Wesleyan University (BA), New York University (graduate anthropology), City College (Clinical PhD), William Alanson White Institute (certificate in psychoanalysis)
Adjunct Faculty City College Clinical PhD proram
Associate editor Psychoanalytic Dialogues
Editorical Board Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Bodnar, S. (2018) Hamilton: The “Activist Client” Is no Longer an Academic Exercise. Psychoanalytic Dialogues (27) 6 p. 694 – 703
Bodnar, S (2018) November 8, 2016: The Day I Became a White Clinician Journal of Clinical Psychology (74)1
Bodnar, S. (2015) Inside Out: Making Stories From Kaleidoscopic Realities Psychoanalytic Dialogues 25 (6), p. 687 -693.
Bodnar, S. (2018) Dialogues of the Heart, Living and Trusting Through Moments of Betrayal. Psychoanalytic Dialogues (5), p. 581-585.
Bodnar, S. (2008) Wasted and Bombed; Clinical Enactments of a changing relationship to the Earth, Psychoanalytic Dialogues 18 484-513.
Child Wellness and the Natural World:
Susan Bodnar, PhD
7 W.81st Street Tel: 212-721-0637
New York, NY 10024 Susanbodnarphd@gmail.com
Research Affiliate: Center for Environmental Decision Making, Columbia University, 2008 – 2009.
Program Development and Coordination (1990-2014):
Bodnar, S. (2019, in press). The Loss of Innocence: Confronting Class Differences in the Practice of Psychotherapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology.
Bodnar, S. (2018). Dialogues of the Heart: Living and Trusting Through Moments of Betrayal. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 28 (5):581-585 ·
Bodnar, S. (2018). November 8, 2016: The Day I Became a White Clinician. Journal of Clinical Psychology 74:5, p. 722-729.
Bodnar, S. (2017) Hamilton: The “Activist Client” Is No Longer an Academic Exercise, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 27:6, 694-702.
Bodnar, S. (2017) “Horton Hears a Who and I Do To!” Psychoanalytic Dialogues 27:2. p.27-29.
Bodnar, S. (2015) “Inside Out: Making Stories from Kaleidoscopic Realities”. Psychoanalytic Dialogues 25:6, p. 687-693.
Bodnar, S. (2014). Narratives from the field: Garnering local knowledge in a changing ecological world, Ecopsychology, March 2014.
Bodnar, S. (2011) “It’s Snowing Less”: Narratives of a Transformed Relationship Between Humans and their Environments. In Vital Signs: Psychological Responses to Ecological Crisis, ed. N.Totton & MJ Rust, Karnac Press:London.
Bodnar, S. (2008) Wasted and Bombed; Clinical Enactments of a Changing Relationship to the Earth, Psychoanalytic Dialogues 18, 484-513.
Bodnar, S. (2006) I’m in the Milk and the Milk’s in me: Eros in the Clinical Relationship, Psychoanalytic Dialogues 16, 45-89.
Bodnar, S. (2005) Reflections upon the Roundtable Discussion on Culture, Psychoanalytic Perspectives 2, 15-17.
Bodnar, S. (2004) Review of Schopenhauer’s Porcupines: Intimacy and its Dilemmas in Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society 9, 360-362.
Bodnar, S. (2004) “Remember where you come from: Dissociative Process in Multicultural Individuals, Psychoanalytic Dialogues 14, 581-603.
Bodnar, S. (1997) Gidget Goes to Sing-Sing: An Interpersonal Therapeutic Approach to HIV-Positive Substance Abusers. In: Hope and Mortality: Psychodynamic Approaches to AIDS and HIV, ed. Mark Blechner, Analytic Press: Hillsdale, New Jersey.
Bodnar, S. (1997) Dances with Men: The Impact of Multiple Losses in My Practice of Psychoanalytically Informed Psychotherapy. In: Hope and Mortality: Psychodynamic Approaches to AIDS and HIV, ed. Mark Blechner, Analytic Press: Hillsdale, New Jersey.
"I've been an urban psychologist for over twenty years. Born in Pennsylvania, I have traveled internationally, have lived in New York City most of my life. Ethnographic data informs my clinical practice. I'm the proud mother of a son and a daughter and happlly married. We live with cats, and I'm a fan of theater and music. My gardening and time outdoors form a core component of how I view the importrance and centrality of psychological work.
Trying to make the ideas of psychology accessible to underserved populations.
Making private practice clinical care accessible to people of all incomes.
Integrating the ideas of psychology with those of environmental science.
Currently the principal investigator of a new lab, Wellness and Environmental Sustainability.
APA, APA Division 39, International Association of Relational Psychologists and Psychoanalysts, Stephen Mitchell Relational Center