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Robert Stolorow

Robert D. Stolorow, Ph.D. (clinical psychology), Ph.D. (philosophy) is a Founding Faculty Member at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, and at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York. He is the author of World, Affectivity, Trauma: Heidegger and Post-Cartesian Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2011) and Trauma and Human Existence: Autobiographical, Psychoanalytic, and Philosophical Reflections (Routledge, 2007) and coauthor of eight other books.


He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Harvard University in 1970, his Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy from the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, New York City, in 1974, and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California at Riverside in 2007. He received the Distinguished Scientific Award from the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association in 1995, the Haskell Norman Prize for Excellence in Psychoanalysis from the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis in 2011, and the Hans W. Loewald Memorial Award from the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education in 2012.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    The phenomenology of emotional trauma. Heidegger and post-Cartesian psychoanalysis.


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Psychology Today blog

Feeling, Relating, Existing

Published: Mar 11, 2015 by Psychology Today blog
Authors: Robert D. Stolorow

Topics in psychoanalysis and philosophy, with an emphasis on emotional trauma, both individual and collective.