Dr. Brothers has published her work extensively. She has written many journal articles, book chapters, and three books: The Shattered Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Trauma (1988, The Analytic Press), which was co-authored with Richard Ulman; Falling Backwards: An Exploration of Trust and Self Experience (1995, Norton); and Toward a Psychology of Uncertainty: Trauma-Centered Psychoanalysis (2008, The Analytic Press). She is currently writing a book with Jon Sletvold tentatively titled, Re-envisioning Psychoanalytic Practice, Training and Supervision: Talking Bodies.
Dr. Brothers has taught, supervised, and presented original papers in various parts of the United States as well as in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, England,
Ireland, Israel, Italy, Norway, New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey and Japan. She has helped to organize many conferences, lectures, seminars and workshops for TRISP. In 2011, she chaired the committee that inaugurated a multi-disciplinary conference entitled “Bystanders No More: Psychotherapeutic Dialogues for the Politically Silenced.”
She served as co-editor of Psychoanalysis, Self and Context with Roger Frie from 2015 to 2019 and is chief editor of eForum, the online magazine of the International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP). As Secretary of IAPSP, she serves on the executive and advisory boards and the council.