Obituary
Louis B. Fierman
Dr. Louis B. Fierman, an innovator in the field of psychotherapy and psychiatry, a much loved therapist, a longtime associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Yale University, medical director of Elmcrest Psychiatric Institute in Portland, and of Psychotherapy Associates in New Haven, died on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the age of 90. Dr. Fierman was born in Cleveland, Ohio, graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1947, and came to Yale after serving as public health officer stationed in the town of Fukuoka while a captain in the U.S. Army in occupied Japan. He was appointed chief resident at the Yale Psychiatric Institute and the Yale-New Haven Hospital Psychiatric Service and remained an associate clinical professor at Yale until 2011. Dr. Fierman is survived by Dr. Ella Yensen Fierman, his wife of 65 years, his son, Daniel, his daughter, Lauren and son-in-law, Daryll, and his beloved grandchildren, Kelsey and Nicholas. Burial will be private. A memorial service will be held at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT on Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. Friends and family are invited to gather prior to the service from 12 to 2 p.m. to share memories. To send a condolence to his family please visit: www.beecherandbennett.com. Please sign the Guest Book at RememberingCT.us/middletownpress.

Published on www.middletownpress.com on Nov. 10, 2012.

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