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: Emotion in Psychotherapy; Emotion, Psychotherapy and Change; Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance; A Relational Treatment Guide, Therapy; The Therapeutic Alliance in Short Term Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis & Buddhism: An Unfolding Dialogue and the forthcoming Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Therapies. He has released two psychotherapy training DVDs for The American Psychological Association: 1) Relational Psychotherapy, and 2) Psychoanalytic Therapy Over Time.