Andrew Elder, FRCGP DEd (Hon)
General Practitioner for 36 years in an inner London teaching practice, and retired in April 2008. He joined his first Balint Group in 1972 and worked with Enid Balint from 1977 until her death in 1994. He contributed to two books which arose out of research with Enid Balint – “While I’m Here, Doctor” (1987) and “The Doctor, the Patient and the Group” (1993). He was a consultant at the Tavistock Centre in London and was awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his work in mental health and primary care in 2017. Until recently he was co-ordinator of the International Balint Federation (IBF) leadership task force.