Bingham Dai

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  • Dai, a psychotherapist, was a professor of mental hygiene and psychotherapy at Duke University from 1943 until 1969. Dai, a native of China, graduated from St. John's University in Shanghai, China in 1923. He came to the U.S. on a fellowship to the University of Chicago. It was in Chicago that he conducted research on opium addiction (Ph.D. 1937). He taught psychotherapy at Peking Union Medical College from 1935 to 1939, but left China due to the Japanese Army's invasion. Following his retirement at Duke University, Dai continued to provide personality analysis and psychotherapy expertise through his private practice. He also provided clinical training to the staff of several regional mental health centers and lectured at Appalachian State University.
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  • per00017
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