Danielle Knafo has compiled an impressive list of contributors in psychology, psychiatry, and traumatology, many of whom are identified as psychoanalysts, but there are several who specialize in the trauma field as well; therefore the reader will appreciate divergent perspectives coming from different albeit complementary disciples...This is a definitive sourcebook on the interface between psychoanalysis and the field of trauma studies. -- . Psychoanalytic Books, Winter 2008 There are some profound psychoanalytic insights in Knafo's collection of essays, but what makes this book a success is how she is able engage in dialogue traumatologists who challenge and expand our current conceptualizations of trauma...This is a definitive sourcebook on the interface between psychoanalysis and the field of trauma studies.
About the Author
Danielle Knafo, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Long Island University's C. W. Post Campus, and supervisor and faculty member at Adelphi University's Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis. She has written and lectured extensively on a variety of topics, including terror and trauma. She maintains a private practice in Great Neck, New York.