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Name  Sheldon Bach

Role  Psychologist
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Books  The How‑To Book for, The Language of Perver, Narcissistic States and the Thera, Getting from Here to There, Relational Perspectives Book Seri

Sheldon Bach is a psychologist and psychoanalyst living in New York City. Born in 1925, he served in the European Theatre of Operations during World War II, then lived in Paris where he studied at the Sorbonne. He joined the Research Center for Mental Health at New York University in 1956, where he worked with George S. Klein and Leo Goldberger. He is currently Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and a Fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association.



In 2007 he was the recipient of the Heinz Hartmann Award for "outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of psychoanalysis." His Hartmann Lecture was published and reviewed the following year. In 2016 he was chosen by the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research to give the Norbert Freedman Memorial Lecture at the New School. In that same year he gave the 51st Freud Lecture at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education at NYU Medical School.


  • "Chimeras and Other Writings: Selected Papers of Sheldon Bach". IPBooks, 2016, ISBN 978-0-99699-964-9
  • The How-To Book for Students of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Karnac, 2011, ISBN 978-1-85575-887-2
  • Getting from Here to There: Analytic Love, Analytic Process. Routledge,2006, ISBN 978-0-88163-439-6
  • Narcissistic States and the Therapeutic Process J. Aronson, 1985, ISBN 978-0-87668-893-9
  • The Language of Perversion and the Language of Love. J. Aronson, 1994, ISBN 978-1-56821-262-3
  • References

    Sheldon Bach Wikipedia

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