Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at the New School for Social Research
Topics of Expertise:
Family Counseling, Therapy & Parenting Intervention / Latino Families
Chris Christian, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at the New School for Social Research; and Director of the New School – Beth Israel Center for Clinical Training and Research. He is co-editor with Michael J. Diamond of The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action (Karnac Books), and co-editor with Morris Eagle and David Wolitzky of the forthcoming book, Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Conflict (Routledge, 2016). He is the executive producer of the documentary, Psychoanalysis in El Barrio, winner of the Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) Video Grant award in 2015. He is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal Psychoanalytic Psychology, and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Dr. Christian obtained a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1996; completed his internship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center; earned a Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR). He maintains a clinical practice near Gramercy Park, where he works with adults in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.