M.S. 1975, Ph.D. 1977, Yale University
Certificate in Psychoanalysis 1983, William Alanson White Institute of Psychoanalysis, Psychiatry, and Psychology
Teaching Faculty & Clinical Consultant | Interpersonal Track
Sex Changes: Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis. New York: Routledge, 2009.
The Dream Frontier. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 2001. (Now published by Routledge.)
Hope and Mortality: Psychodynamic Approaches to AIDS and HIV. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 1997.
Chapters in Books
Aspects of clinical work with psychotic patients. In: Rinaldi, Thanopulos, & Lombardi, eds. Psychosis. In press.
Psychoanalytic treatment of panic attacks. In: Petrucelli, J., (ed.), (2010) Knowing, NotKnowing and Sort-of-Knowing: Psychoanalysis and the Experience of Uncertainty. London: Karnac, pp. 151-163.
Proposals for the next century of psychoanalytic dream studies. In: Lansky, M., (ed.), The Dream After a Century: Symposium 2000 on Dreams. Madison, CT: International Universities Press, 2008, pp. 29-44. Discussion, pp. 65-78.
King Lear, King Leir, and incest wishes. In: Shakespearean Criticism, Detroit, MI: Gale Publishing, 2002, 259-266. Originally appeared in American Imago, 1988, 45: 309-325.
Hallucinations. In: The Freud Encyclopedia, ed. E. Erwin. New York: Routledge, 2002, pp. 251-252.
Delusions. In: The Freud Encyclopedia, ed. E. Erwin. New York: Routledge, 2002, pp. 141-142.
L’omophobia nella litteratura e nella practica psicoanalitica. In: F. Bassi & P. Galli, eds., (2000) L’Omosessualità nella psicoanalisi. Torino, Italy: Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi, 117-130. (Translation of “Homophobia in psychoanalytic writing and practice.”)
Psychoanalytic approaches to the AIDS epidemic. In: Kaley, H., Eagle, M. & Wolitsky, D., eds., Psychoanalytic Therapy as Health Care. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 1999, pp. 199-220.
Psychoanalysis in and out of the closet. In: Gerson, B., ed., The Therapist as a Person: Life Crises, Life Choices, Life Experiences and Their Effects on Treatment. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 1996, pp. 223-239.
Schizophrenia. In: Lionells, M. et al., eds., Handbook of Interpersonal Psychoanalysis. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 1995, pp. 375-396.
The shaping of psychoanalytic theory and practice by cultural and personal biases about sexuality. In: T. Domenici and R. Lesser, eds., Disorienting Sexuality, 1995, Routledge, pp. 265-288. First presented at the conference, “Perspectives on Homosexuality: An Open Dialogue” at New York University, December 4, 1993.
Understanding dreams: How neuropsychoanalysis and clinical psychoanalysis can learn from each other. Annual of Psychoanalysis, in press.
What are dreams like and how does the brain make them that way? Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2013, 49: 165-175.
New ways of conceptualizing and working with dreams. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2013, 49: 259-275.
Confidentiality: Against disguise, for consent. Psychotherapy, 2012, 49: 16-18.
Interview with Dr. Mark Blechner. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2011, 25: 361-379.
Editor’s farewell. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2011, 47: 455-457.
Interpersonal psychoanalysis and sexuality. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2011, 47: 571-577.
Group dream interpretation. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2011, 47: 406-419.
Listening to the body and feeling the mind. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2011, 47: 25-34.
Interpersonal and uniquely personal factors in dream analysis. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 2010, 20: 374-381.
The darkest continent. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 2010, 11:146-150.
Research, curriculum, and diversity. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2009, 45: 306-310.
The role of prejudice in psychopathology and psychoanalytic history. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2009, 45: 239-250.
Erotic and antierotic transference. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2009, 45: 82-92.
Interaction of social and neurobiological factors in depression. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2008, 44: 571-580.
The political is psychoanalytic: On same-sex marriage. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 2008, 9:146-154.
Selective inattention and bigotry. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2008, 12: 195-204.
Approaches to panic attacks. Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 2007, 9:93-102.
Interpersonal and affective factors in confabulation: Commentary on “Confabulation in Dementia.” Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 2007, 9:18-22.
Sexual facts and values. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 2007, 8:373-380.
Love, sex, romance, and psychoanalytic goals. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 2006, 16:779-791.
A post-Freudian psychoanalytic model of dreaming. Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 2006, 8: 17-20.
Elusive illusions: Reality judgment and reality assignment in dreams and waking life. Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 2005, 7: 95-101.
The grammar of irrationality: What psychoanalytic dream study can tell us about the brain. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2005, 41: 203-221. Hebrew translation in: The Israeli Forum for the Study of Dream and Dreaming, www.dreaming.co.il
Disgust, desire, and fascination: Psychoanalytic, cultural, historical, and neuroscientific perspectives. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 2005, 6:33-45.
The gay Harry Stack Sullivan: Interactions between his life, clinical work, and theory. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2005, 41:1-19.
The hidden history of gay and lesbian psychoanalysts. Psychologist-Psychoanalyst, 24:17-18. Division 44 Newsletter, 2004, 20:7-9.
Pleasantness is relative: Commentary on “The pleasantness of false beliefs.” NeuroPsychoanalysis, 2004, 6: 16-20.
Savant syndrome and dreams. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2003, 84:1061 (letter).
Intimacy, pleasure, risk, and safety. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 2002, 6:27-33.
Clinical wisdom and theoretical advances: Alberta Szalita’s contributions to psychoanalysis. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2001, 37:63-76.
Confabulation in dreaming, psychosis, and brain injury. Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 2000, 2:139-144.
On dreams that turn over a page (letter). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 2000, 81: 174.
On sexuality in the age of AIDS (letter). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 1998, 79:1007-1008.
Maleness and masculinity. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1998, 34:597-613.
The analysis and creation of dream meaning: Interpersonal, intrapsychic, and neurobiological perspectives. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1998, 34: 181-194.
Psychoanalytic psychotherapy with schizophrenics: Then and now. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1997, 33: 251-262.
Psychological aspects of the AIDS epidemic: A fifteen-year perspective. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1997, 33: 89-108.
Comments on the theory and therapy of borderline personality disorder. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1996, 32:68-73.
The patient’s dreams and the countertransference. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 1995, 5:1-25.
Projective identification, countertransference, and the “maybe-me.” Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1994, 30:619-630.
Review of The Intimate Edge, by Darlene Ehrenberg. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 1994, 4:283-291.
Psychoanalysis and HIV disease. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1993, 29: 61-80.
Homophobia in psychoanalytic writing and practice. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 1993, 3:627-637.
Working in the countertransference. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 1992, 2:161-179.
Reply to commentaries on “Working in the countertransference.” Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 1992, 2: 205-213.
On wandering terminology. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 1988, 36: 555-557.
Differentiating empathy from therapeutic action. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1988, 24: 301-310.
Entitlement and narcissism: Paradise sought. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1987, 23: 244-254.
Revision of the Standard Edition of Freud. International Review of Psycho-Analysis, 1985, 12: 479.
Changes in the dreams of borderline patients. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1983, 19: 485-498.