FREDERIC FLACH, MD, KCHS, was an internationally recognized psychiatrist and author whose highly acclaimed books include Putting the Pieces Together Again; A New Marriage, A New Life; Resilience; Rickie; Choices; The Secret Strength of Angels; Faith, Healing and Miracles; and The Secret Strength of Depression.
He founded Hatherleigh in 1981. An esteemed physician and educator, he saw the need for an objective and reliable source of authoritative information free from commercial support that was acceptable to meet continuing medical education requirements mandated by his profession.
In 1996, he was awarded the Maxine Mason award by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. He appeared on numerous radio and television programs across the country including Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, and Good Day New York.