Judy L. Kantrowitz (1938- ) Papers, 1973-2011 (Ongoing)

Judy L. Kantrowitz, PhD is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute (BPSI), and an Associate Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School. She is on the Editorial Board of Psychoanalytic Quarterly, and the author of the following: “The Myths of Termination, “Writing about Patients” and “The Patient’s Impact on the Analyst.” The Judy L. Kantrowitz (1938- ) Papers, 1973-2011, 4 manuscript boxes, document her unpublished works, research, lectures, and discussions through her professional life. The papers contain the various works, copies of the papers she gave at lectures, and the correspondence between the different organizations and herself regarding those lectures. The collection also contains unpublished correspondence about her published works and discusses published works she reviewed. Little personal correspondence is contained in the collection. Dr. Kantrowitz stated that the major focus of the collection can be traced to the patient-analyst match research, and the work that she has done through endings of cases and life in a psychoanalytic mindset.

Please note that the BPSI Archives also holds several audio recordings of Judy Kantrowitz’s talks and discussions in the BPSI Event Record collection, her interview of 2017 – in the Oral History Interviews collection, a copy her 1975 paper “The Suitability for Psychoanalysis” – in the Scientific Meeting Papers collection, and her photographs – in the BPSI Photograph Vol III-IV collection.

Finding Aid for this collection is available here.

Related BPSI Collections

BPSI Event Record
BPSI History Collections
Oral History Interviews
Scientific Meeting Papers
BPSI Photograph Collection

Related Sites
Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA)
Boston University Libraries (Dissertation: The effects of crisis on academic achievement)