CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION
1968-1972           
BA, Brooklyn College, Biology

1968-1972           
New York State Regents Scholarship

1973-1978           
Università degli Studi di Padova, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia (transfer, no degree)

1978-1980           
MD, University of Michigan Medical School
 
POST-GRADUATE TRAINING:
1980-1981           
Internship in Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Hospital & Medical Center, New York, NY

1981-1983
Residency in Psychiatry, SUNY—Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

1983-1984
Chief Resident in Psychiatry, SUNY—Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

1988-1992           
Candidate in Psychoanalysis, William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Certificate in Psychiatry (#27330), 1985

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
1984-1987           
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry, SUNY—Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

1987-2009           
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, SUNY—Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

2006-Present   
Adjunct Assistant Professor, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York, NY

2006-2009           
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

2009-Present           
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, SUNY—Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

2006-2009
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


2009-Present
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

2013-Present
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:
1984-1993              
Attending Psychiatrist, Dept. of Psychiatry, State University Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

2004-2008            
Associate Attending Psychiatrist, St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

BOARD CERTIFICATION:
1985           
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Certificate in Psychiatry (#27330)

AWARDS, HONORS:
1993  
Lawrence W. Kaufman Award (For an original paper by a graduating candidate)
William A. White Psychoanalytic Institute, New York, NY

1994  
Election to Fellowship
American Psychiatric Association

1995-1999  
Secretary, New York County District Branch, American Psychiatric Association

1995  
Elected Member, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (Committee on Human Sexuality)

1997-2000  
Trustee, American Academy of Psychoanalysis

1997  
Award for Excellence in Communication, William Alanson White Society, New York, NY

1998  
Elected Member, The American College of Psychiatrists

2000-2001  
President, New York County District Branch, American Psychiatric Association

2000  
Seventh Annual GALA Award for outstanding contributions to the gay and lesbian psychoanalytic community
Gay and Lesbian Analysts, New York, NY.

2001  
Elected Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine

2002  
Co-Editor, Best Book on Gay, Lesbian and/or Bisexual Psychology (Sexual Conversion Therapy:  Ethical, Clinical and Research Perspectives)
Division 44  of the American Psychological Association

2003  
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

2003  
Elected Member, The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

2003  
Elected Member, International Academy of Sex Research

2003  
GLPNY Service Award (for contributions to the gay and lesbian community and the organization)
Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists of New York

2004  
James Paulsen Service Award (for service to the organization)
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists

2004  
Myer D. Mendelson, MD, Award (for outstanding contributions to psychiatry and psychoanalysis)
William A. White Institute

2005  
Candidate for President-Elect, American Psychiatric Association

2006    
Board of Directors, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

2006           
American Psychiatric Association’s Second Annual Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents as a voluntary faculty member to St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital.

2008           
Nominee, Gradiva Award, for a published journal article that advances psychoanalysis, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.

2009    
Elected President-Elect, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

2009           
Special Presidential Commendation, American Psychiatric Association, May 18.

2009           
Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecturer, American Psychiatric Association, May 19. 

2009           
Certificate of Appreciation, Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses, Division 44 of the American Psychological Association

2012           
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP-WEB), PEP Author Prize for top downloads of 2011

2013           
Harry Stack Sullivan Award Lecturer, Sheppard-Pratt, Baltimore, MD, March 6

LICENSURE:
1981           
New York State Medical License # 147095

DEPARTMENTAL AND UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES:
1982-1984           
Member, Clinical Care Committee, Kings County Psychiatric Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

1983-1984           
Member, Training Committee, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

1985-1989           
Department of Psychiatry Representative, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, SUNY-Downstate

1989-1992           
Department of Psychiatry Representative, Utilization Review Committee, SUNY-Downstate

1992-1994           
Member, Curriculum Committee, Bisexual, Lesbian and Gay Psychiatry Fellowship, NYU-Bellevue Medical Center, New York, NY

1994-2000           
Member, Policy and Planning Committee (Chair, 1998-2000),William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society

1995-1997           
Member, Publications Committee, William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY

2001-2011           
Elected Member, Council of Fellows, William A. White Institute (Re-elected 2006)

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:
American Medical Association, 1980
American Psychiatric Association, 1984
New York State Psychiatric Association, 1984
New York County District Branch, American Psychiatric Association, 1984
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, 1987
American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 1989
William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society, 1992
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 1995
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (by invitation), 1995
The American College of Psychiatrists (by invitation), 1998
New York Academy of Medicine (by invitation), 2001
The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (by invitation), 2003
International Academy of Sex Research (by invitation), 2003
International Association of Relational Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists, 2005
Psychoanalytic Society of the [NYU] Postdoctoral Program, 2007


PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
1986-1995           
Member, Committee on AIDS, New York County District Branch, American Psychiatric Association

1992-Present           
Editorial Board, Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health (formerly Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy), Editor-in Chief (1997-2007), Emeritus Editor (2008)

1995-1997           
Editorial Board, Gender and Psychoanalysis

1995-2000           
Member, Committee on Ethics, New York County District Branch, American Psychiatric Association

1995-2003           
Member, Committee on Human Sexuality, (Chair, 1998-2003), Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

1996-Present           
Editorial Board, Journal of Homosexuality

1996-1998           
Associate Editor, The Bulletin (Newsletter of the New York State Psychiatric Society)

1999-2000           
Member, Committee on the Abuse of Psychiatry and Psychiatrists, American Psychiatric Association

1998-Present           
Editorial Board, Studies in Gender and Sexuality

2000-2006           
Chair, Committee on Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, American Psychiatric Association

2001-Present           
Editor, Newsletter of the New York County District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association

2002-2006           
Member, Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities, American Psychiatric Association

2002-2008           
Book Series Editor, Bending Psychoanalysis, The Analytic Press

2003-Present           
Editorial Board Member, Journal of GLBT Family Studies

2005           
Guest Editor, Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality, The Haworth Press

2007-Present           
Editorial Board, Contemporary Psychoanalysis

2007-2008           
Member, Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Response to Sexual Orientation, American Psychological Association

2007-2009           
Consultant, Committee on Public Affairs, American Psychiatric Association

2007-2013           
Member, DSM-V Workgroup for Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders (GID Subcommittee), American Psychiatric Association

2008-Present           
Member, Advisory Board, National LGBT Cancer Network

2011- Present          
Member, Working Group on the Classification of Sexual Disorders and Sexual Health, World Health Organization (ICD Revision Process)

2012-Present           
Associate Editor, Journal of LGBT Health

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Medical Students:
Teaching:

1984-1989           
Medical Student Preceptor, Third Year Medical Students (4-6 students/2 hours per week/6 weeks), University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

1990-1992           
Course Taught:  “Psychoanalytic Theory,” SUNY-Downstate Medical Center (third year medical students, 40 students, one class 8 times a year)

Residents:
Teaching:

1984-1993           
Individual Dynamic Psychotherapy Supervisor; Medication Therapy Supervisor (weekly supervision of PGY-II, III and IV residents)

1985-1987           
Course Taught:  “Introduction to Psychopharmacology,” SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, (fifteen week seminar, one hour/week, 8-10 PGY-I residents)

1989-1992           
Course Taught:  “Psychopathology of Affective Disorders,” SUNY-Downstate Medical Center (fifteen week seminar, one hour/week, 8-10 PGY-II residents)

1990-1992           
Course Taught:  “Introduction to Psychotherapy,” SUNY-Downstate Medical Center (fifteen week seminar, one hour/week, 8-10 PGY-II residents)

1990-1993           
Course Taught:  “Affective Disorder Conference,” SUNY-Downstate Medical Center (fifteen week seminar, one hour/week, 8-10 PGY-III residents)

1994-1996           
Course Taught:  “Psychodynamic Psychotherapy,” Mount Sinai Services at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY (ten-week seminar, one hour/week, 6-10 PGY-III residents)

2003-2008           
Individual Psychotherapy Supervisor, Department of Psychiatry, St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Medical Center, New York, NY

2006-2008           
Class Taught:  Homosexuality and Psychoanalysis, Department of Psychiatry, St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Medical Center, New York, NY (PGY-II residents, one hour class per year). 

2006-2008           
Invited Guest Lecturer:  Human Sexuality Course, Department of Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY (PGY-II residents, one hour class per year). 

2011           
Invited Guest Lecturer, LGBT Committee of the Department of Psychiatry and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College (Residents and Medical Students)

2013                
Invited Guest Lecturer, LGBT Committee of the Department of Psychiatry and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College (Residents and Medical Students)


Administration:

1984-1989           
Inpatient Team Leader:  Clinical supervision of psychiatric residents, social workers, psychology interns and post-doctoral psychology fellows, University Hospital of Brooklyn

1991-1993           
Coordinator of Third Year Resident Outpatient Training (2 residents/2 hours per week/3 months), Downstate Mental Hygiene Associates, Brooklyn, NY

Continuing Medical Education:
Teaching:

1992-2001           
Faculty Member, Center for Applied Psychoanalysis, William A. White Institute, New York, NY; Courses Taught:  “Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy” [1993-1997]; “Contemporary Psychotherapy with Gay Men” [1997-2000] (ten-week seminars, 1 1/2 hours/week, 6-10 practicing psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers seeking continuing education),

1996-Present           
Faculty Member, Psychoanalytic Division, William A. White Institute;

1996-1999           
Supervisor of Psychotherapy, William A. White Institute

1996-1997           
Lecturer in course on “The Treatment of Lesbians and Gay Men in Psychiatric Practice;” APA Institute on Psychiatric Services, Chicago, IL, October 1996—Washington, DC, October 1997 (6 hour course, continuing medical education for 40 psychiatrists and other mental health professionals)

1997-1998:            
Course Taught:  “The Interpersonal Approach to Schizophrenia and Related Disorders” (ten-week seminar, 1 1/2 hours/week, 8-10 third year psychoanalytic candidates—psychiatrists and clinical psychologists)

1999-Present           
Supervising Analyst, William A. White Institute

2000           
Part-Time Faculty Member, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY; Course Taught: “Clinical Case Seminar on Gender and Sexuality” (ten week seminar, 1 1/2 hours/week, 8 students, doctoral program in clinical psychology)

2000           
On-line Course Taught:  “Psychoanalytic Therapy and the Gay Man,” International On-Line Seminar, sponsored by The Psychoanalytic Connection (40 mental health professionals in seminar designed for continuing education, on-line learning over a month)

2001-Present           
Training Analyst, William A. White Institute

2002-2005           
Course Taught: “Basic Psychoanalysis,” Organization Program, William A. White Institute (two-day weekend seminar, 4-10 students:  mental health professionals, human resources professionals and organizational consultants)

2004           
On-line Course Taught:  “Homophobia,” APA Grand Rounds On-Line. (several hundred APA members engaged in continuing education, on-line learning over a period of three weeks)

2005-2011           
Adjunct Faculty Member, Organization Program, William A. White Institute

2006           
On-line Course Taught: What Causes Homosexuality? A Gay Perspective on Psychoanalytic Knowledge and Authority, sponsored by the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists (IARPP) (35 mental health professionals in seminar designed for continuing education, on-line learning, March 13-April 7. 

2006-2010           
Course Taught:  “Bending Psychoanalysis,” NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (6 weeks, 2 hours/week, 10 students:  psychoanalytic candidates, primarily post-doctoral psychologists and occasional psychiatrist). 

2007-2011           
Course Taught: “Current Theories of Gender and Sexuality,” William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY (10 weeks, 1 1/2 hours/week, Required Course for Third Year Candidates, 8-10 psychiatrists and clinical psychologists).

2010           
Course Taught:  “Bending Psychoanalysis: Psychoanalytic Approaches to LGBT Patients,” NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (8 weeks, 1 1/2 hours/week, 7 students:  psychoanalytic candidates, post-doctoral psychologists). 

2011-Present           
Clinical Supervisor, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

2011           
Invited Guest Lecturer: “Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Gay Patients.” Course on Topics in Gender and Sexuality, New York Psychoanalytic Institute, November 21.

Teaching Awards:

2006           
American Psychiatric Association’s Second Annual Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents as a voluntary faculty member to St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital.

Grand Rounds Speaker:

“HOLDING OR FIXING:  COMPARING THE MODELS OF PSYCHOANALYTIC RESPECT AND REPARATIVE THERAPY OF HOMOSEXUALITY,”
• Bronx Lebanon Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx, NY, February 25, 1997.
• Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx, NY, September 17, 1997.
• Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, February 12,, 1998.
• New York University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, March 12, 1998.

“GAY PATIENT--GAY THERAPIST”
 Psychiatric Institute, Columbia Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, April 3, 1998.  

“PSYCHOANALYTIC THERAPY & THE GAY MAN”
• Gouverneur Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, June 10, 1999.
• SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Brooklyn, NY, December 1, 1999.
• New York University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, Jan 27, 2000.
• Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx, NY, September 14, 2000.
• Northwestern University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Chicago, IL, Oct 17, 2000.
• St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yonkers, NY, December 13, 2001.

“PSYCHOTHERAPY OF A DISSOCIATING GAY PATIENT”
 St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Medical Center, New York, NY, November 13, 2002.  

“THERAPEUTIC MEANINGS OF ANTIHOMOSEXUALITY”
Rose Memorial Grand Rounds Speaker
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, March 25, 2004.

“HOMOPHOBIA”
APA Grand Rounds On-Line, June, 2004
“ETHICAL ISSUES IN SEXUAL CONVERSION (‘REPARATIVE’) THERAPIES”
• St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, January 26, 2006.
• St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, June 21, 2006.

“FROM BISEXUALITY TO INTERSEXUALITY:  RETHINKING GENDER CATEGORIES”
• Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx, NY, January 9, 2003.
• Cabrini Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, October 8, 2004.
• St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, Feb 23, 2005.
• Brookdale Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Brooklyn, NY, January 10, 2006.
• Harvard Longwood Psychiatry, Cambridge, MA, March 7, 2006.
• Zucker Hillside Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Glen Oaks, NY, October 18, 2006.
• NY Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, Feb 20, 2008.

“PSYCHIATRY AND HOMOSEXUALITY”
Harlem Hospital, New York NY, April 23, 2008.

“TREATING THE GLBT PATIENT:  RENDERING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE”
Keynote Speaker, “Addressing GLBT ISSUES in the Medical School Curriculum”
Conference presented by the New York Medical College GLBT Task Force, May 5, 2009.  

“WHEN POLITICS DISTORTS SCIENCE”
• New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Westchester, NY, February 9, 2010.
• Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx, NY, February 11, 2010.

“HOMOSEXUALITY: A CLINICAL PRIMER”
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, October 4, 2011

“DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL: PERSPECTIVES ON ANTIHOMOSEXUAL ATTITUDES”
Brooklyn VA Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, December 2, 2011

“THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY PATIENTS”
• NY Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Westchester, NY, February 19, 2008.
• Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, March 16, 2009.
• Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, March 31, 2009.
• Elmhurst Medical Center, Elmhurst, NY, December 7, 2011.

“QUEER DIAGNOSES: PARALLELS AND CONTRASTS IN THE HISTORY OF HOMOSEXUALITY, GENDER VARIANCE AND THE DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL (DSM)”
• Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, December 14, 2010.
• New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Westchester, NY, January 11, 2011.
• New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), New York, NY, March 9, 2011.
• Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, February 1, 2012.
• Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, March 8, 2012.

QUEER DIAGNOSES: AN UPDATE ON THE GENDER IDENTITY DIAGNOSES OF THE ICD-11 AND THE DSM-5”
VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, Montrose, NY, January 9, 2013

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1982-1984           
Member, Clinical Care Committee, Kings County Psychiatric Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

1983-1984           
Member, Training Committee, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

1985-1989           
Department of Psychiatry Representative, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, SUNY-Downstate

1989-1992           
Department of Psychiatry Representative, Utilization Review Committee, SUNY-Downstate

1992-1994           
Member, Curriculum Committee, Bisexual, Lesbian and Gay Psychiatry Fellowship, NYU-Bellevue
Medical Center, New York, NY

1994-2000           
Member, Policy and Planning Committee (Chair, 1998-2000), William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society

1995-1997           
Member, Publications Committee, William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY

2001-2005           
Member, Publications Committee, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

2001-2011           
Elected Member, Council of Fellows, William A. White Institute (Re-elected, 2006)

2004-Present           
Member, Board of Directors, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), City University of New York

2004-Present           
Member, President’s Advisory Council, New York Disaster Counseling Coalition (NYDCC)

2005-2008           
Member, Board of Trustees, Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education

2006-Present       
Member, Board of Directors, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry


2006-2007           
Chair, Scientific Colloquia Committee, NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

2007-2009           
Member, Finance Committee, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

2008- Present          
Member, Advisory Board, National LGBT Cancer Network

2009-2011          
President-Elect, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

2010-Present           
Member, Training Committee, William A. White Institute

2011-Present           
President, Board of Directors, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:

1996
1. Drescher J: A discussion across sexual orientation and gender boundaries:  Reflections of a gay male analyst to a heterosexual female analyst. Gender & Psychoanalysis 1996; 1(2):223-237

2. Drescher J: Across the great divide:  Gender panic in the psychoanalytic dyad.  Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy 1996; 13(2):174-186

1997

3. Drescher J: From preoedipal to postmodern:  Changing psychoanalytic attitudes toward homosexuality. Gender & Psychoanalysis 1997; 2(2):203-216

1998

4. Drescher J: I’m your handyman:  A history of reparative therapies.  J. Homosexuality, 1998; 36(1):19-42. 

5. Drescher J: Contemporary psychoanalytic psychotherapy with gay men:  With a commentary on reparative therapy of homosexuality. J. Gay & Lesbian Psychotherapy, 1998; 2(4):51-74

1999

6. Drescher J: The therapist’s authority and the patient’s sexuality. J. Gay & Lesbian Psychotherapy, 1999; 3(2):61-80

2000

7. Drescher J: Cornucopia. Gender & Psychoanalysis 2000; 5(3):291-319

2001

8. Drescher J: Ethical concerns raised when patients seek to change same-sex attractions. J. Gay & Lesbian Psychotherapy, 2001; 5(3/4):181-210

2002

9. Drescher J: Ethical issues in treating gay and lesbian patients.  Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2002; 25(30):605-621

10. Drescher J: Causes and becauses:  On etiological theories of homosexuality.  The Annual of Psychoanalysis, 2002; 30:57-68

11. Drescher J: Don’t ask, don’t tell:  A gay man’s perspective on the psychoanalytic training experience between 1973 and 1991.  J. Gay & Lesbian Psychotherapy, 2002; 6(1):45-56

12. Drescher J: Invisible gay adolescents:  Developmental narratives of gay men.  Adolescent Psychiatry:  Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 2002; 26:73-94

13. Drescher J: In memory of Stephen A. Mitchell, PhD.  Studies in Gender & Sexuality, 2002; 3(1):95-109

2003

14. Drescher J: The Spitzer study and the culture wars.  Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2003; 32(5):431-432

2007

15.
Drescher J: From Bisexuality to Intersexuality:  Rethinking Gender Categories.  Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2007; 43(2):204-228. 

2008

16.
Drescher J: A History of Homosexuality and Organized Psychoanalysis.  Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 2008; 36(3):443-460. 

2009

17. Drescher J: Handle with Care:  The Psychoanalysis of a Touchy Case.  Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2009; 13(1):4–20.

18. Drescher J: When Politics Distorts Science:  What Mental Health Professionals Can Do.  Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2009; 13(3):21-226

2010

19. Drescher J: There is No There There: A Discussion of “Narcissism and Self-Esteem among Homosexual and Heterosexual Male Students. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 2010, 36(1):38-47.

20. Drescher J: Queer Diagnoses:  Parallels and Contrasts in the History of Homosexuality, Gender Variance, and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).  Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2010, 39:427–460.

21. Drescher J: Transsexualism, Gender Identity Disorder and the DSM. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2010, 14(2):109-122.

22. Vance Jr. SR, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Drescher J, Meyer-Bahlburg HFL, Pfäfflin F, Zucker KJ: Opinions about the DSM gender identity disorder diagnosis: Results from an international survey administered to organizations concerned with the welfare of transgender people.  International Journal of Transgenderism, 2010, 12:1-14.

2012
23. Barber M, Drescher J, Rosario V: The GAP [Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry] Online LGBT Mental Health Curriculum. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2012, 16(1):41-48.

24. Drescher J: The Removal of Homosexuality from the DSM: Its Impact on Today’s Marriage Equality Debate. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2012, 16(2):124-135.

25. Drescher J, Byne W: Introduction to the Treatment of Gender Dysphoric/Gender Variant (GD/GV) Children and Adolescents. Journal of Homosexuality, 2012, 59(3):295-300.

26. Drescher J, Byne W: Gender Dysphoric/Gender Variant (GD/GV) Children and Adolescents: Summarizing What We Know and What We Have Yet to Learn. Journal of Homosexuality, 2012, 59(3):501-510.

27. Drescher J: Minding the Body: Situating Gender Diagnoses in the ICD-11. International Review of Psychiatry, 2012, 24(6): 568–577.

2013
28. Drescher J: Ghosts in the Consulting Room: A Discussion of Anson’s “Ghosts in the Dressing Room.” Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 2013, 17:112-120.
In Press

29.
Zucker KJ, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Drescher J, Meyer-Bahlburg HFL, Pfäfflin F,. Womack WM: Memo outlining evidence for change for gender identity disorder in the DSM-5. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2013, 42:901–914.

30. Drescher J: Controversies in Gender Diagnoses. Invited paper. Journal LGBT Health, 2013, 1(1):9-15..
In Press

CASE REPORTS

1985
1. Demuth, GW, Breslow, RE, Drescher, J. (1985) The elicitation of a movement disorder by trazodone:  Case Report. J. Clinical Psychiatry, 46(12):535-536.

CHAPTERS AND BOOKS:

1995

1. Drescher J (1995) Anti-homosexual bias in training.  In Domenici T, Lesser RC, (Eds.), Disorienting Sexuality:  Psychoanalytic Reappraisals of Sexual Identities.  Routledge, New York.

1996

2. Drescher J (1996) Psychoanalytic subjectivity and male homosexuality.  In Cabaj RP, Stein, TS (Eds.), Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health.  American Psychiatric Press, Inc., Washington, DC.

1998

3. Drescher J. (1998) Psychoanalytic Therapy and the Gay Man.  The Analytic Press, Hillsdale, NJ.

2000. 

4. Guss JR, Drescher J (Eds.) (2000) Addictions in the Lesbian and Gay Community.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

5. Drescher J (2000) Atteggiamenti psicoanalitici verso l’omosessualità (Psychoanalytic attitudes toward homosexuality).  In Bassi F, Galli PF (Eds.), L’Omosessualità nella psicoanalisi (Homosexuality in Psychoanalysis), Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi, Torino, Italy.

2001

6. Glazer DF, Drescher J (Eds.) (2001) Gay and Lesbian Parenting.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

7. Drescher J (2001) The circle of liberation.  In Glazer DF, Drescher J, (Eds.), Gay and Lesbian Parenting.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

8. Shidlo A, Schroeder M, Drescher J (Eds.) (2001) Sexual Conversion Therapy:  Ethical, Clinical and Research Perspectives.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

9. Drescher J (2001) Attending to sexual compulsivity in a gay man.   In Petrucelli J, Stuart C (Eds.), Hungers and Compulsions.  Jason Aronson, Northvale, NJ.

2002

10. Drescher J (2002) Sexual conversion (“Reparative”) therapies:  A history and update.”  In Jones BE, Hill MJ (Eds.), Mental Health Issues in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities (Review of Psychiatry, 21(4)).  APPI, Washington, DC.

11. Byne W, Schuklenk U, Lasco M, Drescher J (2002) The origins of sexual orientation:  No genetic link to Social Change. Alper JS, Ard C, Asch A, Beckwith J, Conrad P, Geller LN (Eds.), The Double-Edged Helix:  Social Implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

2003

12. *Drescher J, D’Ercole A, Schoenberg E (Eds.) (2003) Psychotherapy with Gay Men and Lesbians:  Contemporary Dynamic Approaches.  Harrington Park Press, NY.

13. Lingiardi V, Drescher J (Eds.) (2003) The Mental Health Professions and Homosexuality:  International Perspectives.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

14. Drescher J (2003) Psychoanalysis.  In Aminoff J, Daroff RB (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences.  Academic Press. 

2004

15. D’Ercole A, Drescher J, (Eds.) (2004) Uncoupling Convention:  Psychoanalytic Approaches to Same-Sex Couples and Families.  The Analytic Press, Hillsdale, NJ.

16. Leli U, Drescher J, (Eds.) (2004) Transgender Subjectivities:  A Clinician’s Guide. Harrington Park Press, NY.

17. Hellman R, Drescher J, (Eds.) (2004) Handbook of LGBT Issues in Community Mental Health.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

2005

18. *Drescher J, Stein TS, Byne W (2005) Homosexuality, gay and lesbian identities, and homosexual behavior.  In Sadock BJ, Sadock VA (Eds), Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Eighth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

19. Perlman G, Drescher J, (Eds.) (2005) A Gay Man’s Guide to Prostate Cancer. Harrington Park Press, NY.

20. Halkitis PN, Wilton L, Drescher J, (Eds.) (2005) Barebacking:  Psychosocial  & Public Health Approaches. Harrington Park Press, NY.

21. *Drescher J, Glazer DF, Crespi L, Schwartz D (2005) What is a mother?  Perspectives from gay and lesbian parenting.  In Brown SF (Ed.), What do Mothers Want?  Contemporary Perspectives in Psychoanalysis and Related Disciplines.  The Analytic Press, Hillsdale, NJ.

22. Karasic D, Drescher J (Eds.) (2005) Sexual and Gender Diagnoses of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM):  A Reevaluation.  Haworth Press, NY.

2006

23. *Drescher J, Zucker KJ (Eds.) (2006) Ex-Gay Research:  Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics and Culture.  Harrington Park Press, NY.

24. Drescher J (2006) Gay and depressed:  Combined pharmacotherapy and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy with a depressed, gay man.  In Spitzer RL, First M, Williams JBW, Gibbons M (Eds.), DSM-IV TR Casebook:  Experts Tell How They Treated Their Own Patients.  APPI, Washington, DC.

25. Drescher J. (2006) Sexual conversion therapies.  In Khaled M (Ed), Homophobia:  Views and Differences.  Helem and La CD-Theque, Beirut, Lebanon.  (In Arabic)

26. Wainberg M, Kolodny AJ, Drescher J (Eds.) (2006) Crystal Meth and Men Who Have Sex with Men:  Community and Public Health Responses. Harrington Park Press, NY.

2007

27. Drescher J (2007) Homosexuality and its vicissitudes.  In Muran JC (Ed.), Dialogues on Difference:  Diversity Studies of the Therapeutic Relationship. American Psychological Association Books, Washington, DC.

28. Drescher J (2007) Parler Foucault Sans Le Savoir.  In Muran JC (Ed.), Dialogues on Difference:  Diversity Studies of the Therapeutic Relationship. American Psychological Association Books, Washington DC.

29. *Drescher J, Merlino JP (Eds.) (2007) American Psychiatry and Homosexuality:  An Oral History.  Harrington Park Press, New York. 

30. Peel E, Clarke V, Drescher J (Eds.) (2007) British LGB Psychololgies:  Theory, Research and Practice.  Haworth Medical Press, NY.

31. Drescher J (2007) Homosexuality, Stress and.  In Fink G (Ed), The Encyclopedia of Stress, Second Edition, Volume 2.  Academic Press, Oxford. 

32. Glassgold JM, Drescher J (Eds.) (2007) Activism in LGBT Psychotherapy Practice. Haworth Medical Press, NY.

2008

33. *Drescher J, McCommon BH, Jones BE, (2008) Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients.  In Hales RE, Yudofsky SC, Gabbard G (Eds) (2008) APPI Textbook of Psychiatry, Fifth Edition.  APPI Press, Washington, DC. 

2009

34. Mathy R, Drescher J (Eds) (2009) Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality. Routledge, NY.. 

35. Drescher J (2009) Coming Out.  In Hawley JC (Ed), LGBTQ America Today:  An Encyclopedia, Volume 1.  Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT.

36. Drescher J (2009) Psychiatry and Homosexuality.  In Hawley JC (Ed), LGBTQ America Today:  An Encyclopedia, Volume 3.  Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT.

37. Drescher J (2009) Disparities Affecting the Psychiatric Care of Gay Men.  In Ruiz P, Primm A (Eds.), Disparities in Psychiatric Care:  Clinical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

38. Drescher J, Byne W (2009) Homosexuality, gay and lesbian identities, and homosexual behavior.  In Sadock BJ, Sadock VA, Ruiz P (Eds), Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

2011
39. Drescher J (2011) Sexual Conversion Therapies (Seksuaalisuuden muutosterapioista). In: Toimittaneet, Tuovinen L, Stålström O, Nissen J, Hentilä J, (Eds), Saanko olla totta? (May I Be True to Myself). Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, Finland.

2012
40. Levounis P, Drescher J, Barber M (Eds) (2012) The LGBT Casebook. American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington DC.

41. Drescher J (2012) What’s in Your Closet? In Levounis P, Drescher J, Barber M (Eds.), The LGBT Casebook. American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington DC.

2013
42. *Drescher J, Byne W (Eds) (2013) Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Discussion. Routledge, New York and London.

43. *Drescher J, Byne W (2013) Introduction to the Treatment of Gender Dysphoric/Gender Variant (GD/GV) Children and Adolescents. In Drescher J, Byne W (Eds) Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Discussion. Routledge, New York and London.

44. *Drescher J, Byne W (2013) Gender Dysphoric/Gender Variant (GD/GV) Children and Adolescents: Summarizing What We Know and What We Have Yet to Learn. In Drescher J, Byne W (Eds) Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Discussion. Routledge, New York and London.

45. Drescher J. (2013) Gender Identity Diagnoses: History and Controversies. In Kreukels BPC, Steensma TD, de Vries ALC (Eds) Gender Dysphoria and Disorders of Sex Development. Springer, New York.

In Press

46. Drescher J. (in press) Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients.  In Hales RE, Yudofsky SC, Roberts L (Eds) American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry, Sixth Edition. American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC. 

47. Drescher J. (in press) Ethical Issues in Treating LGBT Patients. In Sadler J, van Staden CW, Fulford, KWM (Eds) Oxford Handbook of Psychiatric Ethics. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

48. Drescher J. (in press) Gender Dysphoria. In Tasman A, Lieberman JA, Kay J, First MB, Riba M (Eds.) Psychiatry, 4th Edition. Wiley: New York.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

“INTERNALIZED HOMOPHOBIA IN THE PSYCHOTHERAPY OF A GAY MAN”
Member, Panel Presentation, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, San Francisco, CA, May, 1989.

“THE DISTRICT BRANCH NEWSLETTER:  EDUCATING THE MEMBERSHIP ABOUT AIDS”
Member, Component Workshop Presentation, APA, New York, NY, May, 1990 and San Francisco, CA, May, 1989.

“THERAPIST BIAS IN THE CLINICAL SETTING”
Member, Component Workshop Presentation, APA, New York, NY, May 1990.

“CLINICAL WORK WITH LESBIAN AND GAY PATIENTS”
Chair, Component Workshop Presentation, APA, New Orleans, LA, May 1991.

“RESIDENT SURVIVAL STRATEGIES FOR THE 1990'S”
Chair, Component Workshop Presentation, APA, Washington, DC, May 1992.

“OUR PATIENTS, OURSELVES,”
Chair, Component Workshop Presentation, APA, San Francisco, CA, May 1993.

“PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF AIDS”
Member, Panel Presentation on “Optometric Concerns with the Diagnosis and Treatment of the AIDS Patient,” American Academy of Optometry, Boston, MA, December 1993.

“PSYCHOANALYTIC ATTITUDES TOWARD HOMOSEXUALITY”
Original Paper Presentation, Panel on “Anti-Homosexual Bias in Psychiatry,” American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, December 1993.

“ADDRESSING GAY, LESBIAN AND BISEXUAL ISSUES AT THE DISTRICT BRANCH LEVEL”
Member, Component Workshop Presentation of the Southern California Psychiatric Society's Committee on Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues
APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 1994.

“CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY MEN”
Paper Presentation, Scientific Symposium entitled “Gay and Lesbian Patients:  New Psychoanalytic Perspectives,” joint session of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 1994.

“WHAT'S SO SCARY ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY?”
• Chair, Component Workshop Presentation, APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 1994.

• Chair, Panel Presentation, Twelfth Annual Symposium, American Association of Physicians for Human Rights, New York, NY, September 3, 1994.

“DISSOCIATION IN THE PSYCHOTHERAPY OF GAY MEN”
Member, Panel Discussion, “Clinical Approaches to Dissociation,”
Division 39, American Psychological Association, Santa Monica, CA, April 30, 1995.

“MEDICATION, PSYCHOTHERAPY AND BELIEF,”
Member, Panel Presentation on “Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy:  Toward Integration,”
Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association, Santa Monica, CA, April 29, 1995.

“PERSPECTIVES ON RELATIONS BETWEEN LESBIANS AND GAY MEN”
Co-Chair, Component Workshop Presentation,
APA, Miami Fl, May 23, 1995.

“PSYCHOANALYTIC SUBJECTIVITY AND MALE HOMOSEXUALITY”
Member, Panel Presentation, “Psychoanalysis and Homosexuality:  A Contemporary View.” 
American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Boston, Ma, December 10, 1995.

“ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE:  GENDER PANIC IN THE PSYCHOANALYTIC DYAD,”
Member, Panel Presentation, “Gay and Lesbian Issues.”  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, May 5, 1996. 

“THE ANALYST’S AUTHORITY AND THE PATIENT’S SEXUALITY,”
Member, Panel Presentation, “Homosexuality:  Study of Gay and Lesbian Lives--Implications for Psychoanalysis,” American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, January 9, 1998.

“WHAT NEEDS CHANGING:  SOME QUESTIONS RAISED BY REPARATIVE THERAPY PRACTICES”
Member, Panel Presentation, “Psychoanalysis, Sexuality and Politics”
American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, January 11, 1998. 

“DISCUSSION OF ‘NEGATIVE AFFECTS IN BORDERLINE PATIENTS’”
USA and Italy:  Reciprocal Influences in Psychoanalysis:  In the Footsteps of Silvano Arieti
Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Organizzazione di Psicoanalisti Italiani--Federazione e Registro (OPIFER), Venice, Italy, November 3, 1999.

“ATTENDING TO SEXUAL COMPULSIVITY IN A GAY MAN”
Paper presented on panel discussion, “Sex, Drugs and Homosexuality”
Congres International du Jubile, Fedération Française de Psychiatrie, Paris, France, June 28, 2000

“THE CONSULTING ROOM AS PLAYSPACE:  PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH A BIPOLAR PATIENT”
Member, Panel Presentation on “How to Make Dynamic Psychotherapy Work,”

APA 52nd Institute on Psychiatric Services, Philadelphia, PA, Chicago, IL, October 28, 2000..

“DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL:  THE PSYCHOANALYTIC TRAINING EXPERIENCE BETWEEN 1973 AND
1991”
• Member, Panel on “The Value of Homosexuality in Psychoanalysis”
            Eleventh International Forum of Psychoanalysis, Brooklyn, NY, May 6, 2000.
• Member, Panel on “Being Gay and Becoming a Psychoanalyst:  Across Three Generations”
            90th Annual Meeting of The American Psychoanalytic Association, New Orleans, LA, May 5,

2001.
“PSYCHOANALYTIC THERAPY & THE GAY MAN” (*Presented in Italian)
• Meet the Author, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, January 7, 2000.
• Featured Speaker, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY, April 25, 2000.
• Invited Speaker, Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and
            Organizzazione di Psicoanalisti Italiani--Federazione e Registro (OPIFER), Sestri Levante,
            Italy, June 24, 2000.
• Invited Lecturer, APA 52nd Institute on Psychiatric Services, Philadelphia, PA, October 28,            

2000.
“PSYCHIATRIC VIEWS ON TALKING ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY TO KIDS”
Chair, Component Workshop
APA, New Orleans, LA, May 7, 2001.

“THE TERRORIST CRISIS OF 2001:  USE AND IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION”
Member, Component Workshop
APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 21, 2002.

“IT’S NOT GAY ENOUGH:  INTERPRETING ANTIGAY BIAS IN THE 21ST CENTURY”
Chair, Component Workshop
APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 23, 2002.

“MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN THE LESBIAN/GAY/BISEXUAL/TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY”
Member, APA Review Of Psychiatry Presentation
APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 23, 2002.

“DISCUSSION OF TWO CLINICAL PRESENTATIONS”
Conference on “Sexuality:  Yours, Mine and Ours.”
International Association of Relational Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists, New York, NY, November 22, 2002.  

“GAY AND LESBIAN ADOLESCENTS”
American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY, March 28, 2003.  

“BEYOND COMING OUT:  LGBT MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFESPAN”
Conference Discussant
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 17, 2003.  

“SEXUAL AND GENDER IDENTITY DISORDERS:  QUESTIONS FOR DSM-V”
Co-Chair, Scientific Symposium
APA, San Francisco, CA, May 19, 2003.  

“RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN GAY AND LESBIAN MENTAL HEALTH:  A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE”
Co-Chair, Scientific Symposium
APA, San Francisco, CA, May 20, 2003.  

“COUNSELING COMMITTED COUPLES:  RETHINKING THERAPEUTIC NEUTRALITY”
Member, Issues Workshop
APA, San Francisco, CA, May 21, 2003.  

“INTERSEX CONDITIONS:  CONTROVERSIES AND NEW APPROACHES TO TREATMENT”
Member, Component Workshop
APA, San Francisco, CA, May 21, 2003.  

“DADDY AND PAPA:  A PSYCHOSOCIAL PROFILE OF GAY PARENTING”
Chair, Component Workshop
APA, San Francisco, CA, May 22, 2003.  

“ETHICAL CONCERNS RAISED WHEN PATIENTS SEEK TO CHANGE SAME-SEX ATTRACTIONS”
• Precirculated paper, Fall Meeting 2000, American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY,             December 17, 2000.
• Member, Symposium on “Clinical Issues and Ethical Concerns Regarding Attempts to Change Sexual Orientation:  An Update.” 
            APA, New Orleans, LA, May 9, 2001.
• Member, Panel on “Research and Clinical Report on Reparative Therapy”
            Trembling Before G-d:  Orthodox Mental Health Conference on Homosexuality, New York, NY,             November 10, 2003,

“TEACHING EVIDENCE-BASED PSYCHOTHERAPIES”
Panel Discussant
American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, New York, NY, April 30, 2004.

“HOMOSEXUALITY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS:  NEW DIRECTIONS”
Conference Summary
Conference jointly sponsored by Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Medical Center, The Haworth Press, William Alanson White Institute
New York, NY, May 1, 2004.

“JUDD MARMOR, PSYCHIATRY AND HOMOSEXUALITY”
Panel Member, “The Academy Honors the Life and Work of Judd Marmor, MD”
American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, New York, NY, May 2, 2004.

“GAY AND LESBIAN ORTHODOX JEWS:  A PRIMER FOR CLINICIANS”
Chair, Scientific Symposium
American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 5, 2004.

“’FIXING FRANK’:  THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY MEN”
Participant, Media Workshop
APA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 23, 2005..

“I DO, BUT I CAN’T:  MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AROUND GAY MARRIAGE”
Participant, Component Workshop
APA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 23, 2005..

“CHALLENGES WHEN PSYCHIATRISTS SEEK TREATMENT FOR THEMSELVES”
Issues Workshop
APA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 26, 2005..

“SEX & DEATH IN THE AGE OF AIDS:  A PSYCHOANALYTIC EXPLORATION”
Panel Member in Film Discussion of “The Gift”
National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, September 25, 2005.

“Gay and Lesbian Families:  What Kinds of Trauma Do They Experience Because They Cannot Marry”
Panel Member in Workshop of the Committee on Gay and Lesbian Issues
American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY, January 19, 2006.

“Homosexuality and psychoanalysis:  from the preoedipal to the postmodern”
Presidential Lecture, 50th Annual Meeting
American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, CA, May 19, 2006.

“HISTORY OF SEXUAL CONVERSION THERAPIES”
AGLP Expert Training Program on Critiquing Sexual Conversion Therapies
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, Toronto, ON, CA, May 21, 2006.

“THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CLOSET”
Discussion Group Leader
APA Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, May 22, 2006.

“CAN WE TALK? A MODEL FOR CONSTRUCTIVE CONVERSATION BETWEEN OPPONENTS AND ADVOCATES OF SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS”
Panel Member, Component Workshop
APA Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, May 23, 2006.

“A RESEARCH AGENDA FOR DSM-V:  MENTAL HEALTH IN THE GAY, LESBIAN, AND BISEXUAL POPULATIONS”
Co-Chair, Component Workshop
APA Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, May 24, 2006.

“CAN I CHANGE? A JOURNEY THROUGH EX-GAY MINISTRIES AND BEYOND”
Panel Member, Issue Workshop
APA Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, May 25, 2006.

“ETIOLOGICAL THEORIES OF HOMOSEXUALITY AND THEIR CLINICAL RELEVANCE”
Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants, Philadelphia, PA, May 29, 2007.

“ETHICAL ISSUES IN SEXUAL CONVERSION (‘REPARATIVE’) THERAPIES”
• Member, Panel on “Special Populations”
            APA Ethics Committee Training Program, Washington DC, November 10, 2005.
• Member, Panel Presentation, “Meeting the Needs of our Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Patients             and their Families,” American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, June 12, 2006
• Plenary Speaker, 25th Annual Conference, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, San Francisco, CA, October             13, 2006.
• Member, Panel Presentation, “Ethics, Human Rights and Dynamic,” jointly sponsored by American             Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Psychoanalysis, San Diego, CA, May 21, 2007
• Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants, Philadelphia, PA,             May 29, 2007.

“FROM BISEXUALITY TO INTERSEXUALITY:  RETHINKING GENDER CATEGORIES” (*Presented in Italian)
• Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI), New York, NY, May 2, 2003.
• Panel Member, “From Preoedipal to Postmodern:  Gender & Sexuality,” International Association for             Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Athens, Greece, July 6, 2007.

“WHEN POLITICS DISTORTS SCIENCE”
• Plenary speaker, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 25th Annual Conference, San Juan, PR, September 29,2007.
• Panelist, “’The Gay Agenda’:  The Intersection of Mental Health and Public Policy,” AGLPAnnual             Symposium, Washington DC, May 3, 2008.

“ISSUES OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY”
American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference, New York, NY, March 15, 2009.  

“‘IN OR OUT?’:  A DISCUSION ABOUT GENDER IDENTITY DIAGNOSES AND THE DSM”
Co-Chair, Scientific Symposium
Annual Meeting of APA, San Francisco, CA, May 18, 2009.  

“WHEN POLITICS DISTORTS SCIENCE”
• Plenary speaker, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 25th Annual Conference, San Juan, PR, September             29,2007.
• Panel Member, “’The Gay Agenda’:  The Intersection of Mental Health and Public Policy,” AGLP Annual             Symposium, Washington DC, May 3, 2008.
• Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecture, Annual Meeting of APA, San Francisco, CA, May 19, 2009.

“THE STATUS OF SEXUAL CONVERSION THERAPIES IN THE US”
Invited Speaker, Symposium on “Therapies that Claim to Change Sexual Orientation:
Historical and Current Perspectives”
Annual Meeting of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Liverpool, UK, June 3, 2009. 

“MANAGING SELF-DISCLOSURE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY”
Invited Consultant, “Clinical Pearls”
Institute for Psychiatric Services, New York, NY, October 9, 2009

“INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HOMOSEXUALITY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY”
Plenary Speaker
Facoltà di Psicologia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome Italy, November 7, 2009

“GENDER VARIANCE OR GENDER IDENTITY DISORDER: A DSM-5 CONTROVERSY”
Life Members Meeting
Annual Meeting of APA, New Orleans, LA, May 25, 2010

“THE GROUP FOR ADVANCEMENT OF PSYCHIATRY ON-LINE CURRICULUM ON LGBT MENTAL HEALTH””
Panel Speaker, Symposium on “Psychiatrists in the World: Advocating for LGBT Mental Health”
Annual Meeting of APA, New Orleans, LA, May 25, 2010

“TALKING TO THE MEDIA: TEACHING PSYCHIATRISTS TO EMBRACE THE SOUND BITE”
Panel Speaker, Symposium on “Psychiatrists in the World: Advocating for LGBT Mental Health”
Annual Meeting of APA, New Orleans, LA, May 25, 2010

“ANTIHOMOSEXUAL ATTITUDES: A PSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE”
Plenary Speaker
International Conference on “Homophobia: Attitudes, Prejudices and Intervention Strategies,” Naples, Italy, October 18, 2010

“SHOULD WE EXTEND OR RESTRICT THE CONCEPT OF ADDICTION?”
Invited Discussant, Conference on Les catégories psychiatriques et leurs effets: Enjeux de la révision du DSM-5 et de la CIM-11 (Psychiatric diagnoses and their effects: Issues around the Revision of DSM-5 and ICD-11),Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, March 18, 2011.

“QUEER DIAGNOSES: HOMOSEXUALITY, GENDER VARIANCE, AND THE DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL (DSM)”
• Stanley Biber Memorial Lecture, Annual Meeting of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, San Diego, CA, September 25, 2010.
• Panel Member, Symposium: “Gender Identity Disorder and the DSM-5: An Update,” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY, October 30, 2010
• Invited Speaker, Association des Médecins Gays (Gay Medical Association), Paris, France, March 13, 2011.
• Invited Speaker, Conference on Les catégories psychiatriques et leurs effets: Enjeux de la révision du DSM-5 et  de la CIM-11 (Psychiatric Diagnoses and their Effects: Issues around the Revision of DSM-5 and ICD-11), Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, March 18, 2011.

“HOW APA’S 1973 DECISION TO REMOVE HOMOSEXUALITY FROM THE DSM CONTRIBUTED TO TODAY’S CULTURE WARS ABOUT MARRIAGE EQUALITY”
Panel Speaker,
Symposium on “Mental Health and Legal Perspectives of Same-sex Civil Marriage in the United States”
Annual Meeting of APA, Honolulu, HI, May 18, 2011

“GID IN THE DSM-5: AN UPDATE”
Stanley Biber Memorial Lecture
Annual Meeting of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, Atlanta, GA, September 24, 2010, 2011

“WHEN POLITICS DISTORTS SCIENCE”
• Plenary speaker, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 25th Annual Conference, San Juan, PR, September             29,2007.
• Panel Member, “’The Gay Agenda’:  The Intersection of Mental Health and Public Policy,” AGLP Annual             Symposium, Washington DC, May 3, 2008.
• Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecture, Annual Meeting of APA, San Francisco, CA, May 19, 2009.
• Plenary speaker, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, White Plains, NY, November 11, 2011.

“SHAMED BODIES, UNSETTLED GENDERS”
Discussant, Panel Session, 10th Anniversary Conference: The Legacy of Stephen Mitchell
International Association of Relational Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, March 3, 2012

“THE POLITICS OF SEXUAL SCIENCE: A GAY PSYCHIATRIST’S REPORT FROM THE TRENCHES OF THE CULTURE WARS”
Panel Speaker, Symposium on “Psychiatrists as Activists: On Being Part of the Solution”
Annual Meeting of APA, Philadelphia, PA, May 7, 2012

“QUEER DIAGNOSES: AN UPDATE ON THE GENDER IDENTITY DIAGNOSES OF THE ICD-11 AND THE DSM-5”
Keynote Speaker
“Therapolitics”: Mutual Influence of the Therapeutic Process and Social Processes within the LGBT Community
Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 16, 2012

“GAY MAINSTREAM AND ALTERNATIVE STYLES: VARIATIONS ON THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN PATIENTS WHO WISH TO EXAMINE THEIR ORIENTATION”
Panel Member, Discussion of sexual conversion therapies
Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 16, 2012

“CAN SEXUAL ORIENTATION BE CHANGED?”
Panel Member
“Selling the Promise of Change: International Health and Policy Consequences of Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE)”
Sponsored by The NGO Committee on Human Rights & The NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS
United Nations Church Center, New York, NY, January 31, 2013

“THEORIZING HOMOSEXUALITY: WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?”
Panel Member, Scientific Symposium on “Sexual Diversity, Genes and Environment”
Annual Meeting of the Netherlands Psychiatric Association, Maastricht, April 12, 2013

“PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH LGBT PATIENTS”
Workshop Presenter
Annual Meeting of the Netherlands Psychiatric Association, Maastricht, April 12, 2013

“CAN THE PSYCHOANALYSIS OF THE FUTURE BRING ANYTHING TO SEX AND GENDER STUDIES?”
Speaker, Steering Committee Invited Panel on “Psychoanalysis: A Look into the Future”
Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Division of Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association, April 28, 2013

“HIERARCHIES OF SUFFERING”
Speaker, Panel on “The Traumatic Field: Psychoanalytic Growth and the Growth of Psychoanalysis.”
William A. White Institute Conference, “Unknowable, Unspeakable and Unsprung: Navigating the Thrill and Danger of Living Amidst Truth, Fantasy and Privacy,” New York, NY, October 5, 2013.


“IN-SERVICE ON LGBT ISSUES”
Invited Consultant, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, CT, October 18, 2013.

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