Section Three Highlights Its Authors

Section Three proudly honors it many talented authors!  Take a moment and peruse the works of our members:  Gallery of Members’ Publications

We are thrilled to announce the new publication by our own, Dr. Karen Maroda: Psychodynamic Techniques

Psychodynamic Techniques

Helping therapists navigate the complexities of emotional interactions with clients, this book provides practical clinical guidelines. Master clinician Karen J. Maroda adds an important dimension to the psychodynamic literature by exploring the role of both clients’ and therapists’ emotional experiences in the process of therapy.

>>Click here: Read more about Dr. Maroda’s book<<

President Marilyn Metzl Takes Section Three To Mongolia


“The gateway to psychoanalysis is opening up internationally. The Mongolians left with the understanding that psychoanalysis is a philosophy and a way of human connection in all settings.”

 – Marilyn Metzl, Ph.D.

>>Click here: Section Three Goes to Mongolia<<

President’s Letter
May 2009

Dear Friends,

San Antonio was an exciting and thought provoking meeting and all who attended marveled at the coordination and planning that made the event run seamlessly.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the members of the board who helped to energize this event by participation and encouragement.  Our guest psychiatrists from Mongolia arrived in San Antonio with limited knowledge of English.  Since their young translator was not allowed to accompany them, it was an act of grace to witness the caring and interaction that all members of the Division 39 board extended towards them. >>Read More<<


Membership is open to all members of the Division of Psychoanalysis. Graduate student members are particularly encouraged to join in order to take advantage of the Section’s interest in supporting professionals in the early stages of their careers. Your support through membership is needed to continue our progress and our voice within the Division.

Click here: Find out more about what we offer and how to join!

Dissertation Grant Award

Section III offers an annual award of $500 to a graduate student working on a dissertation relevant to gender. >>Read More<<