Sheldon Itzkowitz

Adjunct Associate Professor
NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis
New York, NY

Dr. Shelly Itzkowitz is an adjunct clinical associate professor of psychology and clinical consultant, the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis; Guest Faculty, Eating Disorders, Compulsions, and Addictions Program, The William Alanson White Institute; on the teaching and supervisory faculty, the National Institute for the Psychotherapies program in psychoanalysis; and the Trauma Studies Program, The Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis. He is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Perspectives and a former President of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the New York State Psychological Association. He is in full time private practice in Manhattan where he practices psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, couples therapy, and provides clinical supervision for mental health practitioners.

Dr. Itzkowitz has presented his work with extremely dissociated individuals both nationally and internationally. His most recent publications include, The Dissociative Mind In Psychoanalysis: Understanding and Working With Trauma, co-edited with Elizabeth F. Howell. The book received the 2016 Media Award-Written by the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation and the Author Recognition Award from NIP. “A Dream As An Internal Enactment of Trauma: The Impact On the Analyst’s Self.” Appears in J. Petrucelli & S. Schoen (Eds.). Unknowable, Unspeakable, and Unsprung: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on truth, scandal, secrets, and lies, published by Routledge and “The Interpersonal-Relational Field, Countertrauma, and Counterresilience: The Impact of Treating Trauma and Dissociation.” Appears in R. B. Gartner (Ed.). Trauma and Countertrauma, Resilience and Counterresilience: Insights from Psychoanalysts and Trauma Experts, Published by Routledge.


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