A B O U T D R . S A F R A N
Dr. Safran is Professor of Psychology at the New School for Social Research, where he served as Director of Clinical Training from 1993-1996 and 2004-2009. His research program on therapeutic alliance ruptures has been funded by two NIMH grants. He is a faculty member at New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and The Stephen A. Mitchell Center for Relational Studies.
He is also the co-chair (along with Lewis Aron & Adrienne Harris) of The Sandor Ferenczi Center at the New School for Social Research. In addition he is Past-President of The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy. Dr. Safran serves an associate editor for the journal, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and is on the editorial boards of a number of other journals including Psychotherapy Research, and Psychoanalytic Psychology.
Dr. Safran has published several books including: Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies (2012); Psychoanalysis & Buddhism: An Unfolding Dialogue (2003); Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance: A Relational Treatment Guide (2000); The Therapeutic Alliance in Brief Psychotherapy (1998); Widening the Scope of Cognitive Therapy (1998); Emotion, Psychotherapy and Change (1991); Interpersonal Process in Cognitive Therapy (1990); and Emotion in Psychotherapy (1987).
He has also published two psychotherapy training DVDs for The American Psychological Association: 1) Psychoanalytic Therapy Over Time (2009); and 2) Relational Psychotherapy (2008).