Ann Belford Ulanov

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Ann Belford Ulanov is an American academic and psychotherapist. She is the Christiane Brooks Johnson Memorial Professor of Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and a Jungian analyst in private practice.

Education and career[edit]

Belford Ulanov graduated with a B.A. degree from Radcliffe College in 1959 and received M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Union Theological Seminary, in 1962 and 1967 respectively. She is an Episcopalian and her teaching and research are in psychiatry and religion, with a special interest in issues of prayer and the spiritual life, aggression, anxiety, fantasy and dream, identity, and the feminine. She also manages the lecture series in memory of her late husband, Barry Ulanov.


In 1996, she won the Oskar Pfister Award for religion and psychology.


  • The Feminine in Christian Theology and in Jungian Psychology
  • Receiving Woman: Studies in the Psychology and Theology of the Feminine
  • Picturing God; The Wisdom of the Psyche; The Female Ancestors of Christ
  • The Wizards’ Gate
  • The Functioning Transcendent
  • Korean edition of our Religion and the Unconscious (1996)
  • Korean edition of Primary Speech (2001)
  • Korean edition of Cinderella and Her Sisters (2002)
  • Religion and the Spiritual in Carl Jung
  • Finding Space: Winnicott, God, and Psychic Reality
  • Attacked by Poison Ivy, A Psychological Study
  • Italian edition of Cinderella and Her Sisters (2003)
  • Spiritual Aspects of Clinical Work (2004)
  • Czech edition of The Female Ancestors of Christ
  • The Unshuttered Heart: Opening to Aliveness/Deadness in the Self
  • Creativity and Madness (2013)
  • Knots and Their Untying: Essays on Psychological Dilemmas (2014)

With her husband, Barry Ulanov:

  • Religion and the Unconscious
  • Primary Speech: A Psychology of Prayer
  • Cinderella and Her Sisters: The Envied and the Envying
  • The Witch and The Clown: Two Archetypes of Human Sexuality
  • The Healing Imagination
  • Transforming Sexuality: The Archetypal World of Anima and Animus