The Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, 2nd Ed.: Implications for Therapists (Meet the Author Session)

Nancy McWilliams

Rutgers University

Nancy McWilliams teaches at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology and practices in Lambertville, New Jersey. She is author of Psychoanalytic Diagnosis (1994, rev. ed. 2011), Psychoanalytic Case Formulation (1999), Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2004), and an upcoming book on overall wellness. Her books are available in 20 languages; she lectures widely both nationally and internationally. She is associate editor of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, 2nd ed. (2017), a former president of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the APA, and an Honorary Member of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She has been featured in three APA videos of master clinicians, the most recent being “Three Approaches to Psychotherapy.”


The second edition of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual will be published by Guilford Press in early June, 2017. Vittorio Lingiardi and I edited the manual; Jonathan Shedler and I wrote the opening section on personality... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Nancy McWilliams (Rutgers University)

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The language of madness


FRAM PPD » Papers: Psychodynamic (12:00 - Friday, 1st September, CT Hub, Lecture Theatre B)

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