Candidates' Council Psychoanalytic Paper Prize Winners

2017

Susan Barbour, E.D., L.L.C.
"The Economic Problem of Candidacy"

Semi-finalist:  Steven Baum, Psy.D.
"The Analyst's Enactments"

2016

Deborah Weisinger, Psy.D
"Developing a Psychoanalytic Identity in the Presence of a Psychotherapeutic Identity"

Semi-finalist: Suzanne Klein, Ph.D.
“Healing Psychic Trauma through the Psychoanalytic Relationship"

2015

Sharon Leak, Ph.D.
"Shame and Guilt in Dyslexia and Attention-Deficit Disorder, Perspectives from Clinical Practice and Research"

Semi-finalist: Phoebe Ann Cirio, M.S.W., LCSW
"Surrendering the Body: Suicide in Adolescence"

2013

Alison C. Phillips, M.D.
"A Path to 'No' "

Semi-finalist: A. Chris Heath, M.D.
"On the therapeutic action of Placebo"

2011

Robin E. Gomolin, Psy.D.
"The Intergenerational Theory of Holocaust Trauma: A Systematic Analysis of Psychoanalytic Theory"

Semi-finalist: Nuar Alsadir, Ph.D.
"Laughter: The Only Acceptable Form of Catharsis."

2010

Patricia A. Plopa, Ph.D.
"Cancer, Candidacy and the Couch"

Semi-finalist: M. Ann Simmons, Ph.D., M.S.W.
"The Bourne Ultimatum: Trauma and Superego"

2009

Robert Cohen, Ph.D.
"Working Through the Analyst's Contribution to the Patient's Creative Inhibition"

2007

Catherine Terri Lee, M.D.
"Romantic Mirroring and Erotic Transference in the Female Analytic Dyad"

Semi-finalist: Lisa Anne Miller, M.D.
"The Importance of Language in Self Regulation"

2006

Adele Tutter, M.D., Ph.D.
"Medication as Object"

Semi-finalist: Susan Scheftel, Ph.D.
"The World of William Steig: A Creative Representation of Early Separation and Resiliency"

2004

John Jemerin, M.D.
"Latency and the Capacity to Reflect on Mental States"

Semi-finalist: Cheryl Eschbach, M.D., Ph.D.
"Womb Envy in Character Development"

2003

Jeffrey Applegate, Ph.D.
"Re-Presenting Winnicott: New Findings from Infancy Research and Neurobiology"

Semi-finalist: Britt-Marie Schiller, Ph.D. and Susan Stiritz, Ph.D.
"Transforming Categories: Genealogies of Virginity and Sainthood"

2001

Co-Winners
Elizabeth Wallace, M.D.
"Transference, Transformation, and Chocolate"        

Carolyn de Pottel, Ph.D.
"Rethinking Envy and the Defenses Against It"

2000

Forrest Hamer, Ph.D.
"Guards at the Gate: Race, Resistance and Psychic Reality"

1999

Alan T. Lloyd, M.D.
"Metapsychology and the Selfish Gene"

Semi-finalist: Heather Craige, M.S.W.
"Mourning Analysis: the Post-Termination Phase"

1998

Burton R. Hutto, M.D.
"Disparate Goals in Clinical Psychoanalysis"

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