BiographySteven Kuchuck is a psychoanalyst, psychotherapist, and clinical consultant in private practice in New York City. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Psychoanalytic Perspectives: An International Journal of Integration and Innovation, and Associate Editor of the Relational Perspectives Book Series from Routledge.
Steven is on the Board of Directors, supervisor, and faculty at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP),where he is also Co-Director of Curriculum for the training program in adult psychoanalysis, faculty member at the Stephen Mitchell Center for Relational Studies, the Institute for Expressive Analysis, and the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in New York City, and a supervisor at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. From 2011-2013, he co-moderated and organized the online colloquium series for the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors.
Steven’s professional writing appears in Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Psychoanalytic Perspectives, and The Psychoanalytic Review, among other publications. Recently, he was a contributor to and editor of Clinical Implications of the Psychoanalyst's Life Experience: When the Personal Becomes Professional (Routledge, 2014) and The Legacy of Sandor Ferenczi: From Ghost to Ancestor (Routledge, 2015, co-edited with Adrienne Harris). He leads reading, supervision and writing groups for mental health professionals in his New York City office and via Skype, and lectures throughout the United States and internationally.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
My research, writing, and teaching focus primarily on the impact of the psychotherapist's life experience and overall subjectivity on theoretical orientation, and on the treatment. My work also addresses related topics within relational psychoanalysis and contemporary psychotherapy.
Reading, theater, film, animal advocacy and numerous other interests.