what plans do you have for further education about TMS? No

What have you done to educate yourself about chronic pain and somatization, and what plans do you have for further education? On-going

What is your general approach to treating patients in chronic pain, and how would you compare it to the TMS approach? Use of ISTDP approach.

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