About Werner Bohleber
Werner Bohleber, Dr. philosophy, psychoanalyst in private practice in Frankfurt/Germany. Training and Supervising Analyst, former President of the German Psychoanalytical Association, now Vice-president. Member of the Board of Representatives of the International Psychoanalytical Association. Editor of the German psychoanalytical journal PSYCHE.
His main research subjects are trauma; adolescence and identity formation; investigation of National-socialism; xenophobia and antisemitism. He is particularly interested in investigating the unconscious phantasmatic world of antisemitism. On this background he also studied unconscious phantasies in the islamistic fundamentalism after September 11. His paper on this subject is published in German and in English (In: Varvin&Volkan(Eds.): Violence or Dialogue? Psychoanalytic Insights on Terror and Terrorism. London International Psychonalytic Association) 2003). He is a member of the IPA working group on terror and terrorism. 2007 Mary S. Sigourney Award.
His Books Are:
Destructiveness, intersubjectivity, and trauma. The identity crisis of modern psychoanalysis (London: Karnac, 2010).
What psychoanalysis does today. Identity and inter-subjectivity, trauma and therapy, violence and society. Stuttgart (2012)