Dr Muriel Dimen
(1942 – 2016)
The late Muriel Dimen, Ph.D. was a psychoanalyst; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; and Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Lehman College (CUNY).
On the faculties of the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, Adelphi University Derner Institute in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, the Stephen A. Mitchell Center for Relational Psychoanalysis, and other institutes, she was Editor-in-Chief, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and an Associate Editor, Psychoanalytic Dialogues. She was also a founding board member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
Muriel Dimen had written Sexuality, Intimacy, Power (Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press, 2003); Surviving Sexual Contradictions (NY: Macmillan, 1986); and The Anthropological Imagination (NY: McGraw-Hill, 1977). She edited With Culture in Mind: Psychoanalytic Stories (NY: Routledge, 2011). Her co-edited books were Gender in Psychoanalytic Space: Between Clinic and Culture with Virginia Goldner (NY: The Other Press, 2002); Storms in Her Head: New Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives on Breuer and Freud’s Studies on Hysteria with Adrienne Harris (NY: The Other Press, 2001); and Regional Variation in Modern Greece and Cyprus:Toward an Ethnography of Greece with Ernestine Friedl (Annals, New York Academy of Sciences 263, 1976).
A Fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities, New York University, Muriel Dimen practiced and supervised in Manhattan.
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