Mary Target

Mary Target PhD is a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist, Professor of Psychoanalysis at University College, London, Director of the Psychoanalysis Unit and Director of the MSc in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies. She is also Professional Director of the Anna Freud Centre, London, where she is the Academic and Research Organiser of the Doctorate in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, and holds an associate clinical professorship at Yale University (New Haven, CT). She is Joint Series Editor of the Karnac Series in Psychoanalysis, and of the Yale Series on Developmental Science and Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Target has active international academic collaborations with colleagues in the following institutions: Yale University, New Haven; the Université Laval, Quebec; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; she also has active clinical consultation and supervision responsibilities at the Netherlands Psychoanalytic Institute, Amsterdam, and the Masonic Center for Children and Families, San Francisco.

Check out these links to publications freely available on the web to get a flavor of what this day will hold for you:

The Rooting of the Mind in the Body: New Links Between Attachment Theory and Psychoanalytic Thought

Mentalization in Adult Attachment Narratives: Reflective Functioning, Mental States, and Affect Elaboration Compared

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