M. Gerard Fromm

M. Gerard Fromm, PhD, directed the Erikson Institute for Education and Research at the Austen Riggs Center for many years, where he is currently Senior Consultant. He teaches at a number of psychoanalytic institutes and is on the faculties of Harvard Medical School and the Yale Child Study Center. He is the editor of The Facilitating Environment: Clinical Applications of Winnicott’s Theory (with Bruce L. Smith, PhD) and Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma across the Generations. His most recent book, Taking the Transference, Reaching toward Dreams, reports on his clinical work at the Center.

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Taking the Transference, Reaching Toward Dreams:  Clinical Studies in the Intermediate Area

Taking the Transference, Reaching Toward Dreams: Clinical Studies in the Intermediate Area

by M. Gerard Fromm

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"One of the aims of this game is to reach to the child's ease and so to his fantasy and so to his dreams.” What a lovely description of an easy interplay between two people, leading to the... (more)

Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations

Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations

Edited by M. Gerard Fromm

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A central thesis of this volume is that what human beings cannot contain of their experience - what has been traumatically overwhelming, unbearable, unthinkable - falls out of social discourse, but... (more)

A Spirit that Impels: Play, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis

A Spirit that Impels: Play, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis

Edited by M. Gerard Fromm

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This volume brings together some of the papers presented by leading scholars, artists and psychoanalysts at an annual Creativity Seminar organised by the Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center.... (more)

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