Dr. Lane has been chief psychologist, coordinator of training, dean, and director of psychology at a number of New York psychological organizations, and consultant to a number of hospitals. He spent 4 years in military service in WWII as a psychologist and 6 years in the VA, and 5 years as Chief Psychologist of the Psychiatric Section of the Psychology Department at Kingsbridge (Bronx) VAH.
Dr. Lane has been an APA member since 1944 and was the first graduate of the Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the New York Freudian Society (1963), President of the Society for Psychoanalytic Training (1975-78,1980-82), Director of the Long Island Division of the New York Center for Psychoanalytic Training (1972-92), Treasurer of the New York Freudian Society, and a founding father of the Adelphi University Postdoctorate Psychoanalytic Program. Additionally, Dr. Lane was President of the Nassau County Psychological Association, President of the Clinical Division of NYSPA, served on the APA Council, and was recognized as a Distinguished Psychologist in 1984 by the National Academy of Practice.
Dr. Lane has published 3 books, has well over 100 publications and serves on the Editorial Board of 6 journals. He has received the Distinguished Writer Award from the Society for Psychoanalytic Training and the New York Center for Psychoanalytic Training for "Outstanding Publications Relevant to Psychoanalytic Theory and/or Practice."
Presently he lives in Ft. Lauderdale and works at Nova Southeastern University where he is Psychoanalytic Scholar in Residence, Program Director of the Intensive Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Center, and Coordinator of the Psychodynamic Concentration.