Steven Marans MSW, PhD

Harris Professor in the Child Study Center; Director, National Center for Children Exposed to Violence/Childhood Violent Trauma Center at the Yale Child Study Center; Director, Trauma Service; Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchChild Study Center: Childhood Violent Trauma Clinic; NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program; Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training

Research Interests

Child psychoanalysis and psychotherapy; adolescent psychoanalysis and psychotherapy; Adult psychoanalysis and psychotherapy; Trauma consultation and treatment more...


  • M.S.W., Smith College, 1979
  • Ph.D., London University, 1993

Selected Publications

  • Marans, S., (2008) Fear and trauma: Challenges to listening and hearing. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 7:165-175
  • Marans, S., Harris, W., Lieberman, A., (2007) In the best interests of society. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48:3/4 pp 392-411
  • Stover, C., Berkowitz, S., Kaufman, J., & Marans, S., (2007) Childhood PTSD. Volkmar and Martin (Eds) Lewis Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, W.B. Saunders and Co., Baltimore, MD 701-711



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