Jonathan Shedler, PhD

about Jonathan

American psychologist Jonathan Shedler, PhD is known internationally as an author, consultant, and master clinician and teacher.

His article The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy won worldwide acclaim for firmly establishing psychoanalytic therapy as an evidence-based treatment.

Dr. Shedler’s research and writing are shaping contemporary views of personality syndromes and their treatment. He is author of numerous scientific and scholarly articles, creator of the Shedler-Westen Assessment Procedure (SWAP) for personality diagnosis and clinical case formulation, and co-author of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2).

He has more than 25 years’ experience teaching and supervising psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychoanalysts.

Dr. Shedler lectures internationally, leads workshops for professional audiences, consults to U.S. and international government agencies, and provides expert clinical consultation to mental health professionals worldwide. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), faculty member at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, and Consulting Supervisor at California Pacific Medical Center.



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In the News

The 7 Principles of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy   video

Interview with author-journalist Oliver Burkeman   video→  podcast→

Therapy Wars: The Revenge of Freud (The Guardian)

Events

cipmarin.org
Personality Dynamics in psychotherapy: a roadmap for lasting change
San Rafael, CA, May 21, 2022
Zoom seminar

Austen Riggs Center
The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Therapy: The Talking Cure in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice
Stockbridge, MA, April 1, 2022
webcast

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Therapy: A Lecture and Clinical Workshop with Dr. Jonathan Shedler
Melbourne, Australia, March 5, 2022
webcast

Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Fireside Chat with Jonathan Shedler 
West Roxbury, MA, January 15, 2022
webcast