Howard B. Levine
Howard B. Levine is a member of the faculty and a supervising analyst at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP), a member of the faculty at the Psychoanalytic Institute of New England East (PINE) and is in private practice in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the IPA, a founding member of the Group for the Study of Psychoanalytic Process (GSPP) and The Boston Group for Psychoanalytic Studies, Inc. (BGPS). Dr. Levine has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association and Psychoanalytic Inquiry and currently serves as North American Representative to the Board of the IPA. He is editor of Adult Analysis and Childhood Sexual Abuse (Analytic Press 1990), co-editor of The Psychology of the Nuclear Threat (Analytic Press 1986) and Growth and Turbulence in the Container/Contained (Routledge 2012) and has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews on various subjects related to psychoanalytic process and technique, intersubjectivity, comparative psychoanalytic studies, the treatment of primitive personality disorders and the consequences and treatment of early trauma and childhood sexual abuse.
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