Dr. John S. Auerbach

An experienced clinical psychologist based in Tennessee, Dr. John S. Auerbach functions as a Research Affiliate of the Yale School of Medicine. Over the course of his career, Dr. John S. Auerbach has maintained a host of professional commitments, ranging from overseeing his private practice to lecturing, as well as research and writing. Dr. John S. Auerbachserves on the editorial boards for the professional journals Psychotherapy and Psychoanalytic Psychology. He also acts as an ad hoc reviewer for two professional journals, Personality Disorders and Clinical Psychology Review. In addition to his professorship at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University, Dr. John S. Auerbach acts as a Visiting Faculty Member of the Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and as a Faculty Member of the Psychoanalytic Research Training Program of the Anna Freud Centre Program at the Yale Child Study Center. Dr. John S. Auerbach is a Fellow in the Society for Personality Assessment, an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association, and a member of the Rapaport-Klein Study Group, the Appalachian Psychoanalytic Society, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Tennessee Psychological Association, and the Intermountain Psychological Association, of which he was president from 2002 to 2004. Dr. John S. Auerbach’s research earned publication in a variety of professional journals and books. His work has covered narcissism, object relations, intersubjectivity, mentalization, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychotherapy, and borderline personality disorders. Dr. John S. Auerbach recently co-authored articles that appeared in Psychotherapy and Psychotherapy Research. He is the co-editor of the book Relatedness, Self-Definition, and Mental Representation: Essays in honor of Sidney J. Blatt.