Elizabeth Lowell Auchincloss, M.D.

Psychiatry
Elizabeth Auchincloss

Elizabeth L. Auchincloss, M.D. is the Vice-Chairman for Graduate Medical Education, Director of Residency Training, and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry. She is also Senior Associate Director, and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Dr. Auchincloss is a graduate of Yale College. She received her M.D. from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and trained in Psychiatry at the Payne Whitney Clinic of the New York Hospital where she was Chief Resident in 1982. She received her certificate in psychoanalysis from the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in 1986. Between 1993-2001, she was an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature in Columbia University

Dr. Auchincloss is a three-time recipient of the Award for Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher given by the residents of the Payne Whitney Clinic, the recipient of the 1998 Klar Award for Best Teacher given by the candidates of the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, the winner of the 1999 Edith Shabsin Award for teaching psychoanalysis from the American Psychoanalytic Association, the 2005 George E. Daniels Award from the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine for contributions to psychoanalysis, and the 2009 George Goldman Award from the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center. From 1991-1997, she served as chairman of the curriculum committee of the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center. She has also served as Chairman of the Committee on Graduate Medical Education at New York Presbyterian Hospital--Weill Cornell Medical Center and on the Committee for Psychotherapy Competencies of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training. She currently represents the American Psychiatric Association on the Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry of the ACGME.

Dr. Auchincloss has served in the past as Editor-in-Chief of the Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the New Glossary of Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts (with Eslee Samberg, M.D.) to be published jointly by the American Psychoanalytic Association and Yale University Press. She is a well-known speaker on the subjects of psychoanalytic curriculum and education, psychotherapy education in residency training, the teaching of psychoanalytic concepts and teaching the writings of Freud to college students. She is the author of many book chapters and reviews and has won the Beller Award of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalysis, the Menninger Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Roughton Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association for scholarly work. She is the editor of The Quiet Revolution in American Psychoanalysis: Selected Papers of Arnold M. Cooper, M.D.(London, Brunner-Routledge, 2004) She has published papers in the American Journal of Psychiatry, The Archives of General Psychiatry, the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. Her most recent publications include "Teaching Freud to College Students" (with Nathan Kravis, M.D.-International Journal of Psychoanalysis), "Psychoanalysis and homosexuality: Do we need a new theory?" (with Susan C. Vaughan, M.D.-Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association) "Commentary on The Place of Psychoanalytic Treatments within Psychiatry,'" Archives of General Psychiatry and "A re-assessment of psychoanalytic education: Controversies and changes," (with Robert Michels, M.D. International Journal of Psychoanalysis). In March , 2004, she was a Discussant of the Keynote Papers in the Plenary Session of the 43rd Congress of the International Psychoanalytic Association in New Orleans.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

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  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource

Publications

Books

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. (editor) The Quiet Revolution in American Psychoanalysis: Selected Papers of Arnold M. Cooper, M.D., London, Brunner-Routledge, 2004

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L and Eslee Samberg, M.D. (editors) (in press) Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts, American Psychoanalytic Association, Yale University Press

Journal Articles

Frosch, William and Auchincloss, EL. "Geographical Reinforcement of the Incest Taboo: A Special Form of Situational Impotence," Am.J.Psychiatry, 138 (5):679:680, May, 1981

Auchincloss, EL., "Conflict Among Residents in Response to Pregnancy," Am.J.Psychiatry, 139 (6):818-821, June, 1982

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., and Weiss, Richard W., "Paranoid Character and the Intolerance of Indifference," Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 40 (4):1013-1037, 1992

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., and Kravis, Nathan M., "Teaching Freud to Undergraduates: A Case Report." International Journal of Psychoanalysis 81:753-770, 2000

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Vaughan, Susan C. "Psychoanalysis and homosexuality: Do we need a new theory? Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 49(4):1157-86, 2001

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., "Commentary on ‘The Place of Psychoanalytic Treatments within Psychiatry,'" by Glen Gabbard, Peter Fonagy and John Gunderson, Archives of General Psychiatry 59:501-503, June 2002

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Michels, R., "A reassessment of psychoanalytic education: controversies and changes," International Journal of Psychoanalysis 84:387-403,2003

Samberg, E and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., "Commentary on ‘Pine's Dictionary'" Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 54(3),2006

Park, S. and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. "Psychoanalysis in Introductory Textbooks of Psychology: A Review, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 54(40), 2006

Daniels, JE, Wirth, AB, Herrera, DG, Simpson, EB, Auchincloss, EL, "Headbanging on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit: A Vicious Circle, Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 15:70-79, 2007

Rasminsky, S., Lomonaco, A., Auchincloss, EL Work hours regulations for house staff in psychiatry :Bad or Good for Residency Training?, Academic Psychiatry. 32(1):55-60, 2008

Samberg, E and Auchincloss, EL. Psychoanalytic Lexicography: Notes from Two "Harmless Drudges," Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 58:1059-1088, 2010

Book Chapters, Reviews, Posters and Letters

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Letter) "On Accepting the Cost of Pregnancy." reply to P. Ray Am. J. Psychiatry 140 (11) Nov. 1983

Auchincloss, Elizabeth, L. and Michels, Robert, "Psychoanalytic Theory of Character," in Current Perspectives on Personality Disorders, ed. James Frosch, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, D.C., 1983, 2-19

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reporter) "Panel on the Clinical Management of Masochistic Character Traits," Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, 23 (3): 104-113,1984

Stern, Gloria J. and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reporters), "Symposium: The Public and the Private Woman: New Psychotherapeutic Issues," The Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, 24 (1-2): 1-19, 1984-5

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Stern, Gloria J., "Columbia Psychoanalytic Center Holds Symposium on Public and Private Woman," The Bulletin of the Area II Council, American Psychiatric Association, vol. 26(5): 1,5, 1985

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reporter) "The Fourth Andre B. Ballard Lecture: The Archaic Matrix of the Oedipus Complex," presented by Mme. Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel, Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, 24(3-4):88-95,1985

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reporter) "The Fifth Andre B. Ballard Lecture: The Past Unconscious and the Present Unconscious: Toward the Development of a Theory of Psychoanalytic Technique," presented by Joseph Sandler, M.D., The Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, 26(1-2): 22-29, 1986-87

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reporter) "The Amorous Death of Romeo and Juliet," presented by John Munder Ross, Ph.D., The Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, 27:(1-2):28-37, 1987.

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reviewer) Theaters of the Mind, by Joyce McDougall, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 36(4):1079-84, 1988

Lichtenberg, JD and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reporter) Panel on "The Opening Phase of Psychoanalysis," American Psychoanalytic Association, December, 1986, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 37(1):199-214, 1989

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., and Michels, Robert, "The Impact of Middle Age on Ambitions and Ideals," in The Middle Years, ed. John Oldham and Robert S. Liebert, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1989, 40-57

Lappin, Richard I. and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Letter) "Treatment of the Serotonin Syndrome with Cyproheptadine," New England Journal of Medicine 331 (15): 1021-2,October 13, 1994

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Weiss, Richard W., "Paranoid Character and the Impossibility of Indifference," in Paranoia, New Psychoanalytic Perspectives, editor, Stanley Bone,M.D.,I.U.P.,1994

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Interviewer) and Cooper, Arnold M. "A Conversation with Arnold M. Cooper," The American Psychoanalyst, 28(4), 1994

Busch, Fred and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., " The Psychology of Taking and Prescribing Medication" in Psychodynamic Concepts in General Psychiatry, editor Harvey Schwartz, M.D. Washington, D.C., American Psychiatric Press, 1995

Lister, Elena, Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Cooper, Arnold M., "The Psychodynamic Formulation," in Psychodynamic Concepts in General Psychiatry, editor Harvey Schwartz, M.D. Washington, D.C., American Psychiatric Press, 1995

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Glick, Robert A., "Psychoanalytic Model of the Mind," in Psychiatry, ed. Robert Michels, M.D., Philadelphia, Raven/Lippincott, 1997

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Letter) Revisiting "Requiem" by Alan Stone, Psychiatric Times, March, 1998, pg. 13

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., "With Love for Don and Helen: For Drs. Don and Helen Meyers," Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine 36:30-33,Special Issue 1999

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., "Psychoanalytic Curriculum: A Study in Change and The Anxiety of Influence." in Changing Ideas in a Changing World: Essays in Honor of Arnold M. Cooper, ed. Robert Michels and Peter Fonagy London, Karnac Books, 2000

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reviewer) Of Two Minds: The Growing Disorder in American Psychiatry by T.M. Luhrmann, 50(1):377-382, Winter, 2002

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L., (Reviewer) On Freud by Michael S. Trupp, M.D. International Journal of Psychoanalysis 83, 2002

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Vaughn, Susan C (letter) on Tyson commentary. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. 50(3):995-6, 2002

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. and Michels, R, Response to Dr. Szecsody, International Journal of Psychoanalysis 84:1065, 2003

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. Introduction to The Quiet Revolution in American Psychoanalysis: Selected Papers of Arnold M. Cooper, ed. Elizabeth L. Auchincloss, London, Brunner-Routledge, 2004

Summers, R.F., and Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. (reporters) "The frontiers of psychopathology: New cultures, new patients?" International Journal of Psychoanalysis 85(5):1239-1241 2004

Auchincloss, E.L. and Summers, R.F.(2005) Psychodynamic psychotherapy: A reading list: Comprehensive list: http://www.apsa.org/ctf/cume/crl.pdf

Auchincloss, E.L. and Summers, R.F. (2005) Psychodynamic psychotherapy: A reading list :Essential list: http://www.apsa.org/ctf/cume/erl.pdf

Auchincloss, Elizabeth L. (Reviewer) Abnormal Psychology ed. J. Hansell and L Damour, Psychoanalytic Quarterly , 75(3), July, 2006

Chriss, NH, Auchincloss, EL,(2007) Psychodynamic psychotherapy, in S. Ferrando (Ed.) Psychiatry-In-Review. New York, NY: Educational Testing and Assessment Systems, 2007

Auchincloss, EL, (2009) The psychodynamic formulation, in Approach to the Psychiatric Patient: Case-Based Essays ed. John W. Barnhill, Washington, American Psychiatric Press, 2009

Auchincloss, EL, Helen, Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine 45:17-19, 2010

Walton, M, Penzner, J, Klimstra, SA, Auchincloss, EL, Patient Assaults on Psychiatric Residents:Frequency, Location, and Reporting Practices, Poster, presented at AADPRT, Austin, TX, March 3-5, 2010.

Honors and Awards


1973 Summa Cum Laude, Yale College
Highest Honors in Major Area of Study, Yale College
Phi Beta Kappa

1977 Alpha Omega Alpha
William Raynor Watson Award in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

1981 Mary Putnam Jacobi Fellowship, Women's Medical Association of New York City

1991 The Alexander H. Beller Award, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

1991 Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher, awarded by the Payne Whitney Clinic graduating class

1992 Karl Menninger Prize, American Psychoanalytic Association

1993 Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher, awarded by the Payne Whitney Clinic Residents'Council

1995 Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher, awarded by the Payne Whitney Clinic Residents' Council

1998 Klar Award for Best Teacher, awarded by candidates of Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

1999 Edith Sabshin Award for Excellence in Teaching, American Psychoanalytic Association

2002 Ralph E. Roughton Award, American Psychoanalytic Association

2005 George E. Daniels Award, Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine

2006 Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents, American Psychiatric Association

2009 George S. Goldman Award, Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research