Welcome to the exploration of my life story and its impact on the lives of my patients and my work.

Publications

Hinton, A., Sherby, L. & Tenbusch, L. (1982). Getting Free: Women and Psychotherapy. New York: Grove Press.

Sherby, L.B. (1989). Love and hate in the treatment of borderline patients. Contemporary Psychoanalysis.
                    25:574-591.

Sherby, L.B. (2001). What if there were no ghosts: A dissociative perspective on “The Sixth Sense.” The
                    Psychoanalytic Review.
88:725-743.

Sherby, L.B. (2004). Forced termination: When pain is shared. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 40:69-90.

Sherby, L.B. (2004). "Adaptation:" A study in creativity and inhibition. The Psychoanalytic Review, 91:443-456.

Sherby, L.B. (2005). Self-Disclosure: Seeking connection and protection. Contemporary Psychoanalysis.
                    41:499-517.

Sherby, L.B. (2005). The analyst’s unconscious contribution to the impasse: Commentary on paper by Stuart A.
                    Pizer. Psychoanalytic Dialogues. 15:727-729.

Sherby, L.B. (2007). Rediscovering Fairbairn. Contemporary Psychoanalysis. 43:185-203.

Sherby, L.B. (2009). Considerations on countertransference love. Contemporary Psychoanalysis. 45:65-81.

Sherby, L.B. (2010). Journey. Psychoanalytic Perspectives. 6:113-119.

Sherby, L.B. (2011). Another voice. In Jeffery A. Kottler & Marilyn J. Montgomery (Eds), Theories of Counseling
                    and Therapy: An Experiential Approach,
2nd Edition. California: Sage.

Sherby, L.B. (2013). Love and Loss in Life and in Treatment. New York:
                    Routledge.

Sherby, L.B. (2013). Book Review: Doing Psychoanalysis in Tehran
                    by Gohar Homayoungpour. Contemporary Psychoanalysis.
                    49: 124-128.

Upcoming Presentations

Save the Date: February 26, 2017. "'Inside Out:' The Story of Emotional Life,"Southeast Florida Association for
                    Psychoanalytic Psychology, Delray Beach, FL.

Presentations

Love and hate in the treatment of borderline patients. Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychologists, Ann
                    Arbor, MI, 1988.

Treatment of a borderline incest survivor: A case presentation. Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, Ann Arbor, MI,
                    1991.

Loving and hating: The treatment of borderline personality disorders. Southeast Florida Association for
                    Psychoanalytic Psychology, Key Largo, FL, 1992.

Long term survival of trauma: A case presentation. Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology,
                    Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1994.

Contemporary psychoanalytic approaches to understanding and treating personality disorders. With Dr. Antonio
                    Virsida. Florida Psychological Association, Key West, FL, 1995.

Ethical and legal issues in contemporary psychoanalytic practice. With Steinberg, Storch, and Virsida. Southeast
                    Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1996.

Psychoanalysis today: Implications for contemporary clinical practice. With Kammerling, Kruszel, Pusar, Steinberg,
                    and Virsida. Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Miami, FL, 1997.

Developing and maintaining a successful private practice: Personality dynamics, professional competence
                    and technical know-how. With Dr. Antonio Virsida. Florida Psychological Association, Marco Island,
                    FL, 1997.

Interaction as a mutative factor in psychoanalytic treatment: A case presentation. With members of the Southeast
                    Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology and the Appalchian Psychoanalytic Society,
                    Davie, FL and Knoxville, TN, 1999.

Psychoanalytic technique: A case study. Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association
                    Spring Meeting, New York, 1999.

What if there were no ghosts: A dissociative perspective on “The Sixth Sense.” Southeast Florida Association for
                    Psychoanalytic Psychology, Boca Raton, FL, 2000.

The delicate balancing act of once-a-week treatment. International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education,
                    Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

A dissociative perspective on “The Sixth Sense.” Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, Ann Arbor, MI, 2002.

“Adaptation”: A study in creativity and inhibition. Florida Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, Miami, FL, 2004.

The day-to-day workings of psychoanalysis: The routine. Division of Psychoanalysis of the American
                    Psychological Association Spring Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, 2004.

The reality of time: Losses and endings in psychoanalysis – discussant. Division of Psychoanalysis of the
                    American Psychological Association Spring Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, 2004.

Rediscovering Fairbairn. Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Boca Raton, FL, 2006.

Countertransference love. Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Boca Raton, FL, 2009.

Love and hate in the therapeutic setting. Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology,
                    Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010.

What If the "Black Swan" was in Treatment? Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology,
                    Delray Beach, FL, 2013.

An Analyst Writes the Book Love and Loss: Self-Disclosure and Other Issues. Southeast Florida Association
                    for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Hollywood, FL, 2013.

Clinical Forum on Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Multiple Perspectives, Commonalities and Differences. With
                    Harris, Levine, Schwartz and Virsida. The Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and
                    Psychotherapy, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2014.

Therapeutic Passages: Mid-Life and Beyond. With Sheila Felberbaum. New Directions: Writing with a
                    Psychoanalytic Edge. Weekend workshop, Washington, DC.

Truth and Fiction: When Patient and Therapist Are Revealed. International Federation of Psychoanalytic
                    Educators, San Francisco, 2014.

To Tell or Not to Tell, That is the Question. American Association of Psychoanalytic Clinical Social Workers.
                    Raleigh, NC, 2015.

In Treatment Live: The Reluctant Patient. With Aaryn Post-Gottesfeld, Ph.D. Southeast Florida Association
                    for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Hollywood, FL, 2015.

The Therapist as Person: Dealing with Love and Loss, Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and
                    Psychotherapy, Westchester, NY, 2015.

Omnipotence and Despair in the Treatment Rooms, Division of Psychoanalysis Spring Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2016.

Ethical Dilemmas: Ongoing Treatment with the Potentially violent Patient, Division of Psychoanalysis Spring
                    Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2016.

 




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