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Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Yale University is also Chief of the Psychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. He is a graduate and a member of the faculty of the Western New England Psychoanalytic Institute. His primary interests are in the development of mental representation, their differential impairment in various forms of psychopathology (especially schizophrenia and depression), and their change in the therapeutic process. His most recent book, Experiences of Depression: Theoretical, Clinical, and Research Perspectives, was published in 2004 by the American Psychological Association Press.
Diana Diamond, PhD.
Diana Diamond, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the doctoral program in clinical psychology at the City University of New York, and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Weill Medical Center of Cornell University, where she is also a senior fellow at the Personality Disorders Institute (PDI). She has published a number of articles in the areas of attachment theory and research, personality disorders, patient-therapist attachment and its impact on therapeutic process and outcome, mental representation, narcissism and its disorders, and film and psychoanalysis. She is on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Inquiry and has co-edited (with Sidney Blatt and Joseph Lichtenberg) a three-volume monograph series on attachment theory and research and its implications for psychoanalytic theory and practice. She is a psychoanalytic candidate at the New York University postdoctoral program in psychoanalysis.
Morris Eagle, Ph.D.
Morris Eagle is Professor Emeritus, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University; ABPP (psychoanalysis). He is Former President of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39), American Psychological Association. He is the author of Recent developments in psychoanalysis: A critical evaluation, and Co-editor of Interface between psychoanalysis and psychology, and Co-author of Psychoanalysis as health care. He is co-editor of monograph on "Attachment: Current research, theory, and clinical practice," and the author and co-author of about 150 journal articles and about 100 chapters in edited books. He is in private practice; working on two books, one on critical evaluation of contemporary psychoanalysis and other on attachment and psychoanalysis.
Jeremy Holmes, MD, MRCP, FRCPsych
Jeremy Holmes MD, FRCPsych, is Professor of Psychotherapy at the University of Exeter UK and a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice. He is the author of 14 books and over 100 articles and chapters in the field of psychotherapy and attachment theory. He is currently co-lead of the psychodynamic stream of the Exeter Masters programme in psychological therapies. His interests include attachment theory, creativity in psychotherapy, and integrative approaches to individuals suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. Recent books include The Search for the Secure Base (Routledge 2001) and Textbook of Psychotherapy (co-edited with G. Gabbard & J. Beck, Oxford University Press, 2005).
Joseph Lichtenberg, M.D.
Joseph Lichtenberg, M.D., is a practicing psychoanalyst in Washington, D.C. He has written numerous articles about psychoses, psychosomatic illnesses, literature and creativity, psychoanalytic theory, attachment theory and research, and the technique of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. He is the editor-in-chief of Psychoanalytic Inquiry and the Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series. He is also on the editorial boards of the Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is a founder and director emeritus of the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (Washington, D.C.). He is the author of more than 10 books, including Psychoanalysis and Infant Research (1983), Psychoanalysis and Motivation (1989), and The Clinical Exchange: Techniques Derived from Self and Motivational Systems (1996). His most recent books are A Spirit of Inquiry: Communication and Psychoanalysis (2002) and Craft and Spirit: A Guide for the Exploratory Psychotherapies (2005) and the to be published Sensuality and Sexuality Across the Divide of Shame (2007).
Lissa Weinstein is an Associate Professor in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the City University of New York. She is a graduate of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and is currently on the faculty of the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic research and Training as well as the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Along with Arnold Wilson, Ph.D, she was the winner of the Heinz Hartmann Award for outstanding publication in the theory or practice of psychoanalysis by a recent graduate. She is the author of Reading David: a Mother and son's Journey through the labyrinth of Dyslexia (Penguin, 2003) which won the Margot Marek Prize from the International dyslexia Association. She has published articles on the relevance of the work of Lev Vygotsky to psychoanalysis, Freud's theory of language and representation as well as clinical papers on child psychoanalysis and film.