Selected Fiction

Excerpt from Louisa Meets Bear
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“Pity”
Post Road , April 2015
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“Priest Pond”
Prairie Schooner
September 2013
part one | part two

“Eleanor”
The Thomas Wolfe Review, 2011
pdf

Essays

Book Culture Blog, July 2016
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“The End”
Salon, March 12, 2016
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“Can Writing Make You a Better Person?”
The Story Prize Blog, December 2, 2015
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“Unloved Neighbor”
Real Simple Magazine, November 2015
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“Is My Book A Novel?”
Work In Progress/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, June 2015
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“An Analyst Teaches the Personal Essay”
Glimmer Train Bulletin, June 2015
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“Why I Never Wrote About My Patients”
The New York Times, May 2015
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“Bach’s Prayer”
Slate, December 23, 2014
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“The Story Behind the Story: Five Elements”
The American Psychoanalyst, September 2014
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“On Being Read To”
Read Her Like an Open Book, July 2014
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“Privacy,”
The Huffington Post, April 4, 2014
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“The Writer-Traveler”
Glimmer Train Bulletin, November 2013
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“A ‘Tinderbox’ Built on ‘Embers’”
Book Keeping
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“Our Nannies”
The Huffington Post, August 16, 2013
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“Things,”
The Sun, March 2013
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“Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession,”
Book Keeping
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“Googling Your Therapist”
The Huffington Post, July 25, 2012
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“Can We Write About Our Kids? Further Reflections,”
May 20, 2010
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“Can We Write About Our Kids?”
May 6, 2010
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“Novelizing and analyzing,”
The Newsletter of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, Vol. 1:1, Winter 2003

“Novelizing and analyzing,”
The Algonkian, 16: Fall 2002

Selected Papers

“Women treating men: Interview data from female psychotherapists,”
Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 22:231-257, 1994

“Freud and The Creative Writer”
Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, 10:103‑127, 1987.

“Effects of Work‑Related Separations on Children and Families,” (with C. Piotrkowski),
J. Bloom‑Feshbach and S. Bloom‑Feshbach (Eds.), The Psychology of Separation and Loss. San Francisco: Jossey‑Bass Publishers, 1987.

“Developing a new narrative: The woman therapist and the male patient,”
Psychoanalytic Psychology, 3:299‑325, 1986.