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William J. Coburn, Ph.D., Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst, a licensed clinical psychologist, and a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in West Los Angeles. He is Joint Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and an Editorial Board Member of Psychoanalytic Inquiry. He is a Faculty Member and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. He is a Council, Advisory Board, and Executive Board Member of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP), Chair of the Publications Committee of the IAPSP, and an Advisory Board Member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP). He is also an International Editorial Board Member of Revista Italiana Telematica Di Psicologia Psicoanalitica Del Se Intersoggettivita Psicoanalisi Relazionale. Author of numerous articles and book chapters, he has researched and written extensively in the areas of intersubjectivity, complexity, countertransference, and supervision. He co-edited (with Nancy VanDerHeide) Self and Systems: Explorations in Contemporary Self Psychology (2009, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences), and also co-edited (with Roger Frie) Persons In Context: The Challenge of Individuality in Theory and Practice (2010, Routledge). His more recent book is titled Psychoanalytic Complexity: Clinical Attitudes For Therapeutic Change (2014, Routledge).

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