Co-editor with Roger Frie of Psychoanalysis, Self and Context

Member of the Editorial Board of Psychoanalytic Inquiry.

Chief Editor, eForum, The Online Newsletter of the International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP).

Issue Co-Editor (2017)The Ethical Turn. Psychoanalytic Inquiry. Volume 37, no.6.

Issue Editor (2014) Analytic Lives in a Wounded World. Psychoanalytic Inquiry. Volume 34, no.7

Issue Editor (2012) Bystanders No More. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. Volume 8, Issues 1 and 2


(Forthcoming) with Koichi Togashi, Psychoanalytic Narrative in a Traumatized World, Routledge.

(2008) Toward a Psychology of Uncertainty: Trauma-Centered Psychoanalysis. New York: Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series, Analytic Press.

(1995) Falling Backwards: An Exploration of Trust and Self-Experience. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

(1988) with Richard B Ulman, The Shattered Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Trauma. Hillsdale, NJ.: Analytic Press.

Chapters in Books

(Forthcoming) Changing Societal Narratives: Fighting :Crimes Against Humanity. In: D, Goodman and E. Severson, eds. Memories and Monsters. New York: Routledge

(2016) Challenging the Success Failure Polarity. In A Rolef Ben-Shahar & R. Shalit, eds.,Therapeutic Failures. London; Karnac.

(2016) “Screams and Shouts”: Trauma, Uncertainty, and the Ethical Turn. In D. Goodman and E. Severson, eds. The Ethical Turn: Otherness and Subjectivity in Contemporary Psychoanalysis . New York: Routledge.

(2015) Gratitude and Existential Uncertainty: Commentary on “Beyond Alterity: The Path to Gratitude” by Marie Hoffman. In: D. Goodman & M. Freeman, eds. Psychology and the Other. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

(2006) with Linda Raubolt. One Wife’s Story: A Relational Systems Approach. In  R. Raubolt, ed., Power Games: Influence, Persuasion, and Indoctrination in Psychotherapy Training.  New York, NY: Other Press.

(2003) Cinderella’s Gender Trouble: Sadomasochism as the Intersubjective Regulation of Uncertainty. In: A. Roland, B. Ulanov, & C. Barbre. eds, Creative Dissent: Psychoanalysis in Evolution.  Westport, CT: Praeger.

(2000) with Ellen Lewinberg. Surviving the Death of Oedipus: Tips for Self Psychologists. In: Progress in Self Psychology, Vol. 16, ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

(1999) with Ellen Lewinberg. The Therapeutic Partnership: A Developmental View of Self-Psychological treatment as Bilateral Healing. In: Progress in Self Psychology, Vol. 15, ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

(1998) Exploring the “Bi” Ways of Self-Experience: Dissociation, Alter Ego Selfobject Experience and Gender. In: Progress in Self Psychology, Vol. 14 , ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

(1997) The Leather Princess: Sadomasochism as the Rescripting of Trauma Scenarios. In: Progress in Self Psychology, Vol. 13, ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

(1994) Dr. Kohut and Mr. Z: Is This A Case of Alter-Ego Countertransference? In: Progress in Self Psychology, Vol. 10, ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

(1993) The Search for the Hidden Self: A Fresh Look at Alter-Ego Transferences. In: Progress in Self Psychology, Vol. 9, ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

(1992) Trust Disturbance and the Sexual Revictimization of Incest Survivors: A Self-Psychological Perspective. In: Progress in Self Psychology Vol. 8, ed. A. Goldberg. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

Journal Articles

(2017) If Freud Were a Woman: Gender, Uncertainty and the Psychology of Being Human. Psychoanalytic Inquiry..37(6):419-424. (2015) Bullies Close to Home. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, 10:355-364..
(2015) What I Learned From Paul Ornstein–And About Him. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. 10:2, 172-178.

(2014) “Crimes Against Humanity” and the Societal Context of Trauma: Discussion of “A Sense of Being Human and Twinship Experience” by Koichi Togashi. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. 9:4, 282-288.

(2014) War, Peace and Promise-Making: On Becoming a Late-Life Activist. Psychoanalytic Inquiry.34:766-775.

(2014) Traumatic Attachments: Intergenerational Trauma, Dissociation and the Analytic Relationship. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. 9:1, 3-15.

(2012) Trauma, Gender and the Dark Side of Twinship. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. 7:391-405.

(2012) Murakami, Connoisseur of Uncertainty: Discussion of Thomas Rosbrow’s “After the Quake–The Writer as Waking Dreamer and Trauma Analyst.” Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 22:1–6.

(2012) with Jane Lewis. On Homesickness, Exile, and the Self-Psychological Language of Home-Coming. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, 7:2, 180-195.

(2009) On the Love of Work, the Work of Love, and What Kohut Didn’t Warn Us About Plying the Empathy TradeInternational Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, 4(4):498-509.

(2009) Trauma-Centered Psychoanalysis: Transforming Experiences of Unbearable Uncertainty. Self and Systems: Explorations in Contemporary Self PsychologyAnnals of the New York Academy of Science. 1159:31-50.

(2008) Can Only a Self Psychologist Save Us? International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology.3(4):501-503.

(2003) Clutching at Certainty: Thoughts on the Coercive Grip of Cult-Like Groups. Group. 27(2/3):79-88.

(2003) After the Towers Fell: Terror, Uncertainty, and Intersubjective RegulationJournal for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society. 8(1):68-76.

(2000) Beyond the Black Holes: Trauma, Trust Betrayal and Dissociation. Australian Journal of Psychoanalysis. 19:11-42.

(2000) with Ellen Lewinberg. Contemplating the Death of Oedipus. Gender and Psychoanalysis. 4(4):497-516.

(1987) with Richard B. Ulman. A Self-Psychological Reevaluation of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its Treatment: Shattered FantasiesJournal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis. 15(2):175-203.