Amy Schwartz Cooney, Ph.D.

26 West Ninth Street 10B
New York, NY 10011
212 366 5955

Amy Schwartz Cooney is on faculty at NYU Post-Doc, where she teaches Relational Psychoanalysis. She is on the Board of Directors and is faculty/supervisor at NIP, where she co-chairs the Diversity Strategic Planning Committee. She teaches and supervises at the Mitchell Center, and is also on the Executive Committee. As of January 2021, she will be Joint Editor-in-Chief of Psychoanalytic Dialogues along with Lauren Levine, Jack Foehl and Stephen Hartman. She is currently Executive Editor at Dialogues.

In terms of theoretical concerns, Dr. Schwartz Cooney is especially interested in Comparative Psychoanalysis and Object Relational integrations in Relational Psychoanalysis. Most recently she has focused on the qualities that are uniquely vitalizing in the therapeutic encounter. She is contributor/co-editor, along with Rachel Sopher, of the upcoming book: Vitalization in Psychoanalysis: On Being and Becoming, currently in press at Routledge.

Dr. Schwartz Cooney is in private practice, supervises and leads study groups in NYC.

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