Director of Advanced Training at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute
- M.D., Georgetown University
Directs the advanced training program at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at WCW, focusing on relational-cultural therapy in psychology and the neurobiology of connection
Amy Banks, M.D., has devoted her career to understanding the neurobiology of relationships. In addition to her work at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute (JBMTI), she was an instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships. She is the first person to bring relational-cultural theory together with neuroscience and is the foremost expert in the combined field. Banks has spoken throughout the country on the neurobiology of relationship and has an ongoing passion to spread the message that we are hardwired for connection.