Eric R. Marcus

Director of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Eric R. Marcus is Director of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, where he is a training and supervising analyst. He is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was formerly president of the New York County district branch of the American Psychiatric Association of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine.

He has won several teaching awards, including the Columbia University President’s Teaching Award, the Roeske award of the American Psychiatric Association, the Shabshin award of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the regional teaching award of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, and multiple College of Physician’s and Surgeons teaching awards, including serving as Commencement Speaker.

Dr. Marcus conducts research on modern ego psychology and symbolic representation. He is especially interested in affect representations and symbolic alterations of reality. His latest book is Psychosis and Near Psychosis: Ego Function, Symbol Structure, Treatment, revised third edition, in press at Routledge. The first edition was the recipient of The Hartmann Prize of The New York Psychoanalytic Institute.

Participant In:

Fear: Wherefore, Whence?

Saturday, May 7, 2016
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Past Event

Someone is shouting! Ho! Do you hear? Am I howling in vain? For if one is frightened, everything makes a noise!  – Sophocles, Acrisius [fragment] …the sound of a driven leaf shall put them to flight, and they shall flee as one flees from the sword, and they shall fall when none pursues. They shall stumble over… read more »