September 12, 1971|
|Organization||New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis|
|Known for||Relational psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic practice, Gender studies and psychoanalytic theory|
Galit Atlas (born September 12, 1971) is an Israeli-American psychoanalyst known for her rethinking of the place of sexuality and desire in contemporary theory and practice.
Dr. Atlas practices psychoanalysis and is a clinical supervisor in private practice in Manhattan. As an essayist and author, Atlas has published numerous articles and book chapters that focus primarily on gender and sexuality. She is a clinical assistant professor on the faculty of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, faculty member of the Institute for Expressive Analysis and faculty of the National Training Programs (NTP) and the Four Year Adult training program
In 2009, she became a recipient of the NADT Research award, in the category 'Theoretical Research Award for Thesis/Dissertation'. From 2011-2013, she co-chaired and moderated the on-line Colloquium Series for the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP). She is on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Perspectives and served on the board of directors of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association.. Atlas lectures throughout the United States and internationally.
Atlas is the author of The Enigma of Desire: Sex, Longing and Belonging in Psychoanalysis (Routledge, October 2015). The leading psychoanalyst and feminist Jessica Benjamin declared that the book is "clinically astute and theoretically provocative", and that Atlas "recaptures the realm of sexuality for relational psychoanalysis".. Her book has been translated into three languages. Her second book Dramatic Dialogue: Contemporary Clinical Practice, is co-authored with Lewis Aron.
- Atlas, G., & Aron, L. (In press). Dramatic dialogue: Contemporary clinical practice. London: Routledge.
- Atlas, G. (2017). El enigma del deseo: Sexo, anhelo y pertenencia en psicoanálisis. (M. Saba, Trans.). Londres: Karnac. (Original publicado en 2016).
- Atlas. G. (2015). The enigma of desire: sex, longing and belonging in psychoanalysis. London & New York: Routledge.
- Atlas. G. (2015). Confusion of tongues: Trauma and playfulness. In: "The legacy of Sandor Ferenczi: from ghost to ancestor” S. Kuchuck & A. Harris (Eds.). London & New York: Routledge.
- Atlas, G, & Benjamin, J. (2015). The “Too Muchness” of Excitement: Sexuality in Light of Excess, Attachment and Affect Regulation. International Journal for Psychoanalysis. 96(1), 39-63.
- Aron. L., & Atlas. G. (2015) Generative enactment: Memories from the future. Psychoanalytic Dialogues: The International Journal of Relational Perspectives, 25: 309-324.
- Atlas. G. (2014). What’s love got to do with it. In: The bonds of love, revisited. E. Rozmarin (Ed.). London, New York: Routledge.
- Atlas, G. (2015). Touch me, know me: The enigma of erotic longing. Psychoanalytic Psychology. 32(1), 123-139.
- Atlas, G. (2014). Fireworks. Psychoanalytic Perspective. 10, 390-391.
- Atlas, G. (2014). Sex lies and psychoanalysis- In: When the personal becomes professional: Clinical implications of the psychoanalyst’s life experience. S. Kuchuck (Ed.). New York: Routledge.
- "Galit Atlas (Koch), Ph.D., Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Postdoctoral Program - New York University". nyu.edu.
- "NIP: National Institute for the Psychotherapies National Training Program".
- "NIP: National Institute for the Psychotherapies 4 Year Administration, Faculty & Supervisors". nipinst.org.
- "What's Love Got to Do with It? Sexuality, Shame, and the Use of the Other". Tandfonline.com. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
- "Grant + Award Recipients".
- "Executive Committee".
- Jessica Benjamin; Galit Atlas (17 October 2014). "NYUPostDoc:Colloquium: The Too Muchness of Excitement and The Birth of Desire".
- "Opinionator". The New York Times. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
- Atlas, Galit (April 11, 2015). "A Tale of Two Twins". Opinionator. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
- "2016 Gradiva Award Winners". National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP). Retrieved July 19, 2017.
- "The Enigma of Desire". Routledge. Retrieved 12 August 2015.