Harvard-Radcliffe College, BA, 1978
New York University, PhD, 1985
Certificate in Psychoanalysis, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, 2000
Areas of Research/Interest
Psychodynamic aspects of medical illness and the medical system; the psychology of the pandemic; medically unexplained physical symptoms; psychoanalysis in the real world
Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Founder/Co-chair, Hospital, Health & Addiction Workers, Patients & Families Workgroup, COVID Psychology Task Force (est. by 14 divisions of the American Psychological Association)
Chair, Psychoanalysis & Healthcare Committee, Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology & Psychoanalysis (Div. 39), American Psychological Association.
Fellowships and Honors
Jeanne H. Block Doctoral Dissertation Grant, Henry A. Murray Research Center, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA, 1984
O’Reilly-Landry M. (2013). The drive to relate: How modern psychoanalysis can join with modern medicine to improve the doctor-patient relationship. Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy, 3(126). 10.4172/2161-0487.1000126.
O’Reilly-Landry, M. (Ed.). (2012). A psychodynamic understanding of modern medicine: Placing the person at the center of care. Radcliffe Publishing.
O’Reilly-Landry, M. (2012). Man and machine: The relational aspects of organ replacement. In M. O’Reilly-Landry (Ed.), A psychodynamic understanding of modern medicine: Placing the person at the center of care. Radcliffe Publishing.
O’Reilly-Landry, M. (2012). The empty chair: A psychodynamic formulation of a dialysis unit death. In M. O’Reilly-Landry (Ed.), A psychodynamic understanding of modern medicine: Placing the person at the center of care. Radcliffe Publishing.
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O’Reilly-Landry, M. (1992). Review of Saying goodbye: A casebook of termination in child and adolescent analysis and therapy, by A. Schmukler, (ed.). Contemporary Psychology, 37(8), 789–790.
Landry, M. O., Kelly, H., & Gardner, H. (1982). Reality-fantasy discriminations in literature: A developmental study. Research in the Teaching of English, 16, 39–52.
Landry, M. O., & Lyons-Ruth, K. (1980). Recursive structure in cognitive perspective-taking. Child Development, 51, 386–394.