Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis


"The Tango of Integration in Couples Therapy". 2015. In J. Bresler & K. Starr (Eds), Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Integration (pp. 197-210. . New York: Routledge Press.

The Great God Pan, by Amy Herzog: The "Play" of Memory, Division Review (APA, Division 39), Number 12, 2015.

M.J. Gerson. (2013). Backing Into the Fray: Commentary on Paper by Katherine Oram, Psychoanalytic Dialogues: The International Journal of Relational Perspectives, 23:5, 602-607.

M.J. Gerson. (2013). The Analyst and the Significant Other: Two's Company, Three's a Crowd: Commentary on Paper by Carla Leone, Psychoanalytic Dialogues: The International Journal of Relational Perspectives, 23:3, 340-348.



Psychology and Contemporary Culture


Gerson, M.J. (2012) Psychoanalytic Activism: Historical Perspective and Subjective Conundrums. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 29(3), 325-329.

M.J. Gerson. (2011). "The World of Mad Men: Power, Surface and Passion." The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2011, 71, (370–375).

M.J. Gerson. (2008). What's Love Got To Do With It? Arranged Marriage Enters the New World. Section VIII Newsletter, Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association. Spring 2009. Chaired panel and presented the first paper in a discussion of Mira Nair's The Namesake, Annual Meeting of Division 39, Spring 2008.

M.J. Gerson. (2008). Marriage Today: The Fragility of Intimacy. Psych-e-News. New York State Psychological Association, Division of Psychoanalysis. January 2008.



Couple and Family Therapy


M.J. Gerson. (2011) Cyberspace Betrayal: Attachment in an Era of Virtual Connection. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 22: 2, 148–156.

M.J. Gerson. (2007). The Justice of Intimacy: Beyond the Golden Rule. Contemporary Psychoanalysis 43 (2), pp. 247-260.

M.J. Gerson. (2001). The Ritual of Couples Therapy: The Subversion of Autonomy. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 37 (3), pp. 453-470.

M.J. Gerson (2001). The Drama of Couples Therapy. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 11 (3), pp. 333-347.

M.J. Gerson.(2002). Guest editor: Psychoanalysis and Couples Therapy. Contributing Paper, The Therapeutic Action of Couples Therapy. Psychologist-Psychoanalyst, XXII (1).



Mind-Body Issues


M.J. Gerson. (2008) Embodied Experience: The Psychoanalyst and Medical Illness Psychologist-Psychoanalyst (official publication of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association) XXVIII, 1:15-21.

M.J. Gerson. (2002). Psychosomatics and Psychoanalytic Theory: The Psychology of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 19 (2), pp. 380-388.

M.J. Gerson, C.D. Gerson. (2005). A Collaborative Family-Systemic Approach to Treating Chronic Illness: Irritable Bowel Syndrome as Exemplar. Contemporary Family Therapy, 27 (1), pp. 37-49.



The Wish for a Child


M.J.Gerson. (2001). A Baby, Maybe: Crossing the Parenthood Threshold. In Casebook for Integration Family Therapy: An Ecosystemic Approach. Eds. S. McDaniel, D-D. Lusterman, and C.L. Philpot. Chapter 8, pp. 103-110. This article is not available for download, although the book of which it is a part is available for purchase at the link above.

M.J.Gerson, J.A. Posner, A.M. Morris. 1991. The Wish for a Child in Couples Eager, Disinterested and Conflicted About Having Children. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 19 (4), pp. 334-342.