Publications

 

Howell, E.F. (accepted). Regressing to reality: Finding and listening to the inner world of the traumatized child. In:  Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, Gabriele Cassullo, Jay Frankel (Eds), In the tradition of Sandor Ferenczi, New York, NY: Karnac.

Howell, E.F. (in press). From hysteria to chronic relational trauma disorder: The history of borderline personality disorder and its links with dissociation and psychosis, Revised. In: Dissociation and psychosis: Emerging perspectives on severe psychopathology, Revised. Ed: Andrew Moskowitz, Ingo Schafer, and Martin Dorahy. New York: Wiley.

Howell, E.F. (2016). Speaking to and validating emotional truth in the jerrybuilt self: On therapeutic action in the psychoanalytic treatment of trauma. In: Richard Gartner, Ed., Trauma and Countertrauma, Resilience and Counterresilience :Insights from Psychoanalysts and Trauma Experts. Routledge, NewYork, NY.

Howell, E. F. & Itzkowitz, S. , Eds. (2016),The Dissociative Mind in Psychoanalysis:

            Understanding and Working With Trauma. Routledge Press.

Howell, E. F. (2016) Models of dissociation in Freud’s work: Outcomes of dissociation of trauma in theory. Chapter 6. In: E.F. Howell &S. Itzkowitz (Eds.) The Dissociative Mind in Psychoanalysis: Understanding and Working With Trauma. Routledge Press.

Howell, E.F. & Itzkowitz, S., (2016).  Is trauma-analysis psycho-analysis? Chapter 1. In: E.F. Howell &S. Itzkowitz (Eds.) The Dissociative Mind in Psychoanalysis: Understanding and Working With Trauma. Routledge Press.

Howell, E. F. & Itzkowitz, S. (2016). In:  E.F. Howell &S. Itzkowitz (Eds.) The Dissociative Mind in Psychoanalysis: Understanding and Working With Trauma. Routledge Press.

Howell, E. F. & Itzkowitz, S. (2016) The everywhereness of trauma and the dissociative structuring of the mind. Chapter 3. In: E.F. Howell &S. Itzkowitz (Eds.) The Dissociative Mind in Psychoanalysis: Understanding and Working With Trauma. Routledge Press.

Itzkowitz, S.; Chefetz, R. A.; Hainer, M. ; Hopenwasser, K.; & Howell, E. F. (2015). Exploring dissociation and dissociative identity disorder: A roundtable discussion. Psychoanalytic Perspectives.12: 39-79.

Howell, E.F. (2014). Ferenczi’s concept of identification with the aggressor: Implications for understanding the dissociative structure of mind involving interacting victim and abuser. self-states. American Journal of Psychoanalysis.74:1, pp. 48-59.

Howell, E.F. (2013). Masochism: A bridge to the other side of abuse, revised.

Attachment: New Directions in Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.

7:  231-242.

Howell, E.F. (2013). The Origins of Psychoanalysis in a Case of Probable DID: A Review of A           Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud Betrayed his Mentor and Invented Psychoanalysis. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation.

Howell, E.F. (2011). Understanding and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach. New York: Routeledge.

Howell, E. F. (2010). Dissociation and dissociative disorders: Commentary and context. In: Knowing, Not-Knowing and Sort-Of-Knowing: Psychoanalysis and the Experience of Uncertainty. Ed: Jean Petrucelli. London: Karnac, pp. 213-249.

Howell, E.F. and Blizard, R. A. (2009). Chronic Relational Trauma: A New Diagnostic Scheme for Borderline Personality and the Spectrum of Dissociative Disorders. In: The International Society for the Study of Dissociation Report on Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders: DSM V and Beyond, Ed. P. Dell & J. O’Neil.

Howell, E. F. (2008). Borderline personality disorder: Trauma, dissociation, splitting and psychosis: From hysteria to chronic relational trauma.  In: Dissociation and psychosis: Emerging perspectives on severe psychopathology. Ed: Andrew Moskowitz, Ingo Schafer, and Martin Dorahy.  New York: Wiley.

Howell, E.F. (2008), “Inside and Outside: “Trauma/Dissociation/Relationality” As a Framework for Understanding Psychic Structure and Problems in Living.” Psychoanalytic Perspectives,5:1.

Howell, E.F. (2006), “The Dissociative Mind,” In Touch, Newsletter for the WCSPP Association.

Howell, EF (2005), The Dissociative Mind, Hillsdale NJ: The Analytic Press.

 Howell, E. F. (2003). Narcissism, A Relational Aspect of Dissociation, Journal of Trauma And Dissociation, 4:3, 51-71.

Howell, E. F. (2002). Back to the 'States': Victim and Abuser States in Borderline Personality Disorder," Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 12:6, 921-957.

Howell, E. F. (2002). Dual Visions, Dual Voices: Reply to Commentary.Psychoanalytic Dialogues,12:6, 971-986.

Howell, E. F. (2002). "Good Girls," Sexy "Bad Girls," and Warriors: The Role of Trauma and Dissociation in the Creation and Reproduction of Gender,"Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 3:4. 5-32. (Republished as lead article in J. A. Chu and E. S. Bowman, Ed. Trauma and Sexuality: The Effects of Childhood Sexual, Physical, and Emotional Abuse on Sexual Identity and Behavior. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Medical Press, pp. 5-32.

Howell, E. F. (2001a). Masochistic Phenomena Reconceptualized as a Response to Trauma: Recovery and Treatment. Directions in Mental Health Counseling, Long Island City, NY: The Hatherleigh Company, 11:9, 99-108.

Howell, E. F. (2001b).The Illusion of the Unified Self,In: P. Howell and J. Hall (Ed.), Self Through Art and Science, First Book Library.

Howell,E F (1997a).Desperately Seeking Attachment: A Psychoanalytic Reframing ofHarsh Superego, Dissoc,, X: 4, 230-239.

Howell, E. F.(1997b).Masochism: A Bridge to the Other Side of Abuse,Dissociation,X:4,240-245.

Howell, E. F. (1997c). Masochism: A Response to Trauma, Treatment Today, Summer, 14-15.

Howell, E. F. (1996). Dissociation in Masochism and Psychopathic Sadism,Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 32: 3, 427-453.

Howell, E. F. (1994). The Place of Managed Care in Psychic Life, In Touch, (Newsletter for the Psychoanalytic Association of the Westchester Center for study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy)., 6-8.

E. F. Howell and M. Bayes (1981), Women and Mental Health. New York: Basic Books

Howell, E. F. (1981a). Women: From Freud to the Present, In: E. F. Howell and M. Bayes, (Ed.), Women and Mental Health, NY: Basic Books, pp. 3-25

Howell, E. F. (1981b). The Influence of Gender on Diagnosis and Psychopathology, In: E. F. Howell and M. Bayes, (Ed.), Women and Mental Health, New York: Basic Books, pp. 153-159. (Reprinted in Social Structure and Social Work, Smith College for Social Work Anthology of Selected Readings, Ginn Custom Publishing, Lexington, MA, 1984)

Howell, E. F. and Bayes, M., (1981). Women’s Treatment Needs In: E. F. Howell and M. Bayes, (Ed.), Women and Mental Health, NY: Basic Books, p. 309.

Howell, E. F. (1981c). Psychological Reactions of Postpartum Women, In: E. F. Howell and M. Bayes, (Ed.), Women and Mental Health, NY: Basic Books pp. 340-346.

Howell, E. F. (1981d). Psychotherapy with Women Clients: The Impact of Feminism, In: E. F. Howell and M. Bayes, (Ed.), Women and Mental Health, New York: Basic, 509-513.

Howell, E. F. (1981e). Where Do We Go From Here? , In: E. F. Howell and M. Bayes, (Ed.), Women and Mental Health, NY: Basic Books pp. 603-606.

Howell, E. F. (1975). Self-Presentation in Reference to Sex-Role Stereotypes as Related to Level of Moral Development, unpublished dissertation, New York University, Clinical Psychology.  

Book Reviews

Howell, E.F. (in press). The Origins of Psychoanalysis in a Case of Probable DID: A Review of A Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud Betrayed his Mentor and Invented PsychoanalysisJournal of Trauma and Dissociation.

Howell, E. F. (2008) “The Charred Stub Outspeaks the Living Tree,” A review of

Ghislaine Boulanger’s Wounded by Reality: Understanding and Treating Adult Onset Trauma (2007), Contemporary Psycchoanalysis, 44: 633-642.

Howell, E. F. (2001), Bk Review of Standing in the Spaces by Philip Bromberg, J.Trauma and Dissociation,2001, 2:2,92-95.

Howell, E. F. (2001), Bk Review of Fragment by Fragment: Feminist Perspectives on Memory and Child Sexual Abuse, M. Rivera, (Ed.), Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 2:2, 95-97.

Some Presented and Conference Papers

4/4/16, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Annual Conference, Chaired workshop, “See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil: From Satan to the Psychopath, and presented “How the Reality of Human Evil and Psychopathy became Dissociated and Why they Need to be Reconceptualized: A Beginning.”

4/4/16 International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Annual Conference . Workshop chaired by Sheldon Itzkowitz on “Child Survivors of the Holocaust.” Presented: “Dori Laub”s Mother Speaks.” San Francisco, CA.

3/11/16, The Invited speaker for Manhattan Institute Colloquium: “Speaking to and validating emotional truth in the jerrybuilt self: On therapeutic action in the psychoanalytic treatment of trauma,” New York: New York

10/23/15, The Invited Speaker for Annual Conference of the New Mexico Psychoanalytic Society: “The Dissociative Mind,” Albuquerque, NM.

9/19/2015, Speaker at25th Annual Event, International Conference in Celebration of John Bowlby’s Work—Attachment Theory, How John Bowlby Revolutionised Our Understanding of Human Relationships., London: England.

4/18/15, The Keynote Speaker, at all day Conference of the Denver Psychoanalytic Society, “TheDissociative Mind and the Discovery of the Self.,” Denver, Co.

3/20/15 Invited Speaker: “Projective Identification: A Very Important Phenomenon and a Very

Important Concept, but What is it?” Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center, New York, NY.

1/14/15 Case Presenter, at DG,” Trauma in the Transference: Sensing out Deeper Dissociated and

            Repressed Trauma Experience and Laying out the Framework for its Emergence in the

Transference.” Scientific Program, American Psychoanalytic Association, Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY. Chair, Richard Hertel, PhD.

9/27/14 “The Dissociative Mind: Psychodynamics and Applications to Contemporary Dynamic Psychotherapy.” Keynote Presenter with Dr. Norman Doidge. Sponsored by the Calgary Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Education Fund, The Canadian Psychoanalytic Society, and The Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

            5/16 /14Schwartz Memorial Lecture: “Personality Organization, Defense, and Treatment from

                                    the Perspective of the Dissociative Mind.” Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, New

                                    York, NY.

4/  /14   International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Annual Conference. Chaired workshop, “What Has Dissociation Got Against Psychoanalysis and What Has Psychoanalysis Got Against Dissociation? Psychoanalysis and Dissociation: Allies or Ignorers.” Presented. “Seven reasons for the rift.” Longbeach, California.

4/   /14   International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Annual Conference. Discussant of a case at workshop chaired by Sheldon Itzkowitz,

3/28/14Paper presenter, Dreaming Dissociative Multiplicity: The organization of self-states and posttraumatic experience in highly dissociative patients as revealed in their dreams,  European Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ESTD), Copenhagen, Denmark.

1/ 13   Presenter: Dreams as a window into Psychic Structure and the Unconscious: How Hidden Conflict Among Dissociated Self-States Emerges in Dreamwork, Division 39 (APA) Annual Conference,. New York, NY.

1/17/13, Case Presenter at DG, chaired by Richard Kluft, MD: PsychoanalticPerspectives on            the Dissociative Disorders, Scientific Program, American Psychoanalytic Association,Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY.,

6/2/12, Ferenczi’a Concept of Identification with the Aggressor: Implications for Understanding theDissociative Structure of Mind Involving Interacting Victim and Abuser Self-States, withParticular Relevance to Borderline Personality Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder. Presented at “Faces of Trauma: International Ferenczi Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

12/3/11, “We’re All in This Together: Dissociated Selves.” Co-discussant with Philip Bromberg and Sheldon Itzkowitz. All day workshop at National Institute of Psychotherapy. New York, NY.

11/6/11, Presenter (with Sheldon Itzkowiz, Ph.D.) Dissociated Selves: A Video Presentation Highlighting Aspects of the Treatment of a Woman with DID. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation 28th Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

11/6/11, Presenter (with Sheldon Itzkowiz, Ph.D.) Dissociated Selves: A Video Presentation Highlighting Aspects of the Treatment of a Woman with DID. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation 28th Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

11/7/11, Presenter (with Magaret HainerLCSW). Buried Treasures: Ferenczi and Fairbairn on Complex Trauma and Dissociation.The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation 28thAnnual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

9/26/10, A Keynote Speaker, at the New York State Psychological Association, Division of Psychoanalysis Annual conference, Prisms of the Mind: Dissociation and Attachment, titled, “Relational Trauma, Disorganized Attachment, and Dissociative Disorders.” Kimmel Auditorium, New York City.  

3/28/09, The Keynote Speaker, at the Annual Retreat of the Psychoanalytic Association of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. “Trauma, Dissociation and Multiplicity: From Dissociative Identity Disorder to Multiple Self–States," IBM Conference Center, Armonk, NY

4/10/08, Presenter, Div. 39 (APA) Spring Conference Symposium: The Spurned Diagnosis and the Abused Child. “Dissociative Identity Disorder: The Spurned Diagnosis and the Abused Child: Commentary and Context” Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY.

4/11/08 Discussant, Div. 39 (APA) Spring Conference, “Mitigating masochism through right-brain to right-brain caring: From multiple self to dissociative identity disorder,” Discussant for papers by Rich Chefetz, MD, and Rebecca Curtis, Ph.D., Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY.

3/10/08, Training workshop on treatment of dissociative disorders to the Women’s Health Project, Dept. of Psychiatry, St. Luke’s Hospital, New York, NY.

3/8/08. Keynote speaker at “Trauma and Dissociation: Current Theory and Clinical Applications,” Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, New Haven, CT.

4/21/07, Keynote Presenter, Borderline Personality Disorder and Psychosis, the International Society for the Study of Psychosis and Schizophrenias (ISPS), New York, NY.

3/16/2007, The Presenter at “Round Table for Shame and Traumatic Events, Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, New York, NY.

1/17/07, Case Presenter, Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Dissociative Disorders, Scientific

Program, American Psychoanalytic Association, Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY.,

Chair, Richard P. Kluft

6/10/06, Keynote Speaker, along with Colwyn Trewarthen at The Cognitive Analytic

Therapy Confer., “Dissociation, Relationality,and Cognitive Analytic Therapy.” Dublin, Ireland.

Howell, E.F. (2006), “The Dissociative Mind,” Presented at the International

Federation for the Study of Psychoanalysis. Rome, Italy, May, 2006.

Howell, E. F. (2/4/2006), Keynote Address, along with Rich Chefetz and Bessel van der Kolk

National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Annual Conference, NYC, “Inside

and Outside: “Trauma/Dissociation/Relationality” As a Framework fo Understanding Psychic     Structure and Problems in Living.

Howell, E. F. (2003). Borderline Personality as a Dissociative Spectrum Disorder: Alternating Victim and Aggressor States. Colloquium Series, The Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis, October 10, 2003.New York, NY

Howell, E. F. (1998). ‘Masochism and Damaged Self/Other Boundaries,’

International Society for the Study of Dissociation Annual Confer.,11/98. Seattle, WA

Howell, E. F. (1995), Mixing Business with Matters of the Soul: Honesty and Treatment Boundaries, Presented at “Boundary Dilemmas in the Psychoanalytic Relationship,” a conference sponsored by the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, March, 1995. White Plains, NY.

Howell, E. F. (1994). Witnessing Terror and Cruelty: Bystanders' Responses and Responsibilities: The Ethical Cultural Society, Jan. 1994. Ossining, New York.

Kafka, H., Weber, R., Howell, E. F., (1988). Perspectives on Masochism: An Interpersonal Theory, Presented at Spring Conference of Div. Psychoanalysis of American Psychological Association, February 1988. San Francisco, CA.

Howell, E. F (1985b). The Postpartum Experience. Presented at the Psychology Section Colloquium at Maimonides Hospital, March, 1985. Brooklyn, NY

Howell, E. F. (1983a). Women's Psychotherapy Groups: Some Psychoanalytic and Sociocultural Issues, October 1983. Presented for the Women's Psychotherapy Centre Institute. October, 1983. New York, NY