Research Advisory Board


Wilma Bucci, Ph.D.

Wilma Bucci, Ph.D. is professor and Director of Research, Derner Institute, Adelphi University; Chair, Research Associates of the American Psychoanalytic Association (RAAPA); Member of Faculty, Research Training Programme of the International Psychoanalytical Association and Visiting Professor in Psychoanalytic Research, University College, London; Honorary Member, American Psychoanalytic Association; Distinguished Fellow, The New England Society for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology.

She is the author of Psychoanalysis and Cognitive Science: A multiple code theory (1997) published by Guilford Press; and numerous publications, including The Referential Process, Consciousness, and the Sense of Self in Psychoanalytic Inquiry (2002); Varieties of dissociative experiences: A multiple code account and a discussion of Bromberg's case of William, Psychoanalytic Psychology (2003); Basic concepts and methods of psychoanalytic process research, a chapter in the Textbook of Psychoanalysis, to be published by the American Psychiatric Press.

Morris Eagle, Ph.D., ABPP

Morris Eagle, Ph.D., ABPP, is professor emeritus, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University. He is a former president of the division of psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association, as well as co-founder of the New York Attachment Consortium. He is the author of Recent Developments in Psychoanalysis: A Critical Evaluation, coeditor of Interface Between Psychoanalysis and Psychology, and co-author of Psychoanalysis as Health Care.

He is coeditor of a monograph on Attachment: Current Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice, and the author and co-author of about 150 journal articles and about 100 chapters in edited books. He is in private practice working on two books, one on Critical Evaluation of Contemporary Psychoanalysis and one on Attachment and Psychoanalysis.

Leon Hoffman, M.D.

Leon Hoffman, M.D., is Director of The Pacella Parent Child Center, training and supervising psychoanalyst in adult, child and adolescent psychoanalysis, and Co-Director of Research at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Elliot L. Jurist, Ph.D.

Elliot L. Jurist, Ph.D., is Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, the City University of New York; Professor, Department of Psychology, the City College of New York; and Lecturer, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University.

He is the author of: Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of Self ( Peter Fonagy, Gyorgy Gergely, Elliot L. Jurist, and Mary Target.); Mind to Mind: Infant Research, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis (Elliot L. Jurist, Arietta Slade, and Sharone Bergner, 2008); Beyond Hegel and Nietzsche: Philosophy, Culture, and Agency (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought). Dr. Jurist is the editor of Psychoanalytic Psychology (Journal of the Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association).

Chris Landon, M.D.

Chris Landon, M.D. is the founder of the Pediatric Diagnostic Center at Ventura County Medical Center. Dr. Landon is Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California; member of the Department of Pediatric Pulmonology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; UCLA faculty; and Director of the Family Practice Residency pediatric training at Ventura County Medical Center.

Dr. Landon's interests in health care disparities have led to collaborative research in developing the Cystic Fibrosis Quality of Life for Spanish speaking patients; improving interventions for depressed youth; assessing the impact of pediatric critical illness on families, and on parent and child perceptions of asthma in Latino children.

Allan Schore, Ph.D.

Allan Schore, Ph.D. is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. He is the author, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self, and most recently Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self and Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self (WW Norton).

He is an the editorial staff or reviewer of 18 journals including the Journal of Neuroscience, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Attachment & Human Development, and the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Activities as a clinician-scientist include current involvement in neuroimaging research on borderline personality disorder and on the neurobiology of attachment. Dr. Schore is a member of the Commission on Children at Risk for the Report on Children and Civil Society, "Hardwired to Connect."

Arietta Slade, Ph.D.

Arietta Slade, Ph.D., is Professor of Clinical and Developmental Psychology at the City University of New York, and Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Child Study Center. She is the author of numerous articles on parent/child infant research; and the author of 2 books: Children at Play: Clinical and Developmental Approaches to Meaning and Representation (Slade, A., 1994; Oxford University Press);and Mind to Mind: Infant Research, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis (Elliot L. Jurist, Arietta Slade, and Sharone Bergner, 2008, Other Press).

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