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Christopher Christian

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Christopher Christian


Chris Christian, Ph.D. obtained a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; earned a Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), where he is past Dean, and a Training and Supervising Analyst. He is professor in the Contemporary Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy program, Ramon Llull University (Barcelona). His most recent book, Psychoanalysis in the Barrios: Race, Class, and the Unconscious, with Patricia Gherovici, is the winner of the 2020 Gradiva Award, and winner of the American Board & Academy of Psychoanalysis Book Prize. He is co-editor of Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Conflict with Morris Eagle and David Wolitzky; and co-editor of The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action with Michael J. Diamond. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychology. His forthcoming book is titled: Psychoanalysis and the Corporeal: New Studies on the Psyche-Soma Connection, Somatization, and Body Dysmorphia to be published by Routledge.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Massachussetts at Amherst, Clinical Psychology (1997)