Richard L. Rubens, Ph.D.
OFFICE ADDRESS: 340 West 72 Street DATE OF BIRTH: 20 May 1946
1977 - 1981 William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psychology, New York, N.Y.; Certificate in Psychoanalysis.
1973 - 1974 Harvard University Medical School,
1971 - 1976 Teachers College,
1968 - 1971 Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, N.Y.; B.H.L. in Rabbinic Studies.
1964 - 1968 Yale University,
1977 – 1979 Clinic Fellowship, William Alanson White Institute.
1977 – 1979 Elected to membership in Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America.
1976 Dissertation research at Columbia University accepted as Outstanding.
1971 – 1973 National Institute of Mental Health, Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University.
1968 Graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, with Departmental Honors with Exceptional Distinction.
1967 & 1968 Twice won A. Conger Goodyear Award,
2006 – present International Team Member, The Urban Age, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
1999 - present Supervising Analyst, William
Alanson White Institute,
1989 - present Supervisor of Psychotherapy, William Alanson White Institute, New York, N.Y.
1985 - present Teaching Faculty, William Alanson
1976 - present Private practice of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
1995 - 2011 Adjunct Professor, Clinical Psychology Department, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
1997 - 1999 Faculty, Kansas City Institute
for Contemporary Psychoanalysis,
1981 - 1998 Faculty and Supervisor, National
Institute for the Psychotherapies,
1984 - 1995 Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
1985 - 1989 Faculty,
1987 - 1988 Visiting Faculty,
1980 - 1983 Supervising Psychologist, Clinical Psychology Internship Program, Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
1978 - 1984 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
1977 - 1978 Consulting Psychologist, Mid-Bergen Community Mental Health Center, Paramus, N.J.
1977 - 1978 Instructor, Program in Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
1975 - 1977 Chief Psychologist, Central Bergen Community Mental Health Center, Saddle Brook, N.J.
1974 - 1975 Staff Psychologist, Central Bergen Community Mental Health Center, Saddle Brook, N.J.
1969 Community Organizer, Bronx Council for
Forum for Urban Design: Member
Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development: Member
William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society: Member.
American Psychological Association: Member, Division 39, Section 1.
Harry Stack Sullivan Society of the William Alanson White Institute: President, 1980-1981; Secretary, 1979-1980.
LICENSURE: New York.
Rubens, R. L. Polarities of Experience: The Psychology of the Real. New York: Popolano Press, 2017.
Rubens, R. L. Fairbairn's theory of depression. In, Skolnick, N. & Scharff, D., eds., Fairbairn Then and Now. New York: Analytic Press, 1998.
Rubens, R. L. Thoughts on psychoanalytic supervision. [unpublished paper] 1998.
Rubens, R. L. Review essay: the unique origins of Fairbairn's theories. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 1996, 6 (3), 413-435.
Rubens, R. L. Fairbairn's structural theory. In, Grotstein, J. S. & Rinsley, D. B., Fairbairn and the Origins of Object Relations. New York: Guilford Press, 1994.
Rubens, R. L. Psychoanalysis and the tragic sense of life. New Issues in Psychology, 1992, 10 (3), 347-362.
Rubens, R. L. The meaning of structure in Fairbairn. International Review of Psychoanalysis, 1984, 11 (4), 429-440.
Rubens, R. L. &
Lapidus, L.B. Stimulus
barrier functioning and patterns of arousal in schizophrenics and normal
controls. In, L. Bellak and L. Goldsmith, The
Broad Scope of Ego Function Assessment.
Rubens, R. L. "An independent share in the work": some thoughts on time-limited psychotherapy. New Issues in Psychology, 1983, 1 (2), 177-182.
Rubens, R. L. & Lapidus, L.B. Schizophrenic patterns of arousal and stimulus barrier functioning. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1978, 87 (2), 199-211.
Rubens, R.L. Arousal patterns and stimulus barrier functioning in schizophrenia. Dissertation Abstracts International, 1976, 37, 3626B. (University Microfilms No. 76-29, 857.)
Rubens, R.L. Donatello and the Tragic Sense of Life. Dissertation, Yale University. 1968.
Rubens, R.L. Guernica. [unpublished paper] 1967.