Some of my writings include:



A co-authored book about and for suicide survivors:


Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide  (with Christopher Lukas) 1988, Scribners; Bantam, 1990,  paperback; 2nd Edition, Aronson, 1996; Revised Edition, Kingsley, 2007(Silent Grief has been published in Portuguese, Russian, and Chinese).  You can find the book on Amazon.



Papers on home:


On the longing for home. Psychoanalytic Psychol, 26, 2, (2009) [Link to PDF]


You can't go home again.  in Understanding and Coping with Failure: Psychoanalytic Perspectives,

Edited by Brent Willock, Rebecca Coleman Curtis, & Lori C. Bohm. Routledge (London) forthcoming



A paper (with Mark Seiden) on Hemingway and PTSD:


Ernest Hemingway's World War I Short Stories: PTSD, the writer as witness, and the creation of intersubjective community. Psychoanalytic Psychol, 30, 1, (2012)  [Link to PDF]



A paper on poetry and child psychotherapy:


Using collaborative poetry in child psychotherapy: the tale of the terrible rabbit . Int J. Of Applied Psychoanalysis, 4, (2007) [Link to PDF]


Some papers on psychoanalysis language and metaphor: 


On The “Music of Thought”: The Use of Metaphor in Poetry and in Psychoanalysis. 

Psychoanalytic Psychol. 21,4 (2004) [see paper]


On relying on metaphor: what psychoanalysts might learn from Wallace Stevens,

Psychoanalytic Psychology 21,3, (2004) [See paper]


Other papers:


Creating passion: an internet love story. J of Applied Psychoanal Studies 3/2 (2001)

The healing presence: the witness as selfobject function. Psychoanal Rev 83/5 (1996)

The healing presence, II: what the analyst says. Psychoanal Rev 84/1 (1997)

The narcissistic counterpart. Psychoanal Rev  76/1 (1989)


Essays on poetry and psychoanalysis:


in Psychologist-Psychoanalyst, the newsletter of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association.  You can find these in the Newsletter Archives.  [See archives]


And essays on poetry and psychoanalysis in Division/Review: a quarterly psychoanalytic forum where I'm Poetry Editor. [See website.]


Poetry:


I write poetry as a serious amateur and have published in many journals and anthologies.  To see one of my poems--click here.

 


 Ive published a chapbook of called Tinnitus--which you can see on Amazon.