In the Shadow of Freud's Couch


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Mark Gerald, Ph.D. - 211 Central Park West - New York, New York 10024
Office: 212-874-4959 - Cell: 917-561-8981 -

Mark Gerald is a psychoanalyst and a photographer. He has two Masters degrees in psychology from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in psychology from New York University. He did his psychoanalytic training at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, where he is on the faculty. Mark also teaches at the Stephen A. Mitchell Center for Relational Studies and the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP), and he is on the faculty of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. Mark has presented at psychoanalytic conferences in the United States and internationally and has published papers in Psychoanalytic Dialogues and Psychoanlytic Psychology.
Mark is a trained photographer. He studied with Phillip Perkis at Pratt Institute and with Harvey Stein at the International Center of Photography. He also studied lighting with Bobbi Lane and has trained at the Maine Photography Workshops, the City University of New York, and the University of California at Santa Barbara. His project, "In the Shadow of Freud's Couch: Photographic Portraits of Psychoanalysts in Their Offices" has been showed at the Roosevelt Hotel and the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) in New York and at IARPP in Athens, Greece, and was written about in The New York Times (March 6, 2009) and the Italian news magazine, Internazionale (May 8, 2009). An article describing the project was published in the journal Psychoanalytic Psychology in 2011 ("The Psychoanalytic Office: Past, Present and Future").