Nonlinear concepts from chaos theory, complexity studies, and fractal geometry have transformed the way we think about the mind. Nonlinear Psychoanalysis shows how nonlinear dynamics can be integrated with psychoanalytic thinking to shed new light on psychological development, therapeutic processes, and fundamental psychoanalytic concepts.

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Scientific Basis of Child CustodyGalatzer-Levy, R., Kraus, L., & Galatzer-Levy, J. (eds.) (2009) The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions. Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons (Translation into Arabic to be published Arab Network for Research & Publishing, Saudi Arabia, 2013).

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The Course of Gay and Lesbian LivesCohler, B. & Galatzer-Levy, R. (2000) The Course of Gay and Lesbian Lives. University of Chicago Press

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Galatzer-Levy, R., Bachrach, H., Skolnikoff, A. & Waldron, S., (2000) New Haven: Yale University Press

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bookcover2Galatzer-Levy, R. and Kraus, L. (eds.) (1999) The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions. John Wiley & Sons 1999.

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The Essential OtherGalatzer-Levy, R. and Cohler, B. (1993) The Essential Other: A Developmental Psychology of the Self. New York: Basic Books

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bookcoverGalatzer-Levy, R.  (2000) Does Psychoanalysis Work?  Yale University Press

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Book Chapters

Galatzer-Levy, R. (2008) A Primer of Psychoanalysis for Alan Turing. in D. Dietrich et al. (eds) Simulating the Mind: A Technical Neuropsychoanalytic Approach. Vienna, Springer. Pp. 367-380.

Galatzer-Levy, I. & Galatzer-Levy, R. (2007) August Aichhorn: A Different Vision of Psychoanalysis, Children and Society. The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child.

Cohler, B. & Galatzer-Levy, R. (2006) Love in the Classroom. In G. Bolt & P. Salvio (eds) Love’s Return: Psychoanalytic Essays on Childhood, Teaching and Learning. New York: Routledge.

______ (2003) Psychoanalytic Research and Confidentiality: Dilemmas in Confidentiality: Ethical Perspectives and Clinical Dilemmas, Levin, C., Furlong, A. and O’Neil, M.K. (eds.). The Analytic Press, Inc. Hillsdale, N.J. pp 85-106

Galatzer-Levy, R. and Cohler, B. (2002) Making a Gay Identity: Coming Out, Social Context, and Psychodynamics, in Rethinking Psychoanalysis and the Homosexualities, Winer, J. and Anderson, W., (eds.), The Annual of Psychoanalysis, Vol. XXX, pp. 255-286. The Analytic Press, Hillsdale, N.J.

Galatzer-Levy, R. (2002) Stepfathers, Clinical Explorations in Cath, S.H. and Shopper, M., (eds.) Stepparenting: Creating and Recreating Families in America Today. The Analytic Press, Inc., Hillsdale.N. J. pp 127-142

______ (2002) A Self Psychology Approach for Depression, in Comparative Treatments of Depression, Reinecke, M.A. and Davison, M.R., (eds.) Springer Publishing Company. New York

______ (2001) The Analysis of a Frightened Little Boy, in Analysis of the Under-Five Child, Tyson, R. L.(ed.) Yale University Press, New Haven and London. pp 99-126

Kelman J., Leventhal, B., Galatzer-Levy, R. & Kraus, L. (1999) Divorce, Custody, and Visitation in Mid-Childhood in Galatzer-Levy, R. and Kraus, L. (eds.), The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions. John Wiley & Sons. 205-225.

Galatzer-Levy, R. & E. Ostrov From Empirical Findings to Custody Decisions in Galatzer-Levy, R. and Kraus, L. (eds.), The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions. John Wiley & Sons. 32-57

Galatzer-Levy, R., (1999) Reanalysis and the Effectiveness of Child Analysis in Cohen, J. and Cohler, B (eds.) The Psychoanalytic Study of Lives Over Time. Clinical and Research Perspectives on Children Who Return to Treatment in Adulthood. Cohen, J. and Cohler, B (eds.) Academic Press

Galatzer-Levy, R. (1998) Self Psychology. In A. Tasman, J. Kay, & J. Lieberman (eds.) Psychiatry. New York: Saunders

Galatzer-Levy, R. (1997), Psychoanalysis, Memory, and Trauma in Appelbaum, P., Uyehara, L. & Elin, M. (eds.) Trauma and Memory: Clinical and Legal Controversies. New York: Oxford University Press

Cohler, B. and Galatzer-Levy, R. (1996) Self Psychology and Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation and Maintenance of Personal Integrity in R.P. Cabaj and T.S. Stein (eds.) 3Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health, pp. 207-223. Washington: American Psychiatric Press

_____ (1993) When You’re Stupid and Things Don’t Work Right: Notes from the Analysis of an Adolescent Boy with a Learning Disability. in K. Field, E. Kaufman, & C. Saltzman (eds.) Emotions and Learning Reconsidered: International Perspectives. New York: Gardner pp. 171-183

_____ (1993) The Psychological Significance of Others in Adolescence: Issues for Study and Intervention. in P. Tolan & B. Cohler (eds.) Handbook of Clinical Research and Practice with Adolescents. New York: John Wiley. pp. 63-94

Cohler, B. and Galatzer-Levy, R. (1992) Psychoanalysis and the classroom: intent and meaning in learning and teaching. in N. Szajnberg, (ed.) Educating the Emotions: Bruno Bettelheim and Psychoanalytic Development. New York. Plenum.

Galatzer-Levy, R. (1992) Psychoanalysis, Psychology and the Self. in Barron, J. Eagle, M. & Wolitzky (eds.) Interface of Psychoanalysis and Psychology. Washington: American Psychological Association Press. 429-451

Cohler, B. and Galatzer-Levy, R. (1990) Self, Meaning and Coherence in the Second Half of Life. in Nemiroff, R. & Calarusso, C. (eds.) New Dimensions in Adult Development. New York: Basic Books

Cohler, B. and Galatzer-Levy, R. (1988) Self Psychology and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in J. M. Ross and W. Myers (eds.) New Concepts in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy pp. 204 – 225. Washington: American Psychiatric Press

_____ (1984) Adolescent Crisis and Mid-Life Crisis. In: D. Brockman (ed.), Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Older Adolescent. New York: International Universities Press pp: 29-51