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educator , Psychiatrist , psychoanalyst

Jose Luis Gonzalez de Rivera, Spanish psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, educator. License Medical Council Canada, 1973.


Rivera, Jose Luis Gonzalez de was born on November 12, 1944 in Bilbao, Spain. Son of Francisco and Ana Maria (Revuelta) Gonzalez de Rivera.


Bachelor of Science, Santiago Apostol, Bilbao, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, University Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, 1969. Doctor of Science, University Pais Vasco, Bilbao, 1976.


Intern in psychiatry, Laval U. Medical Center, Quebec, Canada, 1970-1971; resident McGill University diploma course in psychiatry, Montreal (Quebec) General Hospital, 1971-1973; assistant chief resident, teaching fellow, Douglas Hospital, Montreal, 1973; assistant chief resident, teaching fellow, Montreal Children's Hospital, 1974; assistant chief resident, teaching fellow, Royal Victoria Hospital and Montreal Neurological Institute, 1974-1975; clinical instructor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1975-1976; assistant clinical professor, Autonomous U., Madrid, 1976-1981; professor, acting department chairman psychiatry, U. Louisiana Laguna, Tenerife, Spain, 1980-1984; professor psychiatry, McMaster U., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1984-1986; chief psychiatry, Hamilton Civic Hospitals, 1984-1986; associate dean Medical School, U. La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain, 1987-1992; professor, department chairman psychiatry, U. La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain, 1986-1995; director department psychiatry, U. Canary, Tenerife, 1986-1995; chief department psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, since 1995; professor psychiatry, Madrid Autonomous U., since 1995. President of the board, chairman European School Psychotherapy, since 1989.


  • License Medical Council Canada, 1973.


Second lieutenant Spanish Cavalry, 1967-1969. Fellow Royal College Physicians Canada (certified), Royal Society Medicine (England), Royal Academy Medicine Canary, American Academy Psychoanalysis (certified), International College Psychosomatic Medicine. Member American Psychiatric Association (correspondent), Spanish Society Psychiatry (Executive Committee since 1994), Canarian Society Psychiatry (founding, president 1987), European Association for Psychotherapy (Executive Committee since 1997), Spanish Society for Autogenic Psychotherapy (president since 1987), Spanish Psychotherapy Association (president since 1995), Spanish Society Psychosomatic Medicine (president since 1997), Ateneo Club, Aero Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, flying, writing.


Children: Laura, Lydia, Jose Luis, Javier. Married Ana Luisa Monterrey. Children: Leonor, Justo, Luisa-Monica.

Francisco Gonzalez

Ana Maria (Revuelta) Gonzalez

Ana Luisa Monterrey

Javier Rivera

Jose Luis Rivera

Justo Rivera

Leonor Rivera

Lydia Rivera

Laura Rivera

Luisa-Monica Rivera