Galit Atlas (Koch), Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology (Adjunct);
80 East 11th Street, Suite 205
New York, NY 10003
Comparative Perspectives on Sexuality: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives
Areas of Research/Interest:
· Gender and Sexuality
· Infant research and attachment
· Dream analysis
· Faculty and a board member of the Institute for Expressive Analysis (IEA)
· Faculty of the Four Year Adult and National Training Programs at NIP
Galit Atlas (Koch) is an assistant adjunct professor in the NYU Postdoctoral Program. She teaches the class “Comparative Perspectives on Sexuality: Theoretical and Clinical perspectives” through the Independent track. She is a psychoanalyst, creative arts therapist and clinical supervisor in private practice in Manhattan. Galit is the co-chair of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) on-line Colloquium Series. She serves on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Perspectives, and an author of articles and book chapters that focus primarily on gender and sexuality.
· Andre’ Francois Research Award
· NADT Research Award
Selected Publications & Presentations:
In Press - Sex Lies and Videotape. A chapter in Clinical Implications of the Psychoanalyst’s Life Experience: When the Personal Becomes Professional. Edited by Steven Kuchuck. New York: Routledge.
Atlas, G. (2013). Eat, pray, dream: Contemporary use of dreams in psychoanalysis. Contemporary
Psychoanalysis, 49:2, 239-246.
Atlas, G. (2013). Eating, cooking and the space between: Response to panelists' commentaries. Contemporary
Psychoanalysis, 49:2, 276-286.
Atlas. G. (2013). What’s Love Got to Do With It? Sexuality, Shame and the Use of the Other. Studies in Gender and
Sexuality. 14:1, 51-58.
Atlas, G. (2012). Sex and the Kitchen: Thoughts on Culture and Forbidden Desire. Psychoanalytic Perspectives. VOL
April 2012 - Erotic Countertransference: From Boundary Violation
to Therapeutic Action”. Division 39, Santa Fe.
March 2012 - Passion and Aggression in the therapeutic dyad.
Atlas-Koch, G. & Kuchuck. S. (2012). To Have and To Hold- Psychoanalytic
Dialogues on the Desire to Own. Psychoanalytic Dialogues. 22:93-105.
Atlas-Koch, G. (2012). East
of Freud. Division Review, Vol 1. No 3.
Atlas-Koch, G. (2011). The Bad Father, the Sinful Son and the Wild
Ghost.” Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Fall 11, 8.(2): 238-251.
November 2011 - Disorganized Attachment: Infant Research Informs
Adult Treatment. A panel with Beatrice Beebe, IPSS, NYC.
October 2011 - Presentation at the Psychology and the Other
October 2011 - Presentation at the International Self Psychology
September 2011 - “The Dybbuk”. Presentation at the New York
University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.
June 2011 - “Sexuality and the Affective Erotic Experience” presentation
at IARPP, Madrid.
April 2011 - A panel with Katie Gentile and Steven Knoblauch: The
International Conference on Body Image and Identity.
Atlas-Koch, G. (2011). Attachment Abandonment Murder. Contemporary
Psychoanalysis. Vol 47. No 2. P. 245-259.
Atlas-Koch, G. (2010). Confusion of Tongues- Trauma and Playfulness. Psychoanalytic
Perspectives. 6 (2): 93-114.
April 2010 - Where the wild things are- Sexuality and
anxiety in the therapeutic dyad. A panel with Steven Knoblauch, Division
February 2010 - The “Too Muchness” of Excitement and the Death of Desire. A panel with Jessica Benjamin. International Relational conference- IAPRR, San Francisco.
Atlas-Koch, G. (2008). Three pregnancies and psychoanalysis- A
thin line between fusion and separateness. The psychoanalytic Review, 95 (2),