Muriel Dimen

Muriel Dimen, Ph.D. is Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and former Professor of Anthropology, Lehman College (CUNY). Her most recent book is Sexuality, Intimacy, Power (Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press, 2003). She has also written Surviving Sexual Contradictions (NY: Macmillan, 1986) and The Anthropological Imagination (N.Y.: McGraw-Hill, 1977). Her co-edited books are Gender in Psychoanalytic Space: Between Clinic and Culture with Virginia Goldner (NY: The Other Press, 2002); Storms in Her Head: New Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives on Breuer and Freud's Studies on Hysteria with Adrienne Harris (NY: The Other Press, 2001); and Regional Variation in Modern Greece and Cyprus: Toward an Ethnography of Greece with Ernestine Friedl (Annals, New York Academy of Sciences 263, 1976). She is Editor of the interdisciplinary journal, Studies in Gender and Sexuality: Psychoanalysis*Cultural Studies*Treatment*Research, and an associate editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues: An International Journal of Relational Perspectives. On the faculties of the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, the Stephen A. Mitchell Center for Relational Psychoanalysis, and other institutes, she has also taught in London, Milan, and Rome. She received the 2004 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Women and Psychoanalysis, Section III (Women, Gender, and Psychoanalysis), Division of Psychoanalysis (39), American Psychological Association. A founding board member and former Treasurer of the International Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, she maintains a psychoanalytic practice in Manhattan and supervises nationally.


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