Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Inquiry

Co-editor with Roger Frie of Psychoanalysis, Self and Context from 2015 to 2019

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

Issue Co-Editor (2022) The Turn Toward Embodiment. Psychoanalytic Inquiry. Vol.42, no.4.

Issue Co-Editor (2021), The Refugee Experience. Psychoanalytic Inquiry. Vol. 41, no. 2.

Issue Co-Editor (2020), As Women Age. Psychoanalytic Inquiry. Vol. 40, no. 3.

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, Nos. 1 & 2.



(Forthcoming) with Jon Sletvold. A New Vision on Psychoanalytic Theory, Practice, and Supervision: Talking Bodies. New York and London: 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

(2020) No Escape from Normal. In What is Normal? London: Karmac.

(2019) with Koichi Togashi, After the World Collapsed; Two Culturally Embedded Forms of Service to Others Following Wide-Scale Traumas. In: Race, Rage and Resistance: Philosophy, Psychology and the Perils of Individualism. E. Severson and D. Goodman, eds. New York: Routledge

(2018) 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

(2022) with Jon Sletvold. Talking Bodies: A New Vision of Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 42(4) 289-302.

(2021) with Jon Sletvold. A New Language for Traumatic Experience: From Dissociation-Enactment to the Fracturing of Embodied Wholeness. International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 1-7.

(2021 with Jon Sletvold. The Embodiment of “Us and Them”: Fascist Experience in a Traumatized World. Ricerca Psicoanalitica. 2(21): 359-371. DOI: 10.4081/rp.2021.495(2021)

(2021) with Koichi Togashi. Are We All Refugees? Psychoanalytic Inquiry.41(2):128-137.

(2020) with Annette Richard. When ‘Old Ladies’ Meet: On being Seen and Heard in a Lonely World. Psychoanalytic Inquiry. 40(3):189-196.

(2020) Discussion of “Standing Against Silence: Czeslow Milosz, Denise Leverton and Poetry of Witness” by David Shaddock. Psychoanalysis, Self and Context, 15(1):106-109.

(2019) The Square and the Cross: Discussion of “Mutual Empathy: Imagined Symbol and Realization in the Treatment of Trauma” by Sarah Pillsbury. Psychoanalysis, Self and Context, 14(3) 1-3.

(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 GroupsGroup. 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.